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Bill requiring equitable restroom access passes Illinois legislatures, waits approval from Pritzker

Bill requiring equitable restroom access passes Illinois legislatures, waits approval from Pritzker

Julia Esparza, City Editor

May 22, 2019


Filed under City, Homepage, Latest Stories, State, Top Stories

Legislation that would ensure equitable restroom access in public spaces passed through the Illinois House of Representatives on Tuesday. Sponsored by State Sen. Melinda Bush (D-Grayslake) and State Rep. Sam Yingling (D-Round Lake Beach), the bill would require all single-occupancy restroom facilitie...

Ethics Board to draft memo on possible City Code amendment

Ethics Board to draft memo on possible City Code amendment

Emma Edmund, Assistant City Editor

May 22, 2019


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

A subcommittee of the Rules Committee was created to draft the ordinance, and during the meeting, the board echoed sentiments that the revisions were “rushed” and lacked transparency.

Students reflect on ‘Game of Thrones’ finale, legacy

Students reflect on ‘Game of Thrones’ finale, legacy

Gabby Birenbaum, Campus Editor

May 21, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

“Everyone can be upset, everyone can be angry, but the fact of the matter is the series is over,” Medill junior Ryan Coleman said. “There’s no more ‘Thrones.’ There’s no more predictions. There’s no more analysis to do.”

Northwestern was a pilot school for SAT’s adversity score to assess a student’s privilege

Northwestern was a pilot school for SAT’s adversity score to assess a student’s privilege

Alan Perez, Editor in Chief

May 21, 2019


Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, Top Stories

Northwestern was among the 50 schools that participated in a pilot program, though it said Monday that it did not use the score to make admission decisions. The reaction to the news was mixed.

Six months after tests scores show wide opportunity gap, black parents are still asking for answers

Six months after tests scores show wide opportunity gap, black parents are still asking for answers

Julia Esparza, City Editor

May 20, 2019


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

Black Parents of King Arts demanded the school administration take action on the opportunity gap between black and white students at a press conference Monday afternoon at the Joseph E. Hill Education Center.