The Daily Northwestern

While you were on break: the local, state and national news you missed

Edward Cox, Manuel Rapada, and Jia You

January 6, 2013

Filed under City, Crime, Local, National, Politics, State

Dec. 15: Evanston hosts gun buyback program Evanston residents turned in 45 firearms during a gun buyback program Dec. 15, the day after the Newtown, Conn., school shooting. The program came weeks after its chief organizer,...

CTA rehabilitating Noyes El station

Susan Du, City Editor

October 17, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Chicago Transit Authority “Renew Crews” will work on the Purple Line’s Noyes El stop throughout the next six weeks. Improvements including paint removal and reapplication, power washing, gutter and drain cleaning, graffiti...

Evanston residents discuss Evanston art’s future

Manuel Rapada, Assistant City Editor

October 7, 2012

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

Prioritizing arts in schools and improving communication among arts-related groups were some ideas developed at a Saturday morning public discussion of the future of art in Evanston. About 25 people attended the session held...

CTA discontinues U-Passes for Medill class

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

October 5, 2012

Filed under Blogs, On Campus

Medill students were surprised to learn this week they would no longer be receiving U-Passes to subsidize their travel costs to and from Chicago for a required class. In previous years, student enrolled in Journalism 301,...