The Daily Northwestern

Bian: Not vaccinating your child should be illegal

Andrea Bian, Assistant Opinion Editor

February 28, 2019

In 2000, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared measles to be eliminated in the United States. By 2014, the U.S. saw 667 cases of measles, and has already seen 159 cases in 2019 as of Feb. 21. The debate around...

Two Evanston businesses violate tobacco compliance check

David Fishman, Assistant City Editor

February 19, 2017

Two Evanston businesses failed to pass a tobacco compliance check conducted to prevent underrage sales, police said Friday. The businesses cited were Davis Pantry, 927 Davis St., and Open Pantry, 821 Dempster Street. Evanston...

Qaseem: Smoking around children should be illegal

Yaqoob Qaseem, Columnist

April 5, 2015

Thankfully, we live in a society where people go to jail for harming others. If an individual decided to rampage through the streets dousing innocent bystanders with caustic acid, he would undoubtedly be subjected to severe legal...

US Sen. Kirk calls for travel and visa ban for passenegers from Ebola-affected countries

Paige Leskin, City Editor

October 28, 2014

U.S. Senator Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) urged U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday to stop issuing visas to the citizens of African countries that have been affected by the Ebola virus. In order to stop further spread and outbr...