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CTA to add 20 to 30 all-electric buses

Elena Sucharetza, Assistant City Editor

January 31, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Chicago Transit Authority plans to purchase 20 to 30 additional all-electric buses in the next few years after one year of operating two such vehicles, officials said. The all-electric bus is a 40-foot long model manufactured by New...

The Daily to rename newsroom following donation

Stephanie Kelly, Managing Editor

October 1, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Latest Stories, Student Groups

As part of an ongoing campaign to fundraise for The Daily Northwestern, NU trustee John Madigan and his wife Holly Madigan, an NU alumna, have given a donation to the newspaper that includes a $250,000 challenge grant, Students...

Northwestern trustee and former AT&T executive dies at 57

Madeline Fox, Assistant Campus Editor

April 26, 2015

Filed under Academic, Administration, Alumni, Campus, Faculty

Northwestern trustee and former AT&T global marketing executive Cathy Coughlin (Weinberg ’79) died Thursday from pancreatic cancer. Coughlin, 57, launched AT&T’s 2013 “It Can Wait” campaign discouraging people...

Chamber of Commerce honors Evanston community members for charity work

Billy Kobin, Reporter

January 28, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Local

An Evanston Chamber of Commerce annual event honored several community members Wednesday evening for their work with disaster response, homeless citizens and youth. The 95th Annual Celebration & Awards at Evanston's Hilton...

Weinberg junior Ciara McCarthy named next editor in chief of The Daily

Manuel Rapada, Managing Editor

May 14, 2014

Filed under Campus

Ciara McCarthy will be The Daily’s next editor in chief, the paper’s publisher announced Wednesday. McCarthy will run the paper during Fall Quarter 2014 and Winter Quarter 2015. She will succeed Medill junior Paulina Firozi. “She...

Evanston/Skokie District 65 to work with consultant to assess teacher appraisal system

Manuel Rapada, City Editor

February 26, 2013

Filed under City, Education, Local

Evanston/Skokie District 65 will look to a long-standing survey partner to assess the district’s teacher evaluation system. A $73,132-a-year contract with ECRA Group, Inc., passed in a consent agenda vote during Monday night...

Resident complies with condominium association, throws out bedbug infested furniture

Edward Cox, Reporter

February 4, 2013

Filed under City, Local

A resident of a Sherman Avenue condominium complex threw out his bedbug-infested furniture after the condominium association filed a complaint Jan. 22 with the Cook County Circuit Court. Maisonette Condominium Association filed...

Evanston considers programs to aid homeless families

Sophia Bollag, Reporter

January 27, 2013

Filed under City, Local, Politics

In its first meeting of the new year, the Evanston Housing and Homelessness Commission considered several proposals to provide aid for homeless families and families at risk of becoming homeless. The Commission focused on...

Starbucks to move to expanded Sherman Avenue location

Edward Cox, Reporter

January 9, 2013

Filed under Business, City, Local

Starbucks officials expect to move their cramped Sherman Avenue location to a more expansive storefront two spaces up the block after the city’s zoning board of appeals approved an architect’s application Tuesday night for...