The Daily Northwestern

Medill Justice Project opens DC bureau

Julie Fishbach, Reporter

November 17, 2015

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty

The Medill Justice Project has expanded to Washington, D.C., with a new bureau that opened this quarter. The investigative reporting project covers potentially wrongful convictions and criminal justice issues. Julie Woon, who...

Director of fraternity and sorority life to leave Northwestern

Hayley Glatter, Reporter

June 17, 2014

Filed under Administration, Campus, Greek

Northwestern's director of fraternity and sorority life is leaving to assume a position at American University beginning July 1. Dominic Greene will take over as director of student activities at AU. Since starting his position...

Congressional committee to discuss Northwestern football unionization

Alex Putterman, Sports Editor

May 1, 2014

Filed under Football, Latest Stories, Sports

Congress is getting involved in the Northwestern football unionization discussion. The House Education and the Workforce Committee will examine the recent National Labor Relations Board decision declaring NU players employees,...

Sam’s Club recognizes Evanston police officer who saved young boy

Patrick Svitek, Reporter

April 9, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Local

An Evanston police officer has been honored again for rescuing a young boy from the Des Plaines River while off duty, a heroic act that has earned him accolades from the Chicago area to the nation's capital. The latest recognition...

Fair housing group amends federal lawsuit to include Evanston

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

November 18, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

Fair housing activists announced Thursday they have added Evanston to their federal lawsuit against Bank of America, claiming the bank does not look after foreclosed homes in black and Latino neighborhoods the same way it does...

Central Street neighborhood wins national award

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 3, 2013

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

The American Planning Association on Friday named Evanston's Central Street neighborhood one of the best in the country, applauding its civic activism, unique businesses and lakefront amenities. The Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit ...