The Daily Northwestern

Manuel Rapada
Manuel Rapada is a Medill senior studying journalism, business institutions and integrated marketing communications. His past positions at The Daily include city editor, social media/breaking news editor and managing editor. The San Francisco Bay Area native is also a counselor with the Office of Undergraduate Admission. He has previously worked for GreatSchools, Adobe and GOOD magazine. You can reach Manuel via Twitter or email.

Manuel Rapada, Web Editor

May 14, 2014
Weinberg junior Ciara McCarthy named next editor in chief of The Daily (Story)
Nov 17, 2013
Storm brings minimal damage to Evanston, officials say (Story)
Oct 07, 2013
Best ‘College GameDay’ Signs: Northwestern vs. Ohio State (Story)
Oct 04, 2013
Daily alumni share newsroom memories as digitization project finishes (Story)
Sep 06, 2013
Daily named finalist for highest award in college journalism (Story)
Jun 10, 2013
Police arrest man trying to break into apartment building (Story)
Jun 05, 2013
Evanston firefighters put out ‘difficult’ blaze with help from 8 nearby communities (Story)
May 29, 2013
Evanston police charge 2 teens with burglaries (Story)
May 29, 2013
Best Place to Study: Deering Library (Story)
May 29, 2013
Best place to study: Charles Deering Library (Story)
May 28, 2013
Evanston police cite 4 businesses for underage tobacco sales (Story)
May 27, 2013
A&O will not reschedule Nick Swardson show (Story)
May 24, 2013
Updated: Northwestern student robbed near Evanston campus (Story)
May 22, 2013
D65 parents alerted about suspicious person (Story)
May 18, 2013
Evanston police find missing elderly man with Alzheimer’s (Story)
May 16, 2013
Evanston police recover handgun, marijuana after raid (Story)
May 13, 2013
Medill Prof. Ted Spiegel dies at 82 (Story)
May 13, 2013
Police: Chicago man who robbed Northwestern student arrested (Story)
May 12, 2013
Northwestern alum Seth Meyers tapped for ‘Late Night’ host spot (Story)
May 08, 2013
Bluegrass prodigy Sierra Hull to play Philfest (Story)
May 03, 2013
Chicago man charged with threatening to blow up Evanston civic center, police department (Story)
May 02, 2013
Evanston wins Hartrey Avenue zoning case (Story)
May 01, 2013
Whysowhite, Geographer to play at A&O-Dance Marathon Benefit concert (Story)
Apr 30, 2013
Cops: Cell phone thief caught hiding in yard (Story)
Apr 21, 2013
Ani Ajith, Alex Van Atta win Associated Student Government election (Story)
Apr 21, 2013
Report: Northwestern alumna’s office to defend Boston Marathon bombing suspect (Story)
Apr 21, 2013
Ludacris to headline A&O Ball (Story)
Apr 20, 2013
Northwestern grad student robbed near campus (Story)
Apr 19, 2013
Ani Ajith, Alex Van Atta win election for ASG president, vice president (Story)
Apr 19, 2013
Updated: Ani Ajith, Alex Van Atta win Associated Student Government elections (Story)
Apr 18, 2013
Storm dumps 4 inches of rain on Evanston; many Northwestern buildings flooded (Story)
Apr 18, 2013
Overnight storm dumps more than 4 inches of rain on Evanston (Story)
Apr 15, 2013
Marathon tragedy hits home for Evanston runners, Northwestern community (Story)
Apr 15, 2013
Evanston residents, Northwestern student OK after Boston Marathon bombing (Story)
Apr 11, 2013
Evanston economic director Steve Griffin stepping down (Story)
Apr 10, 2013
Ald. Judy Fiske holds off challenge from Ed Tivador to retain 1st Ward seat (Story)
Apr 02, 2013
Evanston Police: Man returns stolen Louis Vuitton purse after owner gives chase (Story)
Mar 31, 2013
Police: Alleged robber told Pizza Hut employee, ‘You are going to die’ (Story)
Mar 14, 2013
Updated: Fiske, Tivador on the issues: Your 1st Ward candidate cheat sheet (Story)
Mar 11, 2013
Northwestern business, law programs stay near top of U.S. News rankings (Story)
Mar 07, 2013
Ald. Fiske (1st) lights up on downtown economic development, responds to concerns of dim lighting (Story)
Mar 05, 2013
Evanston declares snow emergency for Wednesday, Thursday; parking bans issued (Story)
Mar 03, 2013
1st Ward candidate Tivador calls ‘brothel law’ impractical, shares views on student safety (Story)
Feb 26, 2013
Ald. Grover (7th) talks first-term success, Evanston-Northwestern relations (Story)
Feb 25, 2013
Evanston/Skokie District 65 to work with consultant to assess teacher appraisal system (Story)
Feb 25, 2013
Submit questions for Alds. Fiske (1st) and Grover (7th) (Story)
Feb 16, 2013
President Obama visits Chicago, addresses gun violence with calls for economic and community growth (Story)
Feb 14, 2013
Preservationists stop suit, Prentice plans to move forward (Story)
Feb 12, 2013
Know your alderman? Meet some of the Evanston residents running in April’s City Council election (Story)
Feb 11, 2013
1st Ward challenger Edward Tivador says he offers ‘good communication and skillful collaboration’ Fiske lacks (Story)
Jan 31, 2013
City officials, developers break ground on Trader Joe’s, plan for October opening (Story)
Jan 30, 2013
Chamber of Commerce honors Northwestern official, names new executive director (Story)
Jan 24, 2013
Tisdahl expresses support for newly introduced assault weapons ban (Story)
Jan 23, 2013
Subzero wind chills prompt “frostbite shuttles,” 24-hour warming center (Story)
Jan 18, 2013
Evanston to use $1 million grant to add ultra high-speed Internet, appeal to entrepreneurs (Story)
Jan 16, 2013
Q&A: Evanston History Center archivist talks history months before city turns 150 (Story)
Jan 15, 2013
Residents file suit to stop Northwestern visitor center construction (Story)
Jan 13, 2013
1st Ward candidate stays on ballot after resident withdraws objection (Story)
Jan 10, 2013
Evanston bakery suddenly closes (Story)
Jan 10, 2013
Evanston-Skokie District 65 reports Internet, phone outage (Story)
Jan 10, 2013
Blotter: Jan. 11 (Story)
Jan 07, 2013
Crossing guard changes take effect at Evanston intersection (Story)
Jan 07, 2013
Aside from ETHS board race, little competition in April election (Story)
Jan 06, 2013
While you were on break: the local, state and national news you missed (Story)
Jan 06, 2013
Blotter: Jan. 7 (Story)
Jan 06, 2013
Evanston schools, mayor respond to Newtown, Conn., shooting (Story)
Dec 20, 2012
Student arrested after bringing replica gun to Evanston Township High School (Story)
Dec 20, 2012
Father, son injured after car accident near downtown Evanston (Story)
Dec 06, 2012
Rapada: Make attainable resolutions for New Year (Story)
Nov 30, 2012
District 65 efforts in place to mitigate Common Core transition, superintendent says (Story)
Nov 27, 2012
Evanston 311 leads city to ‘citizen-engaged community’ recognition (Story)
Nov 26, 2012
Evanston Police recover cannabis, arrest Skokie man (Story)
Nov 26, 2012
Evanston youth group to use ISBE grant to expand after-school, summer programs (Story)
Nov 15, 2012
Evanston selected for sustainability rating pilot program (Story)
Nov 15, 2012
Evanston Public Library staff, Friends prepare Twig for new name, reintegration (Story)
Nov 14, 2012
Evanston aldermen approve security cameras, improved lighting near ETHS (Story)
Nov 13, 2012
Parking free in some Evanston garages during holiday season (Story)
Nov 11, 2012
South Evanston search warrant nets handguns, cannabis (Story)
Nov 08, 2012
Tisdahl reverses approval of 7-Eleven liquor license application after community backlash (Story)
Nov 08, 2012
Proposed staff addition met with questioning from Evanston aldermen, Mental Health Board member (Story)
Nov 07, 2012
Biss beats Farkas in landslide victory for state Senate seat (Story)
Nov 05, 2012
Performance appraisal system draws ire from teachers, union officials (Story)
Nov 01, 2012
Interim principal starts at Lincoln as long-standing principal enters retirement (Story)
Oct 26, 2012
Evanston Police to hold ‘tweet-along’ to most 911 calls (Story)
Oct 24, 2012
Evanston Barnes & Noble one of 63 stores with tampered PIN pad (Story)
Oct 23, 2012
Evanston teachers, administrators discuss changes to school-improvement planning (Story)
Oct 19, 2012
Evanston utilities department clarifies property owners’ utility line responsibilities (Story)
Oct 18, 2012
ETHS hosts Assessment Day as numbers spell little progress for students’ ACT scores (Story)
Oct 17, 2012
Presidential debate distracts residents from Action Plan feedback session (Story)
Oct 12, 2012
Grandmother Park Initiative nears fundraising goal to create west Evanston tot lot (Story)
Oct 10, 2012
Grace period begins for voters who miss state registration deadline (Story)
Oct 08, 2012
‘Faces of Evanston’ winners announced (Story)
Oct 07, 2012
Evanston Township High School moves homecoming game (Story)
Oct 07, 2012
Evanston residents discuss Evanston art’s future (Story)
Oct 04, 2012
Summer program a ‘booster’ for kindergarten preparedness (Story)
Oct 02, 2012
New coordinator to promote stronger relations between ETHS and Northwestern (Story)
Oct 01, 2012
Judge dismisses charges against Occupy Chicago protesters (Story)
Sep 28, 2012
Evanston Police arrest, charge man in murder of Dajae Coleman (Story)
Sep 28, 2012
Evanston Police to charge person of interest in Dajae Coleman case (Story)
Sep 27, 2012
Person of interest in custody in killing of ETHS freshman Dajae Coleman (Story)
Sep 27, 2012
Evanston’s energy aggregation plan produces consumer savings (Story)
Sep 24, 2012
While you were gone: Top City stories from summer (Story)
Sep 24, 2012
Evanston Public Library to operate volunteer-run ‘Twig’ (Story)
Aug 28, 2012
Updated: D65, teachers’ union reach tentative agreement (Story)
May 24, 2012
Unique’ Dewey-Darrow neighborhood group thrives through 3 Evanston generations (Story)
May 21, 2012
D65 board debates options to solve space issues at 3 Evanston schools (Story)
May 15, 2012
Illinois bill to change school district transportation delayed (Story)
May 15, 2012
Evanston first Illinois city to take stand against Citizens United (Story)
May 14, 2012
Evanston aldermen, residents discuss TIF district at public hearing (Story)
May 04, 2012
Evanston neighborhood watch groups keep eyes on the street (Story)
May 01, 2012
Council approves energy program (Story)
Apr 24, 2012
Evanston snow removal costs nearly $370,000 under budget after mild winter (Story)
Apr 20, 2012
Evanston Township High School peer jury ‘turns negative into positive,’ reduces suspensions (Story)
Apr 13, 2012
Board recommends approval of plans for special tax district in Evanston Plaza (Story)
Apr 10, 2012
D65 approves reductions in arts and physical education (Story)
Apr 03, 2012
Evanston drafts energy aggregation plan, seeks community input (Story)
Mar 26, 2012
Evanston schools withdraw from Race to the Top (Story)
Mar 26, 2012
Parents, school officials discuss ETHS issues at ‘community conversation’ (Story)
Feb 20, 2012
D65 takes step toward receiving Race to the Top funds (Story)
Feb 16, 2012
Northwestern professor discusses greeting cards, race (Story)
Feb 05, 2012
New Illinois school report cards will be shorter, simpler (Story)
Jan 19, 2012
Wind, fire derail Joe Biden education speech in Nevada (Story)
Oct 17, 2011
NU alum, CEO discusses food delivery service (Story)
Sep 27, 2011
Chicago Bears Coat Drive aids homeless (Story)