The Daily Northwestern

Updated: 19-year-old Evanston man shot dead near ETHS

Patrick Svitek, Online Managing Editor

November 30, 2012

Update, 12:30 p.m. Friday: Murray graduated from Evanston Township High School in 2011, District 202 Superintendent Eric Witherspoon said in a community notice this morning. ETHS families have been notified of Murray's death ...

Letter to the Editor: Northwestern wrong to support gun buyback programs

November 12, 2012

President Schapiro, After reading about your donation of $10,000 of University money to the local gun buyback program in Evanston, I, as a gun-owning student, had to take a second look. While I commend your desire to help the...

Organizers look to expand Evanston’s gun buyback program

Susan Du, City Editor

November 7, 2012

With the city's gun buyback event officially scheduled for Dec. 15, the initiative's fund has reached a total of $19,050, including a $10,000 donation from Northwestern. Citizens concerned about local gun violence propose...

Community anti-violence initiatives posted online

Susan Du, City Editor

November 6, 2012

Discussion of proposals gathered from a community anti-violence meeting held last month have now been moved online at, where residents can comment or post additional ideas for promoting peace in Evansto...