The Daily Northwestern

Letter to the Editor: Should arrest be the only tool police have in a nonviolent situation?

July 12, 2018

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

At the Evanston 4th of July Parade, I was disappointed to find myself arrested for an act of protest. I went to the parade as a cautionary tale from my own heritage: an Abuela de Plaza de Mayo, one of the women whose children...

‘The Fourth Awakens’ in Evanston this Independence Day

Mariana Alfaro, Web Editor

June 30, 2016

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Local

Evanston is preparing for its Independence Day celebration, which will begin at 9 a.m. on Monday with a series of playground games and competitions for the city’s youngest. The day’s activities — hosted by Evanston’s...

Evanston police enact safety measures for Memorial Day weekend

Julian Gerez and Sophia Bollag

May 22, 2014

Filed under City, Crime, Local, State

The Evanston Police Department will be conducting several campaigns in order to ensure citizen safety over Memorial Day weekend. The "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" traffic enforcement campaign seeks to reduce alcohol-related...

The Spectrum: Moving from shame to empowerment as a Chinese American

Bethany Ao, Contributor

May 2, 2014

Filed under Contributors, Opinion, The Spectrum

Shame found me when I was just four years old. I had been sitting at the end of the table during lunch with my preschool classmates when I took out my lunchbox. My mom had packed me a steamed bun (mantou)  filled with pork fl...