The Daily Northwestern

City Council to introduce assault weapons ban

Ciara McCarthy, Summer Reporter

June 21, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories, The Summer Northwestern 2013

Evanston aldermen will start weighing an assault weapons ban Monday as they seek to pass gun control legislation before a state proposal possibly prevents them from doing so. City Council will consider an ordinance to ban the...

Evanston urges residents to lobby Springfield against funding cuts

Jia You, City Editor

May 28, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston officials are asking residents to lobby state legislators to prevent potential cuts to local funding. The city spread the word over email Tuesday as budget discussion in Springfield drew to a close. Some lawmakers...

Schapiro’s petition policy misguided, student activists say

Patrick Svitek, Managing Editor

May 12, 2013

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern student activists say a recent op-ed co-written by University President Morton Schapiro misses the point of the petitions piling up on his desk and in his inbox. Schapiro explained in the May 7 edition of the Wa...