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Study: Evanston police stand out for ‘upfront’ use of stop and frisk

Patrick Svitek, Summer Editor

August 26, 2013

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

A new report by the Better Government Association says the Evanston Police Department's use of stop and frisk is one of the most transparent in the Chicago area. The Chicago-based watchdog's study, published Tuesday, found that EPD has publicized the controversial tactic more than at least 10 other police departments in...

Northwestern Law graduate becomes first Latino chief judge for Chicago federal court

Annie Bruce, Summer Reporter

July 19, 2013

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

Northwestern School of Law graduate Ruben Castillo was sworn in as the chief judge for the Northern District of Illinois earlier this month, becoming the first Hispanic to reach the position. Castillo, 58, will preside over...

Letter to the Editor: Alianza clarifies intent over Cinco de Mayo letter

Darlene Reyes, Alianza Co-President

May 19, 2013

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Dear Northwestern Community, Over the past weeks, there has been a significant amount of discussion over the letter sent to the student body regarding Cinco de Mayo celebrations. As collaborators on this letter, we would like...

Northwestern admits largest, most diverse early decision applicants

Ally Mutnick, Reporter

December 18, 2012

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus

Northwestern admitted a record number of early decision applicants again this year, sending acceptance letters Thursday to 43 percent of the Class of 2017. This is the highest percent of the freshman class NU has ever admitted...