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Shirola: The food crisis is real, we need to act now

Wesley Shirola, Op-Ed Contributor

October 3, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Latest Stories, Opinion

The sharing of food has always been part of the human story — from the Last Supper to modern society. It’s helped us forge lifelong relationships from the classic “dinner and a movie” date to family meals. It’s allowed...

Blotter: Chicago man charged in connection with attempted murder

Ben Pope, Summer Editor

June 26, 2017

Filed under City, Crime, Latest Stories

A Chicago man was arrested last Tuesday night in connection with an attempted first-degree murder in north Evanston. The incident took place at an apartment building in the 2300 block of Noyes Court — one block north of the...

Evanston Civic Center sees most ballots during first week of early voting in Cook County

Syd Stone, Reporter

March 27, 2017

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center had the most ballots in Cook County during the first week of early voting, according to a tweet from Cook County Clerk David Orr. Orr wrote in the tweet that 1,837 ballots had been cast at the Civic Center since early voting opened March 20. Evans...

Editorial: We must keep local officials accountable in response to Crosby’s violent arrest

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

January 30, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

As racial bias in policing roils cities across the country, it may be tempting for some to imagine Evanston as immune. Our city consistently brands itself as progressive and welcoming, and Northwestern students in particular may...

Sullivan: Pedestrians, cyclists and drivers must work together to ensure safety

Noelle Sullivan, Op-Ed Contributor, Assistant Professor of Instruction in Global Health Studies and Anthropology

January 24, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

I’m a year-long bike commuter with a 3.5-mile commute. According to a new Illinois state law that took effect Jan. 1, my bike has the same right-of-way as other vehicles so, legally, cars must change lanes to pass me. The law...