The Daily Northwestern

City announces closure of offices, facilities for Nov. 10 furlough day

Rishika Dugyala, City Editor

October 30, 2017

Filed under Business, City

Most Evanston offices and facilities will close Nov. 10 — in observance of Veterans Day — for an unpaid furlough day as part of a comprehensive cost-saving plan that City Council approved weeks ago. In a Monday news release,...

Updated: Evanston issues heat advisory, opens cooling sites

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

July 17, 2013

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

The Evanston Health Department declared a heat advisory this afternoon, citing a heat index that could reach 105 degrees Thursday and Friday. The city opened eight public cooling centers in response to the heat wave. They will...

Evanston celebrates golf progress with new after-school program

Amanda Gilbert, Reporter

May 19, 2013

Filed under City, Local

It was not just schools celebrating their students' successes this weekend as their years came to an end. The Evanston Wilmette Community Golf Course Association honored students who participated in new, after-school golf programs...

NUcal: A guide to events happening on campus, in Evanston and Chicago this week

Annie Bruce, Reporter

October 8, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Events, Odds & Ends, The Current

Monday, Oct. 8 What: A Conversation with Alan Krueger When: 4 to 5:15 p.m. Where: McCormick Auditorium Cost: Free, but students must register in advance. Alan Krueger, chair of President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, will s...

City Lit celebrates Banned Books Week with readings

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

October 7, 2012

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

The classic American novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" and the contemporary young adult series "Gossip Girl" don’t have much in common, except that both are considered “banned books” by the American Library Association. ...

Evanston residents discuss Evanston art’s future

Manuel Rapada, Assistant City Editor

October 7, 2012

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City, Local

Prioritizing arts in schools and improving communication among arts-related groups were some ideas developed at a Saturday morning public discussion of the future of art in Evanston. About 25 people attended the session held...