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Updated: New Evanston subcommittee rules out shortening Northwestern shuttle service

Updated: New Evanston subcommittee rules out shortening Northwestern shuttle service

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 17, 2013


Filed under City, Local, Politics, The Summer Northwestern 2013, Top Stories

A new Evanston City Council subcommittee is no longer considering shortening Northwestern shuttle service along Noyes Street, according to a city official. The city's Administration and Public Works Committee voted Monday night to create the panel in response to concerns first raised by Ald. Judy...

Police seize nearly 3 pounds of pot in drug bust

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 16, 2013


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Investigators found nearly 3 pounds of marijuana during a drug bust Wednesday morning in west Evanston, according to police. Evanston police arrested Jemar D. Harris, 28, after their Special Operations Group searched his residence at about 6 a.m. in the 1900 block of Jackson Avenue and discovered...

Northwestern study links young adults’ debt to poor physical, mental health

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Summer Editor

August 16, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus, The Summer Northwestern 2013

A new Northwestern study has found that financial problems can turn into health concerns for young people in debt. The study shows higher debt can lead to higher blood pressure and poorer mental and physical health. Published in this month's issue of "Social Science and Medicine," it is the first...

Updated: Evanston aldermen to weigh Northwestern shuttle route

Updated: Evanston aldermen to weigh Northwestern shuttle route

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 16, 2013


Filed under City, Local, Politics, The Summer Northwestern 2013, Top Stories

A new Evanston City Council subcommittee will meet with University officials for the first time next month to address Northwestern's shuttle route along Noyes Street. The city's Administration and Public Works Committee voted Monday night to form the panel including Alds. Judy Fiske (1st), Jane...

Northwestern extends women’s basketball coach Joe McKeown’s contract through 2017

Josh Walfish, Summer Reporter

August 15, 2013


Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, Sports Blogs, The Summer Northwestern 2013, Wildcat Extra

Women's basketball coach Joe McKeown has signed a contract extension through 2017, Northwestern announced this morning. In his five years leading the Wildcats, McKeown has brought in impressive talent. Sophomore forward Maggie Lyon was the Big Ten Freshman of the Year last season and incoming f...

Evanston panel tosses out ethics complaint against Tendam

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 15, 2013


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, The Summer Northwestern 2013

The Evanston Board of Ethics on Tuesday night unanimously dismissed a complaint against Ald. Mark Tendam (6th) stemming from a $1,000 campaign contribution. Neighbors Nick Agnew and Claire Delgado had taken issue with Evanston billionaire James N. Pritzker's donation to Tendam's re-election effort...

Protein Bar likely to replace Lululemon Athletica in downtown Evanston

Ciara McCarthy, Summer Reporter

August 15, 2013


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Health food restaurant Protein Bar may soon replace athletic apparel store Lululemon Athletica in downtown Evanston. City Council must grant Protein Bar a special use permit before the business can open at 1622 Sherman Ave. Aldermen voted Monday night to introduce the restaurant's application and...

Caracotsios: No escaping education in summer TV wasteland

Caracotsios: No escaping education in summer TV wasteland

Julian Caracotsios, Summer Columnist

August 14, 2013


Filed under Columns, Opinion, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Summer classes just finished, so I’m sitting at home in the undisputed capital of Suburbistan – Naperville, Ill. – trying to find something with which to entertain myself. Though I’m actually being semi-responsible and reviewing for the differential equations class I’m taking in the fall...

Goodman: United States should assert gay pride at Winter Olympics

Goodman: United States should assert gay pride at Winter Olympics

Meredith Goodman, Summer Columnist

August 14, 2013


Filed under Columns, Opinion, The Summer Northwestern 2013

In my Jews and Sports seminar last quarter – yes, there is a class on Jews and sports, and yes, there was more than one day’s worth of material to cover – we heavily discussed the German-hosted Olympics in 1936 and 1972. The 1936 Berlin Olympics were a showcase of Nazi pride and athleticism....

Video: Patients march to Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Video: Patients march to Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Summer Editor

August 14, 2013


Filed under Multimedia, The Summer Northwestern 2013, Video

The death of a young woman who illegally lived in the country has intensified criticism of Northwestern Memorial Hospital's organ transplant policy, leading to a seven-mile march Sunday. The family of Sarai Rodriguez says it holds the hospital accountable for her death Friday, saying the hospital...

Block Museum to close for repairs, improvements through Fall Quarter

Ciara McCarthy, Summer Reporter

August 14, 2013


Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

The Block Museum of Art will close for repairs and improvements through Fall Quarter after sustaining water damage in several parts of the building, the University announced Tuesday. The museum will reopen in January. Last week, a fire suppression water pipe burst in the building, damaging the museum’s...

Northwestern student wins rap contest on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’

Northwestern student wins rap contest on ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’

Amanda Gilbert, Summer Editor

August 14, 2013


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Multimedia, Student Entertainment, The Summer Northwestern 2013, Video

Former Northwestern point guard Omar Jimenez represented the school in a new way Friday, appearing on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon." The rising Medill junior won the talk show's Battle of the Instant Rappers competition — and a pair of Beats by Dre headphones — after rapping about breakfast for...