The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern, Evanston stand together in time of grief

Susan Du, City Editor

October 2, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Dajae Coleman, Harsha Maddula, Local

Northwestern and Evanston were simultaneously thrust into the national spotlight last week when two young people — McCormick sophomore Harsha Maddula and Evanston Township High School freshman Dajae Coleman — died unexpectedly....

New tutoring network matches students with students

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

October 1, 2012

Filed under Business, City, Education

This fall, about 15 local students are heading back to class with the help of a tutor — and, in many cases, a classmate. The national tutoring company Peer2Peer Tutors opened its first branch in Evanston this summer, cre...

Person of interest in custody in killing of ETHS freshman Dajae Coleman

Manuel Rapada, Assistant City Editor

September 27, 2012

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Dajae Coleman

Evanston Police announced Thursday afternoon that a person of interest is in custody in connection with the killing of 14-year-old Dajae Coleman. Coleman, a freshman at Evanston Township High School, was shot and killed Satur...

Updated: Family, friends remember Evanston boy killed in shooting

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

September 24, 2012

Filed under City, Crime, Dajae Coleman, Local

A 14-year-old Evanston boy was fatally shot on Saturday night in the 1500 block of Church Street. Evanston Police later identified Dajae Coleman, a freshman at Evanston Township High School, as the victim. Coleman's friends...

Youth advocates call for collaboration among families, social service agencies

Susan Du, City Editor

September 23, 2012

Filed under City, Education, Local

Central Street restaurant Curt’s Cafe hosted a panel discussion of issues facing Evanston’s youth Tuesday. The talk touched on topics such as racism, homelessness and the disconnect between families and the community. Curt's...