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Paige is a Medill sophomore studying political science and journalism. Her past positions at The Daily include city editor and covering the City Council beat. The New Jersey native is also involved on campus with Dance Marathon and Special Olympics. She has previously worked for a law firm in New York City and will be working for the Richmond Times-Dispatch over the summer. You can reach Paige via Twitter or email.

Paige Leskin, Managing Editor

Jan 26, 2016
Scholarship fund in memory of Northwestern student John Thumel raises nearly $100K (Story)
Sep 20, 2015
Sigma Chi to create scholarship in memory of John Thumel (Story)
Sep 04, 2015
Shake Shack to open at Old Orchard mall (Story)
Jul 29, 2015
Friends remember Northwestern student John Thumel for kind, fun-loving spirit (Story)
Jun 08, 2015
Man dies after Monday shooting in Evanston (Story)
May 27, 2015
Police Blotter: May 28 (Story)
May 26, 2015
Evanston police officer stops man from jumping off parking garage (Story)
May 21, 2015
Evanston boy arrested in connection with burglary, theft (Story)
May 20, 2015
Police Blotter: May 21 (Story)
May 18, 2015
Police Blotter: May 19 (Story)
May 13, 2015
Police Blotter: May 14 (Story)
May 11, 2015
Police Blotter: May 12 (Story)
May 11, 2015
Man exposed himself to children, police say (Story)
May 06, 2015
Police Blotter: May 7 (Story)
May 04, 2015
Police Blotter: May 5 (Story)
May 03, 2015
Lulu’s, Taco Diablo plan to open January 2016 (Story)
May 01, 2015
Evanston mayor names new 9th Ward alderman (Story)
Apr 30, 2015
Khatri leaves impact with her passion, dedication (Story)
Apr 29, 2015
Police Blotter: April 30 (Story)
Apr 28, 2015
State Republican urges bipartisan compromise, support for budget (Story)
Apr 28, 2015
Police Blotter: April 28 (Story)
Apr 27, 2015
Weinberg junior Avantika Khatri dies (Story)
Apr 25, 2015
Police receive two reports of man on bike approaching girls on street (Story)
Apr 23, 2015
Police Blotter: April 24 (Story)
Apr 23, 2015
County to divert low-level drug offenders to treatment programs (Story)
Apr 20, 2015
Evanston woman charged with three felonies after reportedly scratching, biting police officer (Story)
Apr 20, 2015
Police Blotter: April 21 (Story)
Apr 19, 2015
Police Blotter: April 20 (Story)
Apr 15, 2015
Police Blotter: April 16 (Story)
Apr 13, 2015
Police Blotter: April 14 (Story)
Apr 12, 2015
Evanston resident charged in fatal Minnesota car crash (Story)
Apr 10, 2015
Burgwell Howard to leave Northwestern for position at Yale (Story)
Apr 10, 2015
Healthy restaurant Freshii plans to open in Evanston in two weeks (Story)
Apr 08, 2015
Durbin seeks support from Northwestern law students for new human rights bill (Story)
Apr 04, 2015
Two injured in drive-by shooting (Story)
Apr 02, 2015
Police Blotter: April 3 (Story)
Apr 01, 2015
Two arrested in connection with shots fired calls in Evanston (Story)
Mar 31, 2015
Police Blotter: March 31 (Story)
Mar 30, 2015
Evanston restaurant cited for underage alcohol sales (Story)
Mar 24, 2015
Evanston aldermen delay vote on 12-story Maple Avenue apartment complex (Story)
Feb 27, 2015
Best Access to Technology: Norbucks (Story)
Feb 27, 2015
Best BYOB: Cozy Noodles and Rice (Story)
Dec 24, 2014
Evanston man files report against Northwestern police, raises conduct questions (Story)
Dec 23, 2014
UPS driver off the road after Evanston accident (Story)
Dec 22, 2014
Man fatally hit by CTA Red Line train (Story)
Dec 22, 2014
Evanston woman suffers life-threatening injuries in UPS truck crash (Story)
Dec 18, 2014
Car flipped over after Thursday morning crash (Story)
Dec 11, 2014
Feinberg community holds ‘die-in’ protest of Brown, Garner decisions (Story)
Dec 10, 2014
Evanston resident injured Wednesday in rollover car crash (Story)
Dec 08, 2014
Seminary members march through Evanston after grand jury decisions in Missouri, New York (Story)
Dec 07, 2014
Evanston religious community organizes protest Sunday for racial justice, peace (Story)
Dec 06, 2014
Biss’ retirement savings solution bill goes to governor for approval (Story)
Dec 06, 2014
Evanston resident charged with residential burglaries in Park Ridge, Illinois (Story)
Dec 03, 2014
Northwestern students call for tolerance at Chabad menorah commemoration (Story)
Dec 02, 2014
Holiday Guide: Sports to keep an eye on this holiday season (Story)
Dec 02, 2014
Holiday Guide: How to give budget-savvy Secret Santa gifts (Story)
Dec 01, 2014
Evanston awarded $88K grant to encourage safe routes to schools (Story)
Nov 26, 2014
Students silently protest Ferguson decision with ‘die-in’ on sidewalk (Story)
Nov 25, 2014
Evanston, nonprofit continue partnership to expunge records of residents with criminal pasts (Story)
Nov 24, 2014
Police Blotter: Nov. 25 (Story)
Nov 23, 2014
State Sen. Daniel Biss honored for retirement savings solution (Story)
Nov 23, 2014
EPA lauds Evanston for sustainability efforts (Story)
Nov 20, 2014
Evanston’s first nanobrewery opens to public Friday (Story)
Nov 20, 2014
Police Blotter: Nov. 21 (Story)
Nov 20, 2014
Evanston partners with other college towns to inform students on housing costs, sustainability (Story)
Nov 20, 2014
Substitute teacher sues District 65 for racial, sex discrimination (Story)
Nov 19, 2014
Police Blotter: Nov. 20 (Story)
Nov 18, 2014
Northwestern, Evanston prepare to offer ultra high-speed Internet to University researchers (Story)
Nov 17, 2014
Ahead of winter, Evanston starts campaign for snow preparedness (Story)
Nov 17, 2014
Police Blotter: Nov. 18 (Story)
Nov 16, 2014
Evanston residents voice opposition to Penny Park redesign process (Story)
Nov 16, 2014
Evanston names LGBT liaison, receives high ranking for LGBT services (Story)
Nov 16, 2014
Evanston residents complete program in fire services (Story)
Nov 14, 2014
Chicago man sentenced for aggravated criminal sexual abuse (Story)
Nov 14, 2014
Evanston school superintendents criticize PARCC state testing, implementation (Story)
Nov 13, 2014
Evanston resident receives White House award for connecting Chicago students with Shakespeare (Story)
Nov 13, 2014
Fire breaks out in Kresge construction area (Story)
Nov 12, 2014
Evanston approves construction of new location for Taco Diablo, Lulu’s (Story)
Nov 12, 2014
Police Blotter: Nov. 13 (Story)
Nov 12, 2014
Child hit by car near Evanston elementary school (Story)
Nov 11, 2014
Evanston police investigate fraudulent taxi charges (Story)
Nov 10, 2014
Cook County provides lighting for Northwestern nighttime football games (Story)
Nov 10, 2014
Four plead not guilty in shooting death of Skokie high school student (Story)
Nov 10, 2014
Next Theatre Company closes after financial troubles (Story)
Nov 10, 2014
Police Blotter: Nov. 11 (Story)
Nov 07, 2014
Court upholds dismissal of religious discrimination lawsuit against Northwestern in Chabad House disaffiliation (Story)
Nov 07, 2014
Chabad House rabbi calls for donations, open dialogue in face of menorah damage (Story)
Nov 06, 2014
Evanston same-day registration results in long lines (Story)
Nov 06, 2014
Evanston police provide sexual assault victims with clothing (Story)
Nov 05, 2014
Chicago woman charged in death of Evanston man (Story)
Nov 05, 2014
Police Blotter: Nov. 6 (Story)
Nov 05, 2014
Buffalo Wild Wings closes in Evanston, will open in Skokie in January (Story)
Nov 05, 2014
Rauner defeats Quinn to become state governor (Story)
Nov 04, 2014
Police Blotter: Nov. 5 (Story)
Nov 04, 2014
More than 5K turn out for early voting in Evanston (Story)
Nov 03, 2014
Evanston police see increase in counterfeit money (Story)
Nov 03, 2014
Police Blotter: Nov. 4 (Story)
Nov 03, 2014
Evanston man killed Monday in Chicago (Story)
Nov 03, 2014
Police: Evanston man injured in drug-related shooting (Story)
Oct 31, 2014
High winds affect Northwestern, city during Halloween (Story)
Oct 30, 2014
Police Blotter: Oct. 31 (Story)
Oct 30, 2014
Evanston’s unemployment rate continues to decline (Story)
Oct 30, 2014
Despite high tax, city brings in high revenue from liquor sales (Story)
Oct 28, 2014
Police Blotter: Oct. 29 (Story)
Oct 28, 2014
US Sen. Kirk calls for travel and visa ban for passenegers from Ebola-affected countries (Story)
Oct 27, 2014
Evanston man helps police catch men charged with burglary (Story)
Oct 24, 2014
Chicago man shot Thursday night on building gangway (Story)
Oct 24, 2014
Wilmette residents voice concerns over Rocky Miller Park construction (Story)
Oct 24, 2014
Evanston looks to state rebates for addition of electric car charging stations (Story)
Oct 23, 2014
Police Blotter: Oct. 24 (Story)
Oct 22, 2014
ETHS shows increased student achievement in 2013-14 school year (Story)
Oct 21, 2014
Second ETHS student diagnosed with whooping cough this year (Story)
Oct 21, 2014
Police Blotter: Oct. 22 (Story)
Oct 21, 2014
Evanston to distribute free bicycle lights (Story)
Oct 21, 2014
Evanston puts restaurant health inspection data on Yelp (Story)
Oct 20, 2014
Local goods delivery app expands to Evanston (Story)
Oct 20, 2014
Evanston woman cited in fatal Wilmette car accident (Story)
Oct 20, 2014
Evanston woman shot in Rogers Park, alderman says (Story)
Oct 20, 2014
Off-duty Evanston officer involved in shootout (Story)
Oct 20, 2014
Domino’s eyes Evanston for new location (Story)
Oct 19, 2014
Man arrested in Evanston in 2013 sentenced to 12 years in prison (Story)
Oct 16, 2014
D65, local health center to educate schools on bullying, sexual harassment (Story)
Oct 16, 2014
Police Blotter: Oct. 17 (Story)
Oct 16, 2014
Uber users voice issues with surge pricing policy (Story)
Oct 15, 2014
Ventra mobile app announced for 2015 (Story)
Oct 15, 2014
Quinn, Rauner address issues in black community, criticize policies (Story)
Oct 14, 2014
Police Blotter: Oct. 15 (Story)
Oct 14, 2014
Community group asks for ordinance to end lakefront commercialization (Story)
Oct 13, 2014
Evanston nonprofit founder wins award for circus theater work (Story)
Oct 12, 2014
Evanston releases expanded 2015 budget (Story)
Oct 12, 2014
Police Blotter: Oct. 13 (Story)
Oct 09, 2014
Evanston asks residents to weigh in on diversity, inclusion (Story)
Oct 09, 2014
Police Blotter: Oct. 10 (Story)
Oct 09, 2014
State representative sues Evanston challenger for making defamatory claims (Story)
Oct 08, 2014
Shooting results in gas leak in southwest Evanston (Story)
Oct 08, 2014
Police arrest teenager in connection with armed robbery (Story)
Oct 08, 2014
Evanston woman dies after being hit by car (Story)
Oct 07, 2014
Fifth suspect released in Skokie shooting (Story)
Oct 07, 2014
Police Blotter: Oct. 8 (Story)
Oct 07, 2014
Local governments approve Evanston to supply Des Plaines with water (Story)
Oct 06, 2014
Bike sharing service offers university discounts (Story)
Oct 05, 2014
Five arrested in connection with shooting death of Skokie high school student (Story)
Oct 03, 2014
Evanston church honors leaders in the community (Story)
Oct 02, 2014
Police Blotter: Oct. 3 (Story)
Oct 01, 2014
Evanston to highlight importance of manufacturing (Story)
Oct 01, 2014
Jewel-Osco stores in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa suffer data hack (Story)
Sep 30, 2014
Northwestern, Evanston prepare for Obama’s visit (Story)
Sep 30, 2014
Police Blotter: Oct. 1 (Story)
Sep 30, 2014
Evanston/Skokie School District 65 asking public to weigh in on strategic plan (Story)
Sep 28, 2014
Evanston Township High School hosts first forum to support black males (Story)
Sep 25, 2014
Taco Diablo, Lulu’s to return to Evanston (Story)
Sep 25, 2014
Police Blotter: Sept. 26 (Story)
Sep 24, 2014
Evanston native honors late friend in novel, play (Story)
Sep 24, 2014
Evanston schools stand to lose majority of state funding (Story)
Sep 23, 2014
Two dozen apply to open Evanston marijuana dispensary (Story)
Sep 23, 2014
Self-defense studio gets Evanston City Council approval (Story)
Sep 23, 2014
ETHS student raises funds to donate soccer balls to youth in need (Story)
Sep 22, 2014
Police Blotter: Sept. 23 (Story)
Sep 22, 2014
Cradle to Career initiative searching for top positions (Story)
Sep 20, 2014
Evanston reports first human case of West Nile virus this year (Story)
Sep 18, 2014
Body identified as missing Evanston man (Story)
Sep 18, 2014
Local supermarket chain buys Evanston shopping center (Story)
Sep 10, 2014
Cheesie’s manager hopes Ray Rice tweet doesn’t hurt Evanston branch (Story)
Sep 10, 2014
Two arrested in Evanston on prostitution-related charges (Story)
Aug 31, 2014
Updated: Firefighters respond to fire on Oakton Street (Story)
Aug 31, 2014
Evanston fire truck involved in car accident Sunday morning (Story)
Aug 28, 2014
ETHS student diagnosed with whooping cough (Story)
Aug 27, 2014
Bill requiring warrant for GPS tracking signed into law (Story)
Aug 26, 2014
Gov. Quinn vetoes ‘Uber bill,’ prevents statewide rideshare regulations (Story)
Aug 24, 2014
Man nearly drowns Sunday morning at Evanston beach (Story)
Aug 14, 2014
Evanston man pleads guilty to armed robbery of NU students (Story)
Aug 08, 2014
CARE reports increase in students using its services (Story)
Jul 24, 2014
Mihirtej Boddupalli remembered by community for kindness, humor (Story)
Jul 23, 2014
NMQ and SMQ to be empty during Fall and Winter quarters (Story)
Jul 21, 2014
Preliminary report: Rising McCormick senior Mihirtej Boddupalli died from drowning (Story)
Jul 20, 2014
Updated: Rising McCormick senior Michael Szot released from jail on bond after suspected DUI crash (Story)
Jul 19, 2014
Updated: Rising McCormick senior Mihirtej Boddupalli dies in Naperville car accident Saturday morning (Story)
Jul 18, 2014
Mosquitoes from Evanston test positive for West Nile virus (Story)
Jul 10, 2014
Buffalo Wild Wings to close in Evanston, relocate to Skokie (Story)
Jul 01, 2014
Northwestern introduces recruitment freeze for student groups (Story)
Jun 23, 2014
Taco Diablo owner looks to relocate restaurant destroyed by fire (Story)
Jun 17, 2014
Food chain Culver’s seeks to expand to Evanston (Story)
Jun 02, 2014
City Council to vote on education initiative (Story)
May 30, 2014
Business brings art scavenger hunt to Evanston to engage community (Story)
May 30, 2014
Aldermen approve liquor license for Evanston’s first nanobrewery (Story)
May 28, 2014
Tests at Evanston parks reveal methane gas levels are ‘negligible’ (Story)
May 26, 2014
Study reveals Evanston uptick in tickets for marijuana possession, decrease in arrests (Story)
May 21, 2014
Northwestern, Evanston partner to bring plays to nontraditional spaces (Story)
May 21, 2014
ETHS to introduce mobile apps, laptops for upcoming school year (Story)
May 20, 2014
Biss’ bill to consolidate local government passes in state Senate (Story)
May 20, 2014
Gabel sponsors resolution to unite local groups in fight against hunger, poverty (Story)
May 20, 2014
City Council discusses education initiative partnership, plastic bag ban (Story)
May 15, 2014
Program aims to familiarize District 65 kids with community issues (Story)
May 14, 2014
Ridesharers voice opposition to bill that implements new regulations (Story)
May 14, 2014
Evanston, Northwestern representatives talk Dillo Day app, new initiatives at Community Conversations event (Story)
May 12, 2014
Council supports state income tax extension, 911 cell phone tax (Story)
May 12, 2014
Report details economic development in first quarter of 2014 (Story)
May 11, 2014
Evanston reported to have second highest police presence in Illinois (Story)
May 09, 2014
D65 students paint ‘buddy benches’ to fight bullying (Story)
May 06, 2014
Plan to stop invasive species in Lake Michigan is paused (Story)
May 04, 2014
‘Game-changing’ initiative aims to shape entire Evanston community (Story)
May 01, 2014
City invites residents to apply to animal control board (Story)
Apr 30, 2014
Evanston officials express opposition to fire staffing bill (Story)
Apr 29, 2014
City to consider two possible replacements for CARE (Story)
Apr 25, 2014
Northwestern prof discusses black Chicago renaissance (Story)
Apr 25, 2014
Illinois granted waiver from No Child Left Behind Act (Story)
Apr 23, 2014
Illinois Rep. introduces bill to reduce textbook costs (Story)
Apr 22, 2014
Restaurant brings strictly turkey to Evanston (Story)
Apr 21, 2014
Biss discusses state income tax, pension funding at Evanston town hall (Story)
Apr 21, 2014
Evanston orders public tree inventory (Story)
Apr 16, 2014
New leadership comes to McGaw YMCA (Story)
Apr 15, 2014
Evanston rejected for grant for bike-sharing program (Story)
Apr 14, 2014
New bookstore to replace Bookman’s Alley (Story)
Apr 13, 2014
Protein Bar will not replace Lululemon (Story)
Apr 09, 2014
City Council votes to cut ties with CARE (Story)
Apr 07, 2014
Report shows increase in Evanston Public Library attendance, programs in 2013 (Story)
Apr 07, 2014
New indoor space allows for year-long soccer programming (Story)
Apr 04, 2014
Sex Week opens with talk on sexuality and mental health (Story)
Mar 31, 2014
Evanston Public Works reports snowiest winter on record (Story)
Mar 06, 2014
Penny Park redesign planned for fall (Story)
Mar 05, 2014
Northwestern students find their strengths in Not Our Forte (Story)
Feb 28, 2014
Best Gluten-Free: Flat Top Grill (Story)
Feb 26, 2014
Evanston group goes to Springfield for fifth annual lobbying day (Story)
Feb 25, 2014
Program rolls out second round of solar-powered hot water systems (Story)
Feb 16, 2014
La Macchina Cafe introduces promotions to attract Northwestern students (Story)
Feb 07, 2014
Task force meets to move forward with downtown Evanston arts center (Story)
Feb 04, 2014
Free printing service returns to Northwestern after hacking (Story)
Jan 30, 2014
Evanston police and fire officials reach out to 10-year-old with leukemia (Story)
Jan 24, 2014
Evanston, University police: Protocols in place for Northwestern in case of shooting (Story)
Jan 21, 2014
Arts Council approves recommendations for Noyes art center (Story)
Jan 20, 2014
SafeRide announces new application for Northwestern students (Story)
Nov 26, 2013
Evanston City Council rejects proposal to extend time for construction (Story)
Nov 22, 2013
2 Evanston firefighters retire after long careers of service (Story)
Nov 19, 2013
Friends, family of Evanston boy hold bone marrow drive (Story)
Nov 14, 2013
Former senator Richard Lugar discusses state of U.S. foreign relations in annual lecture (Story)
Nov 12, 2013
Armed services members honored in Veterans Day ceremony (Story)
Nov 07, 2013
Davis Street construction nears completion, 4th Ward alderman says (Story)
Nov 04, 2013
Developments for Main Street area presented to public (Story)
Oct 29, 2013
D65 board picks firm for superintendent search (Story)
Oct 28, 2013
Zombies roam Evanston in library event (Story)
Oct 27, 2013
Dance Marathon sets registration record, tops 1,500 registrants (Story)
Oct 25, 2013
Alumnae of Northwestern honor distinguished anthropologist (Story)
Oct 22, 2013
Purple Profile: Self-serve dog wash comes to Evanston (Story)
Oct 09, 2013
Evanston Kiwanis Club hosts fundraiser for ETHS summer programs (Story)
Oct 03, 2013
Popular fitness workout comes to Evanston (Story)
Oct 03, 2013
Panel discusses protection of Evanston lakefront (Story)
Sep 30, 2013
English profs praise work of former student, MacArthur Fellowship winner (Story)
Sep 26, 2013
Play exploring life of Steve Jobs to be performed at Technological Institute (Story)
Sep 20, 2013
Evanston residents weigh in during virtual town hall (Story)