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Evanston firefighters put out ‘difficult’ blaze with help from 8 nearby communities

Manuel Rapada, Breaking News Editor

June 5, 2013

Filed under Around Town, Blogs, Latest Stories

Evanston firefighters put out a large blaze in a Judson Avenue apartment complex this afternoon with help from eight nearby communities. The Evanston fire department responded about 2:30 p.m. to the three-story apartment building...

New Trier principal named next director of SESP’s teacher education program

Jillian Sandler and Lauren Caruba

February 20, 2013

Filed under Academic, Campus

New Trier Township High School Principal Timothy Dohrer will be the new director of the School of Education and Social Policy’s teacher education program, Northwestern announced Wednesday. Dohrer will assume the position...

Campus Kitchens brings Thanksgiving dinner to hundreds of Evanston residents

Cat Zakrzewski, Assistant Campus Editor

November 13, 2012

Filed under Campus, Student Groups

While many Northwestern students cram for the exams professors are squeezing in before the holiday, one group is preparing to feed hundreds this Thanksgiving. Campus Kitchens volunteers, who recover leftover food from the dining...

Biss beats Farkas for state Senate seat

Jia You, Reporter

November 7, 2012

Filed under Blogs, Daily Decision

GLENVIEW, Ill. — Republican candidate Glenn Farkas lost tonight to Democrat Daniel Biss in the race for the 9th District Illinois State Senate seat. "The numbers are what the numbers are," Farkas said. "I’m very competitive;...

CROP hunger walk moves to Evanston

Edward Cox, Reporter

October 14, 2012

Filed under City, Local

Evanston hosted for the first time Sunday a walk to raise awareness of world hunger. Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl kicked off the North Shore Christian Rural Overseas Program Hunger Walk  by welcoming the congregation...