The Daily Northwestern

Evanston to host community forum on gun violence Thursday

Ben Pope, Managing Editor

February 20, 2018

Filed under City, Crime, Local

Mayor Steve Hagerty will host a community forum to discuss Evanston residents’ concerns about gun violence on Thursday. The event, which will be held at 7 p.m. at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, is intended to gathe...

Letter to the Editor: In support of mayoral candidate Mark Tendam

April 2, 2017

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

I am writing this letter to urge Northwestern faculty, staff and students who live and vote in Evanston to support Mark Tendam for mayor in the April 4 election. I am supporting Tendam for several reasons, but will focus on...

Election-season signage on public property irks local residents

Marissa Page, City Editor

March 4, 2016

Filed under City, Local, Politics

As the March 15 state and national primary elections draw nearer, Evanston residents and city officials noted an influx of campaign signage cropping up on public property — a violation of state law. Bonnie Schindler (Medill...

Evanston art exhibit aims to change public perception of those living with disabilities

Mercy Yang, Reporter

November 15, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

For Reveca Torres, using a wheelchair is not as much of a burden as people may think. Instead, Torres considers the wheelchair a tool for independence. “A lot of people think a wheelchair is limiting, and I wanted people...

Council votes to increase sustainability of Civic Center parking lot

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

October 13, 2015

Filed under City

Aldermen moved Monday to add two electric car charging stations to the parking lot at the Civic Center. The stations, which can each charge two vehicles, would accommodate the three all-electric Nissan Leaf vehicles the city...

Utilities Commission begins development of energy efficiency ordinance

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

May 7, 2015

Filed under City, Local

City Council has directed the Evanston Utilities Commission to begin exploring the creation of an energy efficiency benchmarking ordinance, the city announced Tuesday. The potential Building Energy Efficiency Benchmarking ordinance...