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An editor for two decades, Parneshia Jones announced as new director of Northwestern University Press

A book published by Northwestern University Press. Longtime editor Parneshia Jones was recently named NUP’s new director.

Isabelle Sarraf, Campus Editor

September 22, 2020

Parneshia Jones, an editor for Northwestern University Press for the last two decades, was recently named its new director, according to a news release. NUP is the scholarly and trade publishing arm of Northwestern, printing works in everything from philosophy to fiction to literary criticism. The...

Away from Evanston, sophomores form “pods” to stay together this quarter

Medill sophomore Erica Davis completes online classes from a house in Skaneateles, NY. Davis is one of several sophomores completing virtual classes in a “pod” away from Evanston.

Emily Sakai, Assistant Campus Editor

September 22, 2020

When freshmen and sophomores received University President Morton Schapiro’s Aug. 28 email — which canceled their in-person classes and on-campus housing plans just over a week before move-in — they had limited options.  Students could stay at home and carry out remote learning there, or scramble to find an off-campus apartment in the...

Harley Clarke Mansion proposals to be reviewed again by City Manager’s office

The Harley Clarke Mansion, 2603 Sheridan Rd. After presentations, City Council sent four proposals back to the City Manager’s office for further evaluation on Monday.

Jason Beeferman, Reporter

September 22, 2020

City Council sent proposals to repurpose the Harley Clarke Mansion back to the City Manager’s office for continued evaluation after four groups presented their plans to City Council and the community on Monday. Four organizations — Artists Book House, Evanston Community Lakehouse & Gardens,...

D202 board approves 2021 budget amid pandemic concerns

Evanston Township High School. The district’s school board approved its 2021 budget on Monday.

Molly Burke, Reporter

September 22, 2020

The Evanston Township High School/District 202 school board approved its budget for the 2021 fiscal year at its Monday meeting, factoring in lost revenues and increased expenses related to COVID-19. The budget largely funds teachers’ salaries and benefits, with 68 percent of the operating expenditures...

ETHS senior killed in West Rogers Park

Arturo Munoz. The ETHS senior was killed on Monday.

Jacob Fulton, City Editor

September 22, 2020

An Evanston Township High School student was fatally shot in West Rogers Park on Monday morning. Arturo Munoz, a 17-year-old ETHS senior, was standing in an alley in the 6400 block of North Hamilton Avenue around 2:50 a.m. when somebody fired shots, according to the Chicago Police Department. Police...