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Softball: Northwestern headed to Purdue for last road series of regular season

Daily Northwestern - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 22:55

Softball After splitting last weekend’s games against Illinois, Northwestern will travel to West Lafayette, Ind. for its final road series of the regular season against Purdue. The two teams have gone in completely opposite directions this year.  The Wildcats (24-12, 24-12 Big Ten) have been near the top of the conference standings all season and...

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APIDA Staff Affinity Group provides support for staff members

Daily Northwestern - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 22:40

When assistant director of Multicultural Student Affairs Christine Munteanu co-founded the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Staff Affinity Group in 2018, only 10 to 15 people attended each meeting. Now, the group has 170 members. ASAG is open to all Northwestern staff members who self-identify as part of the APIDA, or Asian Pacific Islander Desi...

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Lessons from <b>Evanston&#39;s</b> Caring Adult Network for STEAM: Parenting

Google News - Evanston - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 22:11
Hosted and moderated by Evanston Live TV, this virtual event is an example of how the Digital Youth Divas Caring Adult Network works to build and ...

Students reflect on study abroad experiences lost during pandemic, plan for next year

Daily Northwestern - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 21:36

Since last spring, most study abroad programs have been canceled or moved online. For some students, this had been a source of confusion and frustration — especially upperclassmen who have missed their last opportunity to study abroad. SESP junior Saya Federbush, who is minoring in environmental policy and culture, was accepted to study energy technology...

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Illinois to lift more COVID-19 restrictions next Friday, full reopening scheduled for July

Daily Northwestern - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 21:31

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Thursday that Illinois will loosen COVID-19 restrictions on May 14 as part of a “bridge phase” before the state fully reopens on July 11. The transitional phase beginning next week allows gyms, theaters, spectator events, zoos, offices, retail, museums and amusement parks to open at 60 percent capacity. Many of these...

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Football: Wide receiver Ramaud Chiaokhiao-Bowman signs with Indianapolis Colts as undrafted free agent

Daily Northwestern - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 20:54

Football After the best season of his Northwestern career, Ramaud Chiaokhiao-Bowman now has the chance to make an NFL roster.  The wide receiver signed with the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent, becoming the 11th Wildcat this offseason to earn an NFL training camp invite. In 2020, Chiaokhiao-Bowman was NU’s leading wideout, finishing with...

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Nevo: Girlboss feminism is harmful. Mocking it may be too.

Daily Northwestern - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 20:46

Any Gen Z-er on social media has probably seen the phrase “gaslight, gatekeep, girlboss.” It’s the 2021 parody of “live, laugh, love” and social media’s snappy callout of White feminist productivity culture.  The term “girlboss” was coined by Sophia Amoruso, founder of the fast-fashion brand Nasty Gal, in her 2014 memoir “#GIRLBOSS”. Rather than dismantling...

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Best Pizza Place In <b>Evanston</b>: Readers Pick Malnati&#39;s, Panino&#39;s

Google News - Evanston - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 19:56
EVANSTON, IL — The results are in from last week's Evanston Patch reader survey of the best pizza place in town. Out of dozens of responses, four ...

State Sen. Laura Fine introduces bills focusing on mental health care

Daily Northwestern - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 19:54

In an effort to expand access to mental health care in Illinois, state Sen. Laura Fine (D-Glenview) has introduced multiple pieces of legislation proposing an increase in accessibility to mental health care. Fine’s efforts include the Access to Basic Mental Health Information Act and an amendment to the Network Adequacy and Transparency Act. Both pieces...

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COVID-19 Update on May 6: The End is in Sight, Removal of All Mitigations Planned for June 11

Google News - Evanston - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 18:19
“As a result, on Friday, May 14, the State of Illinois will move into the Bridge Phase of ... Evanston's case positivity rate for the last seven days is 0.7%.

Chicago suburb set to pay reparations, but not all on board

Google News - Evanston - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 15:04
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — When Teri Murray tried to buy her first home in 1968, ... By 1940, the Black population was over 6,000, Illinois' largest outside ...

Exclusive: Banyan Street Capital under contract to buy 20 N. Orange downtown, sources say

Google News - Evanston - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 15:03
... operates and manages 20 N. Orange Ave.; Evanston, Illinois-based Steelbridge and New York-based Apollo Global Management Inc. (NYSE: APO).

<b>Illinois</b> city set to pay reparations, but not all on board

Google News - Evanston - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 11:30
Pedestrians walk past a sign in Evanston, Ill., Friday, April 30, 2021. The Chicago suburb is preparing to pay reparations in the form of housing grants ...

Racial Injustice Reparations <b>Evanston</b>

Google News - Evanston - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 11:07
Local News · Business News · Wisconsin News · Illinois News · National News · World News · Sports · Prep Sports · Local · National College Sports ...

LS Power Acquires Clean Energy Solutions Provider GI Energy, Launches Rebranded Company ...

Google News - Evanston - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 08:30
... carbon store, in Evanston, Illinois. In addition, Endurant is advancing a development portfolio of ground-breaking eco-district projects in California.

LOCAL ACTIVISTS PARTICIPATE IN NATIONAL JOHN LEWIS VOTING RIGHTS ADVANCEMENT ...

Google News - Evanston - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 08:16
WHO: Indivisible Illinois. WHERE: Evanston Lorraine Morton Civic Center, 2100 Ridge Ave, Evanston, IL 60201. WHEN: Saturday May 8, 2021 1PM ...

How Will District 65 Spend $10.6 Million in Federal ESSER Funds?

Google News - Evanston - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 07:32
Five Evanston girls will be performing onstage in person after a year of ... Some 4.2 million or 33.1% of total Illinois residents are fully vaccinated, ...

A year after purchase, questions linger around purpose of Evanston’s unused police and fire drone

Daily Northwestern - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 02:25

Evanston Police Department’s aerial fleet is unassuming: a single four-rotor drone, small enough to fit in the palm of your hand. While small, the drone makes up the entirety of an Unmanned Aerial System program, jointly operated by Evanston’s police and fire departments. A year after purchase, the drone has not yet been employed in...

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Students compile Evanston therapist recommendations in light of low CAPS availability during pandemic

Daily Northwestern - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 00:27

When Weinberg junior Alex Turntine reached out to Counseling and Psychological Services in the winter, she was put on a waitlist because the center did not staff any specialists who could address her needs. While CAPS gave her multiple therapist recommendations in the Evanston and Chicago area, Turntine said most of the locations had unaffordable...

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“The work continues:” Christian Wade and Ada Ogbonna sworn in as ASG president and vice president

Daily Northwestern - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 00:23

SESP junior Christian Wade and Medill sophomore Adaeze Ogbonna were sworn in as Associated Student Government president and vice president during a Wednesday meeting. The slate won in a landslide election last week, and will succeed former ASG President Juan Zuniga. While addressing the new executives, Zuniga said the job comes with good and bad...

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