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Northwestern student startup AMPY responds to criticism of its charging device product

Kelli Nguyen, Reporter

February 18, 2016

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

A battery charger created by Northwestern graduate students billed as a device that produces electricity through physical activity is generating a different sort of buzz. The AMPY MOVE charger, created by startup AMPY, has...

New Curt’s Cafe location helps at-risk young women and teenage mothers

Billy Kobin, Reporter

March 30, 2015

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories, Local

A second Curt's Cafe location opened last week that will focus on providing job training and employment for at-risk young women and teenage mothers. Curt’s Cafe South, 1813 Dempster St., aims to follow the mission of the...

Northwestern alumnus, Chicago attorney create startup for legal fees

Peter Kotecki, Reporter

January 21, 2015

Filed under Alumni, Campus

A Northwestern alum and his partner recently launched a startup that uses crowdfunding to help people pay their legal fees. Alan Savage, a Kellogg grad,  and CEO Michael Helfand created Funded Justice in December. Savage compared...

Evanston’s first nanobrewery opens to public Friday

Paige Leskin, City Editor

November 21, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Local

Evanston’s first nanobrewery will officially open its doors Friday and start selling beer produced on-site to the public. Sketchbook Brewing Company, 825 Chicago Ave., will serve its own brewed craft beers and ciders through...

Hewn Bakery to pilot Evanston’s first parklet

Hayley Glatter, Reporter

June 24, 2014

Filed under Business, City, Latest Stories

Evanston’s first parklet, an outdoor community space taking the place of a parking spot, will open in early July outside Hewn Bakery, 810 Dempster St. The parklet will include heating, planters with native species and large...

Classic shows that deserve a second chance

Chelsea Sherlock, Design Editor

May 1, 2013

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Reviews, The Current, TV

"Arrested Development" and "Boy Meets World" are both receiving second chances. In a month, the new season of  "Arrested" will premiere on Netflix, and "Girl Meets World" will relaunch as a spin-of. With the majority of...

Northwestern alumni’s film selected for Cannes Film Festival

Junnie Kwon, Reporter

April 25, 2013

Filed under Alumni, Campus, Campus (Archived), Theater

When three Northwestern graduates submitted their film, “The Opportunist,” to the Cannes Film Festival, they did not expect it to be the only American short to compete at the festival in France. David Lassiter (Communication ...