The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: musical instruments and Xanax stolen in downtown Evanston

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

November 7, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police, Top City Stories

Evanston Police Department officers on Tuesday morning responded to a report of a theft in the 800 block of Davis Street in downtown Evanston. A 46-year-old Evanston resident came to the EPD station and told officers a guitar,...

Blotter: Parking lot argument turns violent

Cameron Cook, Assistant City Editor

October 21, 2018

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Police, Top City Stories

Evanston Police Department officers on Thursday evening responded to a report of battery in the parking lot on 2400 Main St. in southwest Evanston. A 61-year-old man from Chicago backed his car out of a parking spot out in...

Blotter: Compost bin stolen from Evanston resident’s front porch

Cameron Cook, Assistant Campus Editor

October 18, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston Police Department officers responded to a report of an Amazon package stolen from a front porch in downtown Evanston. A 38-year-old Evanston resident ordered a black Minuteman International rotating compost bin. The...

Shirola: Amazon is a monopoly and needs to be broken up

Wesley Shirola, Columnist

September 30, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Today, in the age of technology, a few large companies control nearly the entire tech market. None seem as controlling and dominant as Amazon, however. Amazon is a monopoly which threatens new startups, other existing firms and...

Srivastava: Amazon pushing facial recognition technology to police only empowers racist institutions

Heena Srivastava, Columnist

May 22, 2018

Filed under Columns, Latest Stories, Opinion

Facial recognition technology has been developing since the 1960s and has taken off over the last 20 years. From tagging people on Facebook to searching faces in iCloud’s photo library, the technology adds another dynamic to...

Collins: The power for change is in your purse

Jessica Collins, Op-Ed Contributor

January 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion

President Donald Trump is a successful businessman. Or rather, he has managed to persuade the electorate that his business acumen uniquely qualifies him for the American presidency. If this is the case, and America has come to...