The Daily Northwestern

City Council to introduce assault weapons ban

Ciara McCarthy, Summer Reporter

June 21, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Evanston aldermen will start weighing an assault weapons ban Monday as they seek to pass gun control legislation before a state proposal possibly prevents them from doing so. City Council will consider an ordinance to ban the...

Senate votes to consider major representation changes over summer

Sophia Bollag, Copy Chief

June 6, 2013

Filed under Campus, Latest Stories, Student Government

Student representation in Associated Student Government could face a shake-up following a decision to further review reform legislation over the summer. The bill, which would restructure Senate, was met with opposition at Wednesday's...

Evanston City Council passes moratorium on drones, debates zoning ordinance

Ciara McCarthy, Assistant City Editor

May 28, 2013

Filed under City, Local, Politics

The Evanston City Council narrowly approved a resolution Tuesday night that bans unregulated drone technology in the city. The move makes Evanston one of the first U.S. cities to pass legislation restricting the use of drones...

Letter to the Editor: Alderman’s ‘brothel law’ reform proposal ‘a great step in the right direction’

Martin Walsh

May 2, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Edward Cox's article "Alderman: Evanston City Council to tackle 'brothel law' by June" is encouraging news in the fight for fair and affordable off-campus student housing. For too long Evanston's archaic "brothel law" has been a...

Letter to the Editor: Students should vote to ensure voices are heard

Victor Shao and Brad Stewart

April 4, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

As students, we are accountable for our own education and quality of life.  We fight hard for issues we believe in — the Living Wage Campaign, NU4DiversityNow and the New Student Center Initiative, to name a few.  As a student...

Evanston City Council approves new contract for electric aggregation

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

April 2, 2013

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local, Politics

Evanston aldermen on Monday approved a new contract for the city’s electric aggregation program, bumping most residents’ rates by more than 8 percent beginning this summer. “We reaffirmed our commitment to 100 percent...