The Daily Northwestern

Evanston unemployment steadily decreases

Amanda Gilbert, Reporter

November 1, 2012

Filed under Business, City, Local, State

Evanston’s unemployment rate continues to fall, reaching its lowest level since May. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Evanston’s unemployment rate was 6.4 percent at the end of September. A year ago, the...

Watters: Romney’s jobs negativity rubs the wrong way

Arabella Watters, Assistant Forum Editor

October 7, 2012

Filed under Columns, Daily Decision, Opinion

When the Bureau of Labor Statistics released its monthly jobs report Friday, I felt an odd sense of conflict. I should have been ecstatic that the economy might finally be looking up. Contrary to some theories out there, numbers...