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Professor examines influence of Chicago’s diverse Latino community in ‘The House on Mango Street’

Rachel Holtzman, Reporter

January 13, 2016

Filed under Arts and Entertainment

Drawing from the literature, history and culture of predominantly Latino neighborhoods in Chicago, English Prof. John Alba Cutler will speak about the novel “The House on Mango Street” by Sandra Cisneros this Friday. The l...

Living for the city: Unique coffee shops in Chicago

Miranda Leon, Columnist

November 14, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Food/Dining, The Current

Coffee is more than a drink. It's basically a way of life. When you order a cup of coffee, you lose all of your spare change, yet still come out feeling as rich as the coffee beans ground into your cup. Why is that? It is the...

Former Ald. Maxine Lange remembered for community activism

Sabrina Rodriguez, Reporter

October 9, 2013

Filed under City, Local, Politics

Maxine Lange, a former Evanston alderman and activist, died Monday at the age of 81. Lange served on City Council from 1971 to 1979 and was also a teacher and health care administrator. “She believed people in the co...

Residents walk, talk about creating peace in Evanston

Tanner Maxwell, Reporter

September 10, 2012

Filed under City

Margaret Nelson said she dreams of walking through Evanston to catch the night sky over Lake Michigan. The city's crime is the only thing between her and that scenic stroll, she said. Nelson, a volunteer for the Youth Organization...