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Evanston aldermen delay introduction of ETHS safety zone ordinance

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 13, 2013


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

City Council on Monday night held off formally discussing a safety zone around Evanston Township High School amid growing concerns that the proposal would unfairly target black neighbors. In a rare response during citizen comment, Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl sought to assure 5th Ward residents that...

After transplant surgery, Nordman looks forward to new chapter of life

After transplant surgery, Nordman looks forward to new chapter of life

Ally Mutnick, Summer Reporter

August 13, 2013


Filed under Campus, Student Groups, The Summer Northwestern 2013, Top Stories

Only three days after a double lung transplant, Josie Nordman took off the oxygen mask that had helped her breathe for the last eight months. Her doctor was unsure, but she insisted. She walked a lap around a hall in the hospital breathing completely on her own. “I was just crying,” the rising...

Photo gallery: Patients march to Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Photo gallery: Patients march to Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Summer Editor

August 12, 2013


Filed under Multimedia, Photo Gallery, The Summer Northwestern 2013

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...

Patients march 7 miles to protest transplant policy at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Patients march 7 miles to protest transplant policy at Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Summer Editor

August 12, 2013


Filed under Administration, Campus, The Summer Northwestern 2013, Top Stories

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...

Updated: Nearly 50 Northwestern students investigated in fake ID ring

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 12, 2013


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Dozens of Northwestern students have been questioned in connection with a massive fake ID ring based at the University of Georgia, according to officials. The operation came to light after a Clarke County, Ga., grand jury indicted 20 students earlier this month, including a recent Northwestern graduate. Arvind...

D65 Superintendent Hardy Murphy resigns

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 12, 2013


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

Evanston/Skokie District 65 Superintendent Hardy Murphy announced today that he has resigned to go into consulting. Murphy's resignation was effective Friday, according to D65. He joined the district in July 1999 after 20 years with the Fort Worth Independent School District. "The Board would like...

Hunger strikers to march to Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Edward Cox, Assistant Summer Editor

August 11, 2013


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

Patients will march today to Northwestern Memorial Hospital and demand to speak with its management about its organ transplant policy, according to an organizer. The march, which begins at 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Anglican Catholic Mission, comes after 14 patients concluded a week-long hunger...

Updated: Police: Man shot near Chicago-Evanston border

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 10, 2013


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

A 24-year-old man was shot early this morning near the Chicago-Evanston border, according to police. The man was shot once in the arm at about 1:15 a.m. in the 7400 block of North Rogers Avenue, Chicago Police Department News Affairs Officer Amina Greer said. The man is in stable condition at St....

Northwestern students to perform in backup choir for pop star Josh Groban

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Summer Editor

August 9, 2013


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013, Theater

Two Northwestern students will sing in a backup chorus for Josh Groban on Saturday evening at the Ravinia Festival. Bienen junior Jimmy Reese and Ryan Townsend Strand, a voice and opera graduate student, will perform in three songs for the pop music star at the Highland Park, Ill., music festival....

Trader Joe’s set to open in early September

Trader Joe’s set to open in early September

Amanda Gilbert, Summer Reporter

August 9, 2013


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

If all goes according to plan, Northwestern students should be able to shop at Trader Joe's when the academic year starts. The store's website says the Evanston location, 1211 Chicago Ave., will open Sept. 6, a month earlier than the original date. “It's practically complete,” said Scott Gendell,...

Surveillance video captures moments before, after alleged sexual assault

Surveillance video captures moments before, after alleged sexual assault

Ciara McCarthy, Summer Reporter

August 9, 2013


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

Evanston police released a surveillance video Thursday taken across the street from an alleged sexual assault and robbery near the Chicago-Evanston border. Authorities say they are still searching for the man who sexually assaulted and robbed a 19-year-old woman Tuesday morning in the 1700 block of...

Football: Fitzgerald vows to push Wildcats to their limits in summer training

Josh Walfish, Summer Reporter

August 8, 2013


Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports, The Summer Northwestern 2013

For Pat Fitzgerald's Wildcats, training camp has become synonymous with two-a-days in the blistering heat this summer. The Northwestern coach has gone in a different direction as one of the Cats' most highly anticipated seasons approaches, challenging his team more mentally than physically. NU will...