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Evanston residents gather to hear Pritzker’s budget plan, expressing concern over proposed pension liabilities

Evanston residents gather to hear Pritzker’s budget plan, expressing concern over proposed pension liabilities

Thea Showalter, Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Top Stories

The Center for Tax and Budget Accountability and the office of Illinois Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston) hosted a town hall Tuesday night to give residents an overview of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s proposed Fair Income Tax, discuss pensions and to address other budget-related issues. Gabel, Illinois Rep....

Sociologist and writer Eve Ewing discusses racial discrimination in education

Sociologist and writer Eve Ewing discusses racial discrimination in education

Cadence Quaranta, Reporter

April 16, 2019


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

Dr. Eve Ewing spoke openly of leadership and racial discrimination within the modern education system as a part of the Nancy and Ray Loeschner Leadership series Tuesday. An assistant professor at the University of Chicago, Ewing is a sociologist, poet, writer, and scholar. She authored “Ghosts...

Northwestern joins action collaborative to address sexual and gender harassment in higher education

Northwestern joins action collaborative to address sexual and gender harassment in higher education

Megan Munce, Reporter

April 16, 2019


Filed under Administration, Campus, Diversity and Inclusion, Latest Stories, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Weinberg sophomore Chloe Krugel, a neuroscience major and psychology minor, says she often feels like her male peers and professors have discounted her work due to her gender. Krugel said the climate of academia can be hostile for women. Northwestern recently announced its commitment to address that...

ASG senators to file petition for student autonomy in the Black House

ASG senators to file petition for student autonomy in the Black House

Marissa Martinez, Print Managing Editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under Campus, Instagram Posts, Latest Stories, Student Government, Top Stories

ASG senators and community members will present a petition this Wednesday titled “Resolution In Support of Student Autonomy in the Black House,” which will be voted on next week. The petition concerns the lack of a guaranteed space for the temporary Black House while the building undergoes renov...

King Arts Parents demand partnership with District 65 Officials for equitable education

King Arts Parents demand partnership with District 65 Officials for equitable education

Andres Correa, Assistant City Editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, Top Stories

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Literary and Fine Arts School parent groups on Sunday afternoon sent a joint email to administrators in the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 in response to a town hall which addressed academic disparities between black and white students. In the email sent by Black Parents...