The Daily Northwestern

Teenage girl flees attempted abduction in south Evanston

David Fishman, Assistant City Editor

January 6, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston police are investigating an attempted abduction of a teenage girl that occurred Thursday night in south Evanston. At about 9:45 p.m., police said a 16-year-old female Chicago resident was walking home in the 1500 block...

Patterson: A call for NU students to reject Trump’s rhetoric demonizing Chicago

Sky Patterson, Op-Ed Contributor

November 9, 2016

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

“Look at what’s going on in Chicago. It’s horrible.” This statement, made in an interview with Bill O’Reilly, was not Donald J. Trump’s only instance of oversimplifying and demonizing the city miles from Northwestern’s campus. Throughout the curre...

Aggravated robbery turns into car chase from Evanston to Chicago

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

November 4, 2016

Filed under City, Crime

An attempted aggravated robbery on Monroe Street turned into a car chase and concluded with three teenagers arrested by Chicago police on Thursday. At about 4 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 1700 block of Monroe Street...

New food delivery service Eat Purely expands into Evanston

Ben Winck, Assistant City Editor

October 25, 2016

Filed under Business, City, Local

Chicago-based food delivery service Eat Purely expanded to serve Evanston earlier this month with its kitchen-to-door business model — and free delivery. Eat Purely was founded in March 2015 and now delivers to more than...

Cook County Board votes for paid sick time for suburban workers

Sam Krevlin, Reporter

October 9, 2016

Filed under City, Local, State

The Cook County Board voted Wednesday to give suburban workers paid sick time. More than 440,000 suburban workers in Cook County, including those from Evanston, will be affected by the ordinance allowing a maximum of five...

Soto: Northwestern should work to include Chicago-area youth in campus dialogues

Isabella Soto, Op-Ed contributor

October 2, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Two weeks ago, I attended a sexual health training in downtown Chicago put on by the Illinois Caucus of Adolescent Health. Surrounded everyone from high school freshmen to folks well into their 30s, the training was like nothing...

‘The Fourth Awakens’ in Evanston this Independence Day

Mariana Alfaro, Web Editor

June 30, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston is preparing for its Independence Day celebration, which will begin at 9 a.m. on Monday with a series of playground games and competitions for the city’s youngest. The day’s activities — hosted by Evanston’s...

New scholarship to aid community college transfers

Kelli Nguyen, Assistant Campus Editor

April 15, 2016

Filed under Academic, Campus

A new scholarship will offer up to $50,000 in financial aid to City Colleges of Chicago students admitted as transfers to Northwestern, University President Morton Schapiro and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Thursday. ...