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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

The Sherman Plaza complex is one of the tallest buildings in Evanston. Aldermen voted down a proposal to install a fence around the perimeter of the  Sherman Plaza parking garage earlier this week.

Evanston aldermen deny funds for fence around Sherman Plaza garage roof

June 28, 2014

Efforts by the city manager’s office to add safety measures to Evanston rooftops have stalled after aldermen voted down a proposal to install a fence around the perimeter of the Sherman Plaza parking...

The Sherman Plaza complex is one of the tallest buildings in Evanston. Changes to Sherman Plaza and other buildings have been proposed in the wake of several recent suicides.

Evanston to draft a proposal to help prevent falling deaths, city manager says

May 20, 2014

After three incidents in the past six months in which people died after falling from Evanston buildings, city officials are looking into ways to make rooftops safer. Officials are focusing on the Sherman...

The Follow-up: Nov. 17

November 18, 2013

Listen to editors from The Daily Northwestern weigh in on the week's biggest stories. This week: a note on Alexis Lasker and Caleb Dayton, last week's In Focus on the rising cost of tuition, the Democratic...

Walfish: Listen to the simple answers

Walfish: Listen to the simple answers

November 13, 2013

I shouldn’t be alive. I should never have met most of you reading this column. I am a survivor of suicide. I tried to take my own life twice, and both times somebody was there to stop me. Someone...

Jakola: Recent suicides show Northwestern perspective on mental health still needs change

Jakola: Recent suicides show Northwestern perspective on mental health still needs change

November 13, 2013

On my way to work this morning, I found out that two more Northwestern students had committed suicide this week. Well, "former Northwestern students," but it's no surprise that people with mental health...

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