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A SAFER Presence in Evanston

Evanston RoundTable City News - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 17:29
July 29  With a different job but the same dedication to restoring marginalized people to mainstream living, Kevin Brown accompanied representatives of the SAFER Foundation this week to Ingraham Park, located directly behind the Lorraine Morton Civic Center.

Northwestern Partners With Evanston on Good Neighbor Racial Equity Fund

Evanston RoundTable City News - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 17:24
Northwestern University and the City of Evanston announced on July 29 that Northwestern will contribute $1 million to the City for a sixth year, and is expanding its commitment with the creation of a new $500,000 community engagement grant program aimed at working with Evanston and Chicago to advance racial equity and social justice.

July 29: Evanston Had No New COVID-19 Cases Today, Illinois’s New Cases Were 1,393

Evanston RoundTable City News - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 16:59
July 29  The trend in new COVID-19 cases and the increasing test-positivity rate led Governor J.B. Pritzker to impose new restrictions on youth and adult recreational sports and to threaten more restrictions if thing do not change.

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Google News - Evanston - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 16:05
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No new COVID-19 cases in Evanston, but 1,393 across state

EvanstonNow - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 15:19

Evanston health officials reported no new COVID-19 cases today among city residents leaving the city's case count unchanged at 859. But across Illinois 1,393 more people tested positive for the disease.

No new COVID-19 cases in <b>Evanston</b>, but 1393 across state

Google News - Evanston - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 15:15
But across Illinois 1,393 more people tested positive for the disease. Evanston's death toll from the disease has remained unchanged at 71 people for ...

Governor puts tight limits on fall sports

Google News - Evanston - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 14:41
... in response to an uptick in COVID-19 cases in Illinois that put the future of fall sports at Evanston Township High School and across the state in peril.

2 charged with assault at Orrington Hilton

EvanstonNow - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 14:39

Two Evanston men were arrested and charged with assault at the Hilton hotel on Orrington Avenue. This among the stories in today’s daily crime bulletin from Evanston police.

Governor puts tight limits on fall sports

EvanstonNow - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 14:33

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced rules today in response to an uptick in COVID-19 cases in Illinois that put the future of fall sports at Evanston Township High School and across the state in peril.

Burger 21 Masters the Art of Perfect Chicken!

Google News - Evanston - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 13:56
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NU, city expand 'Good Neighbor Fund'

EvanstonNow - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 10:24

The City of Evanston and Northwestern University announced today that NU will contribute $1 million to the city for a sixth year and also create a new $500,000 Community Engagement Grant Program aimed at working with Evanston and Chicago to advance racial equity and social justice.

Northwestern donates $1 million to <b>Evanston</b> social justice efforts, $500000 in grants to <b>Evanston</b> ...

Google News - Evanston - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 10:12
[Most read] Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Pritzker places new restrictions on youth sports; ... Evanston Mayor Steve Hagerty welcomed the news.

If the NFL wanted a bubble for each division, which 8 cities would make the most sense?

Google News - Evanston - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 08:30
Nearby institutions such as Northwestern University could be utilized in nearby Evanston, Illinois as well. AFC South: Washington D.C.. As it stands, the ...

Residents express worries over homicides

EvanstonNow - Wed, 07/29/2020 - 07:44

Neighbors in Evanston's 5th Ward, which saw two murders last weekend, expressed fears and concerns and called for a way to fight back at an online meeting Tuesday night.

Ald. Rue Simmons holds Fifth Ward meeting in light of recent shootings

Daily Northwestern - Tue, 07/28/2020 - 23:58

Ald. Robin Rue Simmons (5th) held a meeting Tuesday for Fifth Ward residents to discuss gun violence and crime in light of the shootings from this past weekend. Twenty-one-year-old Deashawn Turner and 29-year-old Andrew Williams died in two separate shootings, both of which occurred in the Fifth Ward. Just last Thursday, a shooting in the...

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David H. Robertson

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 07/28/2020 - 23:52
Born December 5, 1925, in Evanston, IL, he was raised in Wilmette, IL. ... including 27 trophy finishes at the Illinois state meet; 14 firsts, 12 seconds, ...

At City Council, questions raised over city clerk’s hiring of college intern despite freeze

Daily Northwestern - Tue, 07/28/2020 - 21:20

The decision to employ a college student at the city clerk’s office despite a hiring freeze was the center of an argument at Monday’s City Council meeting. The controversy concerned scheduled payments to a George Washington University junior employed by the city clerk’s office. A city invoice from the period ending July 28 includes payments...

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ETHS teacher develops program to help kids with e-learning

EvanstonNow - Tue, 07/28/2020 - 20:52

With the reality of more remote learning staring parents in the face, the fear of how their children will cope with school on the computer can be very real. With that in mind, Evanston Township High School teacher Crystal Steidley-Millington has developed a series of workshops to help children navigate the world of e-learning.

Fighting for liberation for 50 years: Maher Ahmad remembers his time with the Gay Liberation Front

Daily Northwestern - Tue, 07/28/2020 - 20:47

During Maher Ahmad’s (Communication ’71, ’74) junior year on campus, he saw an advertisement in The Daily Northwestern that would redefine queer culture on campus. It said, “GAY LIBERATION: Men and Women interested in forming a gay liberation movement at N.U. Call Bill at 338-9241.” Ahmad soon dialed the number, and the two men unofficially...

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Communication senior Riley Nelson conducts feminist research on Shakespeare’s Hamlet

Daily Northwestern - Tue, 07/28/2020 - 20:30

This article is the second in a series featuring Northwestern students and their research projects during the summer of 2020. Communication senior Riley Nelson is studying the feminist implications of casting women for the role of Hamlet over time as part of her senior thesis, under the supervision of English and Communication Prof. Tracy Davis...

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