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Title IX office seeks to fill new outreach, education position

Title IX office seeks to fill new outreach, education position

Claire Hansen, Reporter
April 11, 2017
Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

The Sexual Harassment Prevention Office is looking to fill a new position focused on education and outreach. The position was developed during Fall Quarter and posted in January, Joan Slavin, Title IX coordinator and director of the SHPO, told The Daily in an email. The new position was introduced...

Authorities find body of missing first-year student Mohammed Ramzan

Authorities find body of missing first-year student Mohammed Ramzan

Mariana Alfaro, Print Managing Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under Campus, Top Stories

Authorities found the body of missing Northwestern student Mohammed Ramzan on Monday evening. Ramzan, 19, went missing Monday morning after falling off a nine-person shell during a Northwestern men’s crew team practice. University spokesman Al Cubbage said police were notified around 7:40 a.m. about...

Inaugural conference offers support for Evanston’s female entrepreneurs

Inaugural conference offers support for Evanston’s female entrepreneurs

Maddie Burakoff, Web Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Top Stories

In the eyes of Linda Del Bosque, women run the world of Evanston entrepreneurship. “Evanston is known for empowerment,” said Del Bosque, publisher and editor in chief of Evanston Woman Magazine. “Women do dominate the entrepreneurship here in Evanston, and it’s because we are the fabric of...

Local political organization supports two winning candidates

Local political organization supports two winning candidates

Kristina Karisch, Assistant City Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, Top Stories

Reclaim Evanston, an organization that supports progressive legislation and candidates in local races, endorsed two winning candidates in this month’s municipal election. The organization endorsed and supported the campaigns of Robin Rue Simmons and Devon Reid, who won the positions of 5th Ward alder...

Evanston environmental services bureau chief honored with award from Chicago Audubon Society

Evanston environmental services bureau chief honored with award from Chicago Audubon Society

Sophie Mann, Digital Development and Recruitment Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under City, City Features, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Paul D’Agostino didn’t realize he was up for the Chicago Audubon Society’s Protector of the Environment award until he received an email saying he won it. D’Agostino, who has served as Evanston’s environmental services bureau chief for nearly 30 years, was given the award in the political...

Mark Tendam concedes Evanston mayoral race

Mark Tendam concedes Evanston mayoral race

David Fishman, City Editor
April 10, 2017
Filed under City, Politics, Top City Stories, Top Stories

Ald. Mark Tendam (6th) conceded the mayoral race to businessman Steve Hagerty on Sunday, capping off a roughly six-month long election season that included a rare primary and a slew of contentious legal challenges. In a statement provided to The Daily, Tendam expressed his support for Hagerty and...

Transgender rights activist Janet Mock discusses identity, safe spaces

Transgender rights activist Janet Mock discusses identity, safe spaces

Alan Perez, Reporter
April 9, 2017
Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Writer, transgender rights activist and TV host Janet Mock addressed issues on intersectional identities and encouraged people to take an active role in “carving out” safe spaces for the transgender community during an event at Alice Millar Chapel on Friday. More than 50 people listened to Mock’s...

DeRay Mckesson to speak at open Global Engagement Summit event

DeRay Mckesson to speak at open Global Engagement Summit event

Erica Snow, Assistant Campus Editor
April 9, 2017
Filed under Campus, Events, Speakers, Top Stories

Civil rights activist DeRay Mckesson will speak at Northwestern on Thursday as Global Engagement Summit’s inaugural keynote speaker. Mckesson, known for his Black Lives Matter activism and signature blue puffer vest, will speak in McCormick Auditorium at Norris University Center. Tickets are free...

Mulukutla, Gambrah win uncontested ASG election

Mulukutla, Gambrah win uncontested ASG election

Jonah Dylan, Print Development and Recruitment Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under ASG Elections, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government, Top Campus Stories, Top Stories

Weinberg juniors Nehaarika Mulukutla and Rosalie Gambrah won the uncontested Associated Student Government election Friday and will serve as ASG’s new president and executive vice president. Mulukutla and Gambrah won 76.8 percent of the vote, election commissioner Shayna Servillas told The Daily....

Edzo’s Burger Shop joins national restaurant movement in creating safe spaces for workers, customers

Edzo’s Burger Shop joins national restaurant movement in creating safe spaces for workers, customers

Victoria Cabales, Assistant Web Editor
April 7, 2017
Filed under City, Top Stories

Two Evanston-based restaurants have signed onto a national restaurant movement denouncing discrimination and establishing safe spaces for workers and customers following President Donald Trump’s election. Edzo’s Burger Shop and The Amazing Kale Burger have signed onto a movement started by two...

Insomnia Cookies to open later this quarter

Insomnia Cookies to open later this quarter

Amelia Langas, Reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under City, Local, Top Stories

The late-night cravings of ravenous college students will soon be satisfied when Insomnia Cookies opens toward the end of Spring Quarter. The warm cookie bakery already has four other Chicago-area stores, but none of them deliver to Northwestern’s campus. Courtney Altamura, Insomnia’s senior marketing...

Elizabeth Tisdahl reflects on mayoral legacy

Elizabeth Tisdahl reflects on mayoral legacy

Rishika Dugyala, Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under City, City Features, Politics, Top Stories

Lorraine Morton first met Elizabeth Tisdahl about 30 years ago, before either of them had any mayoral ambitions. Morton was on the way to pick up her youngest granddaughter — then in fifth grade — from softball practice when she found the team playing with a woman she’d never seen before. “It...