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‘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...

Updated: Student loan interest rates double after Congress misses deadline

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

July 3, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

The interest rate on new subsidized Stafford loans doubled Monday, potentially affecting hundreds of Northwestern students looking for financial aid this fall. The rate increased from 3.4 to 6.8 percent after Congress failed...

Uberti: A letter to my younger self: on doors that close

David Uberti

June 18, 2013

Filed under Graduation Issue 2013

I had never been beaten up until I was 21 years old and in the best shape of my life. A Fourth of July boating accident killed three children outside New York. As an intern for Newsday, I was sent to do journalism’s dirty...