The Daily Northwestern

Blotter: Jan. 31

Tanner Maxwell, Design Editor

January 30, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Burglar takes thousands of dollars in electronics Someone broke into a 52-year-old Evanston man's home in the 300 block of Asbury Avenue on Tuesday afternoon, Evanston Police Department spokesman Perry Polinski said. The intruder threw a...

Blotter: Nov. 20

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

November 19, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Chicago woman shot in forearm A Chicago woman was shot in the forearm early Saturday morning while attending a party in the 700 block of Howard Street. The 21-year-old woman was at the party on the Evanston side of Howard S...

Blotter: Nov. 16

Ina Yang, Reporter

November 15, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Chicago resident arrested in connection to resisting loss prevention agent's detainment A 29-year-old Chicago resident was arrested Tuesday at Jewel-Osco, 2485 Howard St., in connection to fighting and resisting detainment from...

Backwards Compatible: Ultrabooks vs. Laptops vs. Tablets Smackdown 2012

Will Podlewski, Columnist

November 15, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Technology (Current), The Current

As a college student and journalist, my laptop is my life. From pulling up dry art history readings to booting up the latest bargain-bin games for “Insert Coin,” almost everything I do in some way relates to my trusty, if...

Backwards Compatible: Windows 8 fails to answer Apple’s simplicity challenge

Will Podlewski, Columnist

October 31, 2012

Filed under Columns & Reviews, Technology (Current), The Current

If you’ve read Backwards Compatible before, you’re probably familiar with my opinion of Apple — its substandard technology, lousy business practices, questionable ethics and borderline-cultish following. But there is one...

Backwards Compatible: Turning the tables on tablets

Will Podlewski, Columnist

October 3, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Technology (Current), The Current

If someone had asked me 10 years ago what a tablet was, I probably would have looked away from Mighty Morphin Power Rangers long enough to tell them it had something to do with the Ten Commandments.  If someone had asked me two y...

Blotter: Sept. 26

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

September 25, 2012

Filed under City, Crime

Armed robbery at the intersection of Lyons and Darrow avenues Three men, including one armed with a gun and another with a knife, robbed a man early Tuesday morning of his Apple iPhone and $70, said Evanston Police Departm...