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Accreditation council responds to Medill decision

Accreditation council responds to Medill decision

Mariana Alfaro, Print Managing Editor

May 7, 2017


Filed under Campus, Top Stories

The accreditation council for journalism schools responded to Medill Dean Brad Hamm’s comments on the school’s decision to not reapply for accreditation in an email, saying some of Hamm’s comments made to The Daily and the Chicago Tribune contained some “factually incorrect and misleading statements.” Last...

New D65 board president looks beyond budget problems

New D65 board president looks beyond budget problems

Billy Kobin, Reporter

May 7, 2017


Filed under City, Politics, Top City Stories, Top Stories

Serving others and her community is nothing new to Suni Kartha (Weinberg ’97), who was elected president of the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 school board last week. Kartha, who has two children in District 65 schools, has volunteered in Evanston schools and the community for years. In her...

British rapper Little Simz to play Dillo Day

British rapper Little Simz to play Dillo Day

Allyson Chiu, Campus Editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under Campus, Student Groups, Top Stories

British rapper Little Simz will perform at Dillo Day, Mayfest announced Friday night. Little Simz, whose real name is Simbi Ajikawo, is a London native who has released a series of five EPs called “Age 101,” two studio albums, two other EPs and four mixtapes since 2010. She is the third act to...

Same-sex marriage activist talks landmark Supreme Court case, LGBTQ rights

Same-sex marriage activist talks landmark Supreme Court case, LGBTQ rights

Julia Esparza, Reporter

May 5, 2017


Filed under Campus, Events, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

In 2013, Jim Obergefell raised enough money to charter a medical plane to fly his terminally-ill partner and himself from Ohio to Maryland so they could get married. “We got to say those words we never thought we would say, ‘I thee wed,’” Obergefell said. Five days into their marriage,...

Residents call for library equity audit

Residents call for library equity audit

Kristina Karisch, Assistant City Editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics, Top City Stories, Top Stories

Evanston residents gathered outside the main branch of the Evanston Public Library on Thursday to demand an equity audit of the library’s services, collections and policies. The crowd of about 20 residents held signs calling for equity — some making a play on words using book titles — and handed...