The Daily Northwestern

Alumnae of NU celebrates centennial, creates new programming

Matthew Choi, Assistant Campus Editor

February 1, 2016

In 1916, a small group of women began selling sandwiches to fundraise for a women’s building at Northwestern. In the 100 years since, that group has raised more than $7 million for NU. The Alumnae of NU, an organization of volunt...

Evanston Swims! program more than doubles in size

Sophia Bollag, City Editor

May 13, 2014

A program to teach Evanston second graders to swim has more than doubled in size and moved out of its pilot phase, the Evanston Community Foundation said Monday. Evanston Swims!, which provides free monthly swimming lessons...

Evanston150 measure to teach all students how to swim

Ciara McCarthy, Reporter

October 12, 2012

An idea that started as a proposal on paper has finally made it into the pool. Evanston Swims has launched its pilot program to teach all Evanston children how to swim. The project began through Evanston150, an initiative...