The Daily Northwestern

Rishika Dugyala
Rishika is a fourth-year at Medill studying journalism and political science. Hailing from the Bay Area, she has also held the position of print managing editor and city editor. You can reach Rishika via Twitter or email.

Rishika Dugyala, In Focus Editor

Mar 08, 2019
In Focus: As the Multicultural Greek Council evolves, students still face institutional hurdles, lack of name recognition (Story)
Nov 08, 2018
Evanston Organizes: Evanston’s black community lacked recognition for decades. Shorefront Legacy Center aims to give it to them. (Story)
Oct 18, 2018
EFD receives roughly $237,000 of federal grant to upgrade technology (Story)
May 25, 2018
ASG to propose replacing residential senator seats with undergraduate school representatives (Story)
May 04, 2018
Students demand University action on black student experience, departmentalization, dining transition (Story)
Apr 25, 2018
Man found guilty of sexually assaulting former NU student asks judge to reconsider verdict (Story)
Dec 21, 2017
Third ETHS graduate files lawsuit tying former teacher to sexual abuse allegations (Story)
Nov 16, 2017
Court hears arguments on discrimination case involving ETHS athlete with disability (Story)
Nov 07, 2017
Police respond to battery, attempted burglary of Northwestern graduate student (Story)
Oct 30, 2017
City announces closure of offices, facilities for Nov. 10 furlough day (Story)
Oct 29, 2017
Officers respond to, investigate shots fired incident (Story)
Oct 26, 2017
District 65 board members raise issues with new school funding formula (Story)
Oct 26, 2017
‘The Daily Show’ comes to Chicago, tackles issues surrounding race relations (Story)
Oct 26, 2017
Lawsuits filed against ETHS, former teacher accused of sexual abuse (Story)
Oct 22, 2017
EFD responds to house fire on Colfax Street (Story)
Oct 20, 2017
Several ETHS students commit to ‘taking a knee’ for rest of season (Story)
Oct 18, 2017
Safety forces rescue boat passengers near Dempster Street Beach (Story)
Oct 16, 2017
Judge finds probable cause to pursue charges against NU doctoral graduate in CTA pushing (Story)
Oct 13, 2017
Evanston police investigate sexual assault allegations against former ETHS teacher (Story)
Oct 13, 2017
Aldermen talk preliminary concerns for proposed 2018 budget (Story)
Oct 09, 2017
Proposed 2018 city budget calls for layoffs, tax hikes to solve impending deficit (Story)
Oct 05, 2017
New District 65 bilingual/ESL director hopes to expand support (Story)
Sep 28, 2017
Rauner pledges to sign abortion bill after months of indecision (Story)
Sep 22, 2017
Blotter: Three juveniles arrested in connection with aggravated robbery (Story)
Sep 22, 2017
Refugee family finds new home after fire destroys residence (Story)
Sep 22, 2017
Local volunteers reaffirm support after Biss, Ramirez-Rosa split (Story)
Sep 20, 2017
Chow announces Democratic bid for 17th District state representative (Story)
Sep 19, 2017
Rainey, Chicago alderman lead residents to hearing on vacant property (Story)
Sep 19, 2017
Fire department investigates Tuesday morning house fire (Story)
Sep 16, 2017
Blotter: Three arrested after driving without valid driver’s licenses (Story)
Sep 15, 2017
Evanston man guilty on all counts in murder of Dajae Coleman (Story)
Sep 15, 2017
Blotter: Chicago woman arrested in connection with reckless conduct (Story)
Sep 08, 2017
Blotter: Bicycle stolen in front of CVS on Central Street (Story)
Sep 08, 2017
Biss selects state representative Wallace as new running mate (Story)
Jul 25, 2017
Delays and unknown conditions push Fountain Square completion date to 2018 (Story)
Jul 06, 2017
Socially responsible investment committee hopes to create transparency, expand community access (Story)
Jun 14, 2017
Biss joins fight to prevent denial of pre-existing conditions in Illinois (Story)
Jun 02, 2017
Evanston police begin summer-long body camera test (Story)
May 26, 2017
Activists march to Springfield to demand progressive budget, highlight effects of stalemate (Story)
May 19, 2017
In Focus: As town-gown strains subside, concerns over communication gaps, University contributions linger (Story)
May 09, 2017
Schakowsky talks bridging gaps, eliminating disconnect to Democratic Party (Story)
May 04, 2017
Market season brings new resources, out-of-town vendors to Evanston (Story)
Apr 28, 2017
Schakowsky introduces bill prohibiting involuntary bumping following United Airlines incident (Story)
Apr 27, 2017
Officials present plans to turn Harley Clarke into environmental educational center (Story)
Apr 25, 2017
Judge temporarily blocks Trump order to cut funding for sanctuary cities (Story)
Apr 10, 2017
Schakowsky joins protests against forcible removal of United Airlines passenger (Story)
Apr 06, 2017
Elizabeth Tisdahl reflects on mayoral legacy (Story)
Apr 03, 2017
Voters set to decide District 65’s financial future through property tax referendum (Story)
Mar 24, 2017
Jeff Smith endorses Mark Tendam for mayor (Story)
Mar 05, 2017
Dance Marathon 2017 raises over $1.2 million to support GiGi’s Playhouse, Evanston Community Foundation (Story)
Mar 05, 2017
Block 10: We Are Generation G (Story)
Mar 04, 2017
Block 8: Tie Dye and Neck Ties (Story)
Feb 09, 2017
Northwestern alumni percussion group nominated for Grammys, attribute success to university (Story)
Jan 24, 2017
At Evanston’s southern border, 8th Ward community strives to make itself central to the city (Story)
Jan 16, 2017
More than 200 Evanston community members to attend Women’s March on Washington (Story)
Aug 29, 2016
City launches new safety campaign, signage program to promote traffic safety (Story)
Aug 26, 2016
Evanston man sentenced to 8 years in prison for marijuana distribution, money laundering (Story)
Aug 11, 2016
Police Blotter: Police attempt to find stolen items in residential burglary (Story)
Jul 22, 2016
Businesses to receive equal opportunity with Rauner’s executive order (Story)
Jun 28, 2016
City staff to allow public input on energy and water benchmarking ordinance (Story)
Jun 27, 2016
Evanston man charged with three felonies in connection with domestic violence incident (Story)
Jun 20, 2016
Three shot in Evanston overnight (Story)
Jun 16, 2016
Man sentenced to 46 years in prison for 1992 Evanston murder (Story)
Jun 12, 2016
Chicago woman charged with two felonies for Target store bathroom explosion (Story)
Jun 10, 2016
Woman arrested after Target bathroom explosion (Story)
Jun 09, 2016
Evanston re-files lawsuit after finding nonhazardous materials matching coal tar in water lines (Story)
May 24, 2016
ETHS to change locker protocol following thefts by employees (Story)
May 24, 2016
Seeking community discussion, Council tables distribution of waste transfer station fees (Story)
May 19, 2016
Evanston Township High School meets federal standards for water quality, lead levels (Story)
May 18, 2016
Penny Park playground reconstruction to maintain wood design in safety upgrades (Story)
May 15, 2016
Evanston Police Department makes two separate handgun arrests in the past week (Story)
May 15, 2016
Education officials struggle with current funding proposals (Story)
May 12, 2016
Illinois General Assembly passes roughly $700 million for social services, awaits governor action (Story)
May 12, 2016
Evanston to spend $55,000 on redesigning, cloud hosting of website (Story)
May 10, 2016
Staff to propose revised ordinance on city taxicab regulations by late June (Story)
May 08, 2016
City committee approves new restaurant serving Indian, Chinese food (Story)
May 06, 2016
Keynote speaker addresses white privilege at YWCA’s first Racial Justice Summit (Story)
Apr 29, 2016
Community members urge making veteran’s memorial focus of new Fountain Square (Story)
Apr 28, 2016
Students talk creation process, challenges of 85th annual Waa-Mu Show (Story)
Apr 26, 2016
Aldermen discuss preventing taxicab medallion owners from losing licenses (Story)
Apr 25, 2016
International students adjust to Northwestern after military service (Story)
Apr 21, 2016
Northwestern covers $2.4 million of tuition grants owed by state (Story)
Apr 20, 2016
The Washington Post ranks Evanston Township High School as 10th most challenging high school in Illinois (Story)
Apr 19, 2016
District 65 committee readdresses racial equity, hopes to implement policy soon (Story)
Apr 17, 2016
Illinois officials look to improve monitoring, testing of lead levels in water (Story)
Apr 17, 2016
Man found guilty in 1992 murder of Evanston woman (Story)
Apr 14, 2016
Evanston provides a year of free protection services, monitoring to employees after mishandling tax information (Story)
Apr 12, 2016
City Council approves demolition of buildings to be redeveloped as affordable housing (Story)
Apr 07, 2016
Cook County commissioner proposes gas tax increase to create job opportunities, reduce violence (Story)
Apr 04, 2016
Evanston Township High School students arrested for fighting, one for possessing a stun gun (Story)
Mar 30, 2016
Tammy Duckworth denounces Donald Trump’s abortion comments, links Sen. Mark Kirk to those views (Story)
Mar 30, 2016
Police Blotter: Two men arrested for marijuana possession, one in connection with unlawful gun possession (Story)
Mar 30, 2016
Community members protest lack of local minority contractors involved in Y.O.U. construction (Story)
Mar 06, 2016
Dance Marathon raises more than $1.2 million to fight childhood hunger (Story)
Mar 06, 2016
Block 10: This Is What Feeding Dreams Are Made Of (Story)
Mar 04, 2016
Block 1: Baby Got Back(pack) (Story)
Mar 04, 2016
Increase in statewide gun ownership likely reflected in Evanston, police say (Story)
Feb 21, 2016
Cook County task force to identify techniques for reducing gun violence casualties (Story)
Feb 17, 2016
Celebrasia comedian’s routine leaves students with mixed feelings (Story)
Feb 07, 2016
Northwestern professor talks pitfalls of counter-extremism efforts (Story)
Feb 03, 2016
Student-written show ‘Blue Lights’ addresses sexual violence on college campuses (Story)
Jan 20, 2016
Student-run coffee shop scheduled to open on campus fall 2016 (Story)
Jan 18, 2016
Evanston residents discuss alleviating gun violence after ‘Chi-Raq’ screening (Story)
Jan 14, 2016
Administrators refuse to comment on student movement for Sodexo workers (Story)
Jan 13, 2016
Northwestern’s contracts with Sodexo up for renewal in 2018 (Story)
Dec 01, 2015
Lack of state budget reduces social service resources, operations for city’s homeless (Story)
Nov 21, 2015
Students and staff honor victims of transgender violence at vigil (Story)
Nov 17, 2015
Five million borrowers to be included in loan repayment program (Story)
Nov 16, 2015
Students discuss experiences with mental illness at Stigma Panel (Story)
Nov 01, 2015
Bystander intervention program at Northwestern returns (Story)
Oct 22, 2015
Sociologist discusses economic insecurities, income inequality at Connections for the Homeless event (Story)
Oct 19, 2015
Students analyze solutions to climate-related issues (Story)
Sep 29, 2015
New Law School center aims to prepare students for industry (Story)