The Daily Northwestern

Center on Wrongful Convictions co-director Jane Raley remembered for passion for justice

Olivia Exstrum, Campus Editor

January 6, 2015

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Over the course of her 14 years as co-director of Northwestern School of Law’s Center on Wrongful Convictions, Jane Raley was not only known for her talent as an attorney and professor, but for her “exceptional ability...

Northwestern students to perform in backup choir for pop star Josh Groban

Jeanne Kuang, Assistant Summer Editor

August 9, 2013

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

Two Northwestern students will sing in a backup chorus for Josh Groban on Saturday evening at the Ravinia Festival. Bienen junior Jimmy Reese and Ryan Townsend Strand, a voice and opera graduate student, will perform in...

City earmarks federal funds for west Evanston affordable housing

Edward Cox, Assistant City Editor

May 30, 2013

Filed under City, Local

The Evanston City Council voted Tuesday to approve using federal funds to construct two affordable rental units in the 2nd Ward. The nonprofit Community Partners for Affordable Housing acquired $277,685 in federal HOME funds,...

Evanston unemployment steadily decreases

Amanda Gilbert, Reporter

October 31, 2012

Filed under Business, City, Local, State

Evanston’s unemployment rate continues to fall, reaching its lowest level since May. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Evanston’s unemployment rate was 6.4 percent at the end of September. A year ago, the...