The Daily Northwestern

Jacob Fulton

Jacob is a Medill sophomore from Columbus, Ohio double majoring in journalism and history. He’s been a member of The Daily since his freshman year. Before becoming Design Editor, he served as City Editor this fall and was an Assistant City Editor for two quarters last year. When he’s not in the newsroom, you can find Jacob listening to Lorde, trying out new recipes for baked goods and wishing he was artistically talented. You can reach him via Twitter or email.



Jacob Fulton, Design Editor

Jan 10, 2021
2020 in Evanston headlines: COVID-19, a new city manager and municipal elections (Story)
Nov 18, 2020
As undocumented residents struggle without government aid, organizers call on City Council to help (Story)
Nov 18, 2020
Blotter: Ceiling fan, bag theft (Story)
Nov 18, 2020
A comprehensive list of all the candidates for Evanston’s 2021 municipal elections (Story)
Nov 16, 2020
Evanston stay-at-home advisory goes into effect (Story)
Nov 12, 2020
Rep. Lauren Underwood declared winner in tight race in traditionally red district (Story)
Nov 12, 2020
Evanston Community Foundation CEO Monique Jones resigns (Story)
Nov 11, 2020
NUCNC releases statement addressing residents’ concerns, supporting EFBL (Story)
Nov 11, 2020
Blotter: Motor vehicle burglary, theft (Story)
Nov 10, 2020
Former ETHS basketball player Ryan Bost killed in Rogers Park (Story)
Nov 05, 2020
In Focus: In an industry ravaged by COVID-19, Evanston hotels struggle to make ends meet (Story)
Nov 04, 2020
Former Vice President Joe Biden takes Illinois in presidential race still too close to call (Story)
Nov 04, 2020
Lauren Underwood faces reelection battle in race too close to call (Story)
Nov 04, 2020
Democrats win Metropolitan Water Reclamation District seats (Story)
Nov 04, 2020
Gong-Gershowitz, Gabel win reelection in respective Illinois Rep. districts (Story)
Nov 03, 2020
U.S Rep. Jan Schakowsky wins re-election race for 12th term (Story)
Nov 02, 2020
Evanston Fight for Black Lives decries police violence in statement about Saturday NUCNC protest (Story)
Nov 02, 2020
The Daily Northwestern’s 2020 election guide for Evanston voters (Story)
Nov 01, 2020
Residents and students face a fall season without live sports (Story)
Nov 01, 2020
Rue Simmons announces she will not seek a second term (Story)
Nov 01, 2020
Mayor Steve Hagerty responds to Saturday NUCNC protest (Story)
Nov 01, 2020
A comprehensive map of Evanston polling places (Story)
Oct 30, 2020
D65 postpones return to in-person learning (Story)
Oct 28, 2020
Blotter: Motor vehicle theft, attempted motor vehicle theft (Story)
Oct 28, 2020
Evanston Mayor Steve Hagerty announces he will not seek re-election (Story)
Oct 27, 2020
Illinois senators react to confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett (Story)
Oct 25, 2020
Evanston sees highest single day COVID-19 case increase on Saturday (Story)
Oct 24, 2020
NUCNC, Fossil Free Northwestern host protest for divestment from police, fossil fuels (Story)
Oct 23, 2020
Evanston NAACP’s Michael Nabors issues statement about Northwestern protests (Story)
Oct 22, 2020
Evanston Arts Council announces 2020 Cultural Fund Grant recipients (Story)
Oct 21, 2020
Blotter: ATM damaged, devices stolen (Story)
Oct 20, 2020
Hagerty, Big Ten mayors, call on conference to consider community impact during football season (Story)
Oct 20, 2020
Erika Storlie confirmed as Evanston’s next city manager (Story)
Oct 18, 2020
Man arrested in relation with July 23 shooting (Story)
Oct 16, 2020
Erika Storlie was nominated to be Evanston’s next city manager. Some residents aren’t happy. (Story)
Oct 15, 2020
Robert Crown Center Gymnasium to be named after Logan family (Story)
Oct 14, 2020
Blotter: 2012 Kia, facemask stolen (Story)
Oct 13, 2020
Some claims in lawsuit against city, police chief Demitrous Cook dismissed (Story)
Oct 13, 2020
City Council nominates Erika Storlie as next city manager (Story)
Oct 13, 2020
ETHS to remain virtual through all of first semester, citing high COVID-19 positivity rates in region (Story)
Oct 11, 2020
City makes significant budget cuts to reduce COVID-19-driven deficit (Story)
Oct 11, 2020
Blotter: Purse stolen, door shattered (Story)
Oct 08, 2020
D65 to begin phased return to in-person learning on Nov. 16 (Story)
Oct 07, 2020
Blotter: Man arrested for trespassing, burglary (Story)
Oct 06, 2020
City announces three finalists for city manager position ahead of Wednesday public forum (Story)
Oct 04, 2020
City receives funding for Main Street improvement project (Story)
Oct 01, 2020
“That’s who we are as Evanston”: Mayoral candidate Sebastian Nalls hopes to build community, inclusivity if elected (Story)
Sep 30, 2020
Blotter: Rings, Snickers bars stolen (Story)
Sep 29, 2020
City forms subcommittee to plan alternative emergency response pilot (Story)
Sep 29, 2020
City renames portion of Dodge Avenue Black Lives Matter Way (Story)
Sep 23, 2020
Blotter: Battery at Jewel-Osco, Jeep Wrangler stolen (Story)
Sep 22, 2020
ETHS senior killed in West Rogers Park (Story)
Sep 22, 2020
Former Northwestern student charged with sexual assault in Minnesota (Story)
Sep 22, 2020
City Council to review applications for city manager position, discuss community input in selection process (Story)
Sep 20, 2020
Amid a pandemic and a recession, retail businesses pivot to serve customers (Story)
Sep 20, 2020
City Council to review proposals for Harley Clarke Mansion on Monday (Story)
Sep 17, 2020
Former State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) announces planned 2021 mayoral run (Story)
Sep 16, 2020
Blotter: Alcohol, yard signs stolen (Story)
Sep 16, 2020
Northwestern implements University-issued Ventra cards for free admission to CTA 201 bus route (Story)
Sep 16, 2020
Summer in Evanston: City faces significant budget losses, Council discusses reimagining of EPD (Story)
Sep 16, 2020
La Macchina Café closes doors permanently (Story)
Sep 15, 2020
Weeks before planned beginning to in-person learning, Evanston/Skokie School District 65 goes all remote for first trimester (Story)
Sep 14, 2020
Unicorn Cafe closes after 29 years in Evanston (Story)
Sep 09, 2020
Bookends & Beginnings announces expansion to second retail location (Story)
Sep 09, 2020
Back in the classroom — or not: Breaking down Chicago universities’ approaches for the fall (Story)
Sep 08, 2020
EPD officer allegedly linked to Instagram comment against defunding police, Black Lives Matter movement (Story)
Sep 06, 2020
Hilton Orrington/Evanston to independently take reservations for Fall Quarter housing (Story)
Sep 06, 2020
Einstein Bros. Bagels to reopen Sept. 9 (Story)
Sep 02, 2020
Human Services Committee to recommend an alternative emergency response pilot in 2021 budget (Story)
Sep 02, 2020
Stickers in support of Kyle Rittenhouse found across Evanston (Story)
Aug 28, 2020
Arnold Weber, Northwestern’s fourteenth president, dies at 90 (Story)
Aug 26, 2020
Blotter: Battery arrest, tools stolen (Story)
Aug 24, 2020
Mayor holds Q&A on alternatives to policing in Evanston (Story)
Aug 17, 2020
Blotter: Motor vehicle thefts (Story)
Aug 16, 2020
Blotter: Battery arrests (Story)
Aug 16, 2020
TiShaunda McPherson named associate vice president for equity, Title IX changes announced (Story)
Aug 16, 2020
Hitting the right note: A guide to Northwestern’s a cappella scene (Story)
Aug 05, 2020
Blotter: Trespassing arrest, car theft (Story)
Aug 04, 2020
NULJ hosts summer speaker series, discusses current events (Story)
Aug 03, 2020
Diary of a Song: Audax the Damsel on her song “Beads” (Story)
Aug 03, 2020
Solidarity Street: Students take Millennium Park, the Loop calling for an end to university-police contracts (Story)
Jul 30, 2020
D65 officials answer questions about reopening plans, online learning (Story)
Jul 27, 2020
Blotter: Man killed in shooting at Hartrey Avenue (Story)
Jul 19, 2020
Professors call for more flexibility from the University for child care support (Story)
Jul 19, 2020
House of Edwin B. Jourdain Jr., city’s first black alderman, designated new African American heritage site (Story)
Jul 15, 2020
Students form NU4Biden to “mobilize” college voters around former VP (Story)
Jul 09, 2020
Anthropology Prof. Jessica Winegar named next director of Kaplan Institute for the Humanities (Story)
Jul 07, 2020
In second city manager recruitment meeting, residents talk environmental concerns, public accountability (Story)
Jun 16, 2020
Local academics, Evanston officials discuss race and policing in virtual roundtable (Story)
Jun 11, 2020
Evanston youth call on City Council to support Black residents (Story)
Jun 11, 2020
EPD closes Haven Middle School sexual assault case in May (Story)
Jun 09, 2020
City Council approves funding for Dutch Elm Disease Injection Program (Story)
Jun 06, 2020
Evanston police chief responds to death of George Floyd (Story)
Jun 04, 2020
The devil’s in the details: How artists’ smallest choices prove the need for representation in media (Story)
May 30, 2020
Stay-at-home order lifted, Evanston reaches Phase 3 (Story)
May 27, 2020
Sweet Temptations Bake Shop cooks up new ways to serve Evanston during COVID-19 (Story)
May 27, 2020
Blotter: Wallet stolen at Sam’s Club, package stolen from apartment common area (Story)
May 25, 2020
Blotter: Vehicle stolen from Autobarn, man arrested for burglary (Story)
May 19, 2020
Evanston auto lenders indicted on fraud charges (Story)
May 14, 2020
I’ll drink to that: A history of alcohol and temperance in Evanston (Story)
May 12, 2020
ETHS surprises seniors with graduation yard signs (Story)
May 11, 2020
As D65 looks to the fall, parents of at-risk students say there are no good options (Story)
May 11, 2020
Evanston state of emergency extended to June 8 (Story)
May 11, 2020
City Council allocates $1 million to house homeless (Story)
May 07, 2020
Entering the Veepstakes: Sen. Tammy Duckworth floated as Biden’s VP pick (Story)
May 06, 2020
EFD Captain McDonnell retires (Story)
May 06, 2020
Despite significant COVID-19 revenue losses, D65 projects balanced budgets (Story)
May 05, 2020
Brainstorm: Dreaming in COVID-19 (Story)
May 04, 2020
Blotter: Man arrested for battery, money stolen from Amanecer Taco Shop (Story)
May 03, 2020
Blotter: Man arrested for battery (Story)
Apr 29, 2020
Blotter: Man arrested, charged with battery (Story)
Apr 28, 2020
To cut or not to cut?: As quarantine drags on, students turn to at-home hair solutions (Story)
Apr 27, 2020
Woman injured in Howard Street shooting (Story)
Apr 26, 2020
Following standardized test cancellations, Class of 2021 faces uncertain college process (Story)
Apr 24, 2020
Brainstorm: Unmasking the Research Behind COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 23, 2020
Illinois stay-at-home order extended, lawsuit filed against Pritzker (Story)
Apr 23, 2020
D65 board reviews new support policies for LGBTQ+ staff, students (Story)
Apr 22, 2020
Let’s get digital: Northwestern, Evanston arts communities stay connected through online performances, classes (Story)
Apr 20, 2020
D202 board approves contracts for track refurbishments, yearbooks (Story)
Apr 19, 2020
Skokie requires residents wear masks in most public spaces (Story)
Apr 17, 2020
Brainstorm: What Past Pandemics Can Teach Us (Story)
Apr 16, 2020
Hard to Count: The fight to prevent a 2020 undercount amid COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 14, 2020
Planning and Development Committee to propose high rise on Davis Street (Story)
Apr 14, 2020
City Council reallocates funds to loan program for small businesses (Story)
Apr 13, 2020
Blotter: Coats stolen from car on Mulford Street, allergy medication stolen from Jewel Osco (Story)
Apr 08, 2020
As census self-response period opens, local organizations evaluate outreach methods during COVID-19 (Story)
Apr 07, 2020
As COVID-19 shutters libraries statewide, EPL shifts to online programming (Story)
Mar 27, 2020
City Council votes to extend state of emergency until April 13 (Story)
Mar 24, 2020
Building a movement: How two-time Congressional hopeful Marie Newman unseated eight-term incumbent Dan Lipinski (Story)
Mar 19, 2020
City addresses coronavirus cases at Three Crowns Park (Story)
Mar 19, 2020
NorthShore University HealthSystem postpones all non-emergency surgeries (Story)
Mar 18, 2020
City Council passes resolutions, ordinance to support residents during COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 15, 2020
Pritzker announces statewide K-12 school closures until end of March (Story)
Mar 12, 2020
EPL cancels programming through the end of April, but plans to remain open (Story)
Mar 11, 2020
City postpones State of the City Luncheon, Robert Crown Open House due to novel coronavirus (Story)
Mar 09, 2020
Fire at The Park Evanston contained to one apartment (Story)
Mar 06, 2020
Child Opportunity Index quantifies disparities in Evanston wards (Story)
Mar 05, 2020
The rise and fall of the RompHim: How a viral sensation was born and the reason it came to an end (Story)
Mar 04, 2020
Board of Ethics reviews jurisdictions of complaints against mayor, alderman (Story)
Mar 04, 2020
Editor Emma Edmund explains history of Fossil Free NU, divestment (Story)
Mar 02, 2020
Blotter: Man arrested in road rage incident involving firearm (Story)
Mar 01, 2020
Citizens Network of Protection discusses possible police oversight methods (Story)
Mar 01, 2020
Third annual ImproveNU awards top grant to H2Aware for water conservation (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
As Custer Fair leaves Evanston, local businesses look to fill the void (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
Blotter: Wallet stolen at Cupitol, sign stolen from lighthouse garden (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
Request for Proposal period for Harley Clarke Mansion ends (Story)
Feb 27, 2020
Evanston Man, Evanston Woman to merge into Evanston Magazine (Story)
Feb 25, 2020
North Cook Principal of the Year brings equity work, support to Oakton Elementary (Story)
Feb 24, 2020
City seeks local restaurants to partner with Robert Crown Community Center (Story)
Feb 23, 2020
Resident files lawsuit against Cook, EPD after Snapchat posts (Story)
Feb 23, 2020
Special Olympics Super Plunge raises money, awareness on the shores of Lake Michigan (Story)
Feb 22, 2020
Evanston police chief apologizes for posting mugshots, other confidential information on Snapchat (Story)
Feb 18, 2020
Jeremy Gilbert talks Washington Post, media engagement strategies (Story)
Feb 17, 2020
Evanston community members analyze impacts of endorsements on Democratic primary (Story)
Feb 13, 2020
City appoints new corporation counsel, city attorney (Story)
Feb 12, 2020
Commonwealth Running Company prepares to open in Evanston (Story)
Feb 11, 2020
Blotter: Chicago man arrested for battery, vehicle damaged using sugar water (Story)
Feb 11, 2020
The Ripple: DPOE members, state representatives endorse presidential candidates (Story)
Feb 10, 2020
DPOE holds ranked choice voting session for presidential, local candidates (Story)
Feb 07, 2020
Schakowsky condemns Senate acquittal votes (Story)
Feb 06, 2020
FX anthology show Fargo films in Evanston (Story)
Feb 06, 2020
Evanston restaurants participate in Chicago Restaurant Week (Story)
Feb 05, 2020
Blotter: Woman arrested for battery, man arrested for retail theft (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
ASG signs Big Ten resolution in support of divestment (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
ETHS students hold voter registration drives at basketball games (Story)
Feb 04, 2020
Crime up 10 percent in Evanston, violent crime decreases (Story)
Feb 03, 2020
Robert Crown Community Center nears completion (Story)
Feb 02, 2020
Evanston residents embroider quilt memorializing transgender individuals who died in 2019 (Story)
Jan 30, 2020
Kim Foxx speaks at event about community safety, restorative justice (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
As EPL explores relocation of CAMS branch, residents express concerns (Story)
Jan 29, 2020
Evanston residents travel out of state to impact elections (Story)
Jan 27, 2020
Blotter: Change and pendant stolen from Ford Fusion; vehicle ransacked, passenger door left open (Story)
Jan 22, 2020
Blotter: Playstation 4 stolen from house, Trek bicycle stolen from garage (Story)
Jan 21, 2020
Blotter: Man charged with battery, items stolen from Choice Beauty Supply (Story)
Jan 20, 2020
Evanston residents attend 2020 Chicago Women’s March (Story)
Jan 16, 2020
Evanston residents propose new solution to Welsh-Ryan parking issue (Story)
Jan 14, 2020
District 202 board presents Popular Annual Financial Report (Story)
Jan 13, 2020
Blotter: Power tools stolen, man charged with unlawful possession (Story)
Jan 12, 2020
EPL starts a new chapter with Read 2020 monthly challenge (Story)
Jan 12, 2020
EPL holds STI screenings with Howard Brown, Health and Human Services Department (Story)
Jan 12, 2020
Blotter: Man arrested for aggravated assault, battery in two separate occurrences (Story)
Jan 09, 2020
Indivisible Evanston protests Trump, military action in Middle East (Story)
Jan 07, 2020
City reinstates free Sunday parking (Story)
Jan 06, 2020
Schakowsky opposes Iran military strike, escalation of conflict in public statement (Story)
Jan 06, 2020
Pritzker to implement plans to improve state in 2020 (Story)
Dec 03, 2019
Social service organizations stay consistent through budget cuts (Story)
Nov 21, 2019
Evanston Democrats contribute to campaigns for 2020 primary (Story)
Nov 20, 2019
EPL presents $9.5 million revenue budget for 2020 (Story)
Nov 19, 2019
Evanston residents call for climate action at City-School Liaison Committee meeting (Story)
Nov 15, 2019
Evanston residents speak out against hosting professional events at Welsh-Ryan Arena (Story)
Nov 10, 2019
Evanston Public Library hosts Drag Storytime (Story)
Nov 07, 2019
The Link officially opens its doors with grand-opening (Story)
Nov 06, 2019
Groups present possible uses for Harley Clarke Mansion (Story)
Nov 03, 2019
Mitchell Museum of the American Indian recognizes three Native American activists (Story)
Oct 30, 2019
Imagine U brings ‘Winnie-the-Pooh’ to life (Story)
Oct 29, 2019
Blotter: Two bicycles stolen from garage, Masi brand bike stolen from intersection of Maple and Garnett (Story)
Oct 22, 2019
MSNBC contributor, local activist push voter turnout in 2020 (Story)
Oct 22, 2019
Student groups host open mic event in support of undocumented immigrants (Story)
Oct 21, 2019
Evanston’s Democratic Party discusses climate change education (Story)
Oct 17, 2019
Evanston Public Library Board of Trustees votes to extend lease on Chicago Avenue location (Story)
Oct 09, 2019
Northwestern University Prosthetics-Orthotics Center features Korean artist Sub Soo Lim (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
‘Undesign the Redline’ exhibit brings discussion series on equity to Evanston (Story)
Sep 30, 2019
Author talks about chronicling Syrian documentary filmmakers at Evanston Public Library (Story)