The Daily Northwestern

Evanston residents win annual poetry competition

Marissa Page, Assistant City Editor

April 21, 2015

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City

The Evanston Public Library announced Wednesday the winners of its annual poetry contest, which honors Chicago-area poets of all ages. Winners of EPL’s 37th annual Jo-Anne Hirshfield Memorial Poetry Awards, will read their...

Illinois Senate passes Big Ten bill on to House

Bailey Williams, Assistant City Editor

April 4, 2014

Filed under City, Latest Stories, Politics, State

The Illinois Senate passed a bill this week that would create a committee to study the possibility of adding another Illinois school to the Big Ten Conference. "It presents ... another affordable option to secure a degree in hi...

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn grants former Northwestern football player’s clemency request

Patrick Svitek, City Editor

October 14, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs

A former Northwestern football player is among 65 people whose clemency requests were granted Friday by Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn. Charged with battery in 2004, ex-linebacker Braden Jones is now eligible to expunge his court...