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Gender-Queer, Non-Binary, and Trans Task Force members reflect on demands to Northwestern

Daily Northwestern - Wed, 06/16/2021 - 01:02

Northwestern’s Gender-Queer, Non-Binary, and Trans Task Force released recommendations to serve the University’s transgender, nonbinary and gender non-conforming community in February 2020.  Then, NU’s campus shut down, shifting those priorities.  The original report, led by sociology Prof. Héctor Carrillo and former Women’s Center Director Sekile Nzinga, emphasized seven key points. The recommendations included structural identity...

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Northwestern lifts mask mandates, testing requirements for vaccinated individuals

Daily Northwestern - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 22:33

Northwestern has lifted multiple aspects of its COVID-19 restrictions as Illinois moves into Phase 5 of its reopening plan, the University announced Tuesday.  Mask mandates in most indoor and outdoor spaces have been lifted for vaccinated individuals, though some events may require the use of a mask. Community members who have confirmed their vaccination status...

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Evanston Arts Council announces 2021 Cultural Fund Grant recipients

Daily Northwestern - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 22:18

Twenty-two community organizations will receive funding from the Evanston Arts Council as part of the council’s 2021 Cultural Fund Grant, the city announced Monday.  Each year, the grant distributes money to local organizations to support artists in Evanston. This year’s total budget of $30,000 was distributed to organizations like the Mitchell Museum of the American...

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SOLR marches with Compass workers and Local 1, calls for fair wages and COVID-19 concessions

Daily Northwestern - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 21:53

Students Organizing for Labor Rights marched alongside Compass Group workers and their union representative organization UNITE HERE Local 1 during a Memorial Day rally calling for expanded workers’ rights. Around 100 people gathered at Weber Arch in two separate marches at 12 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. They picketed as passersby joined and the crowd grew. ...

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Traveling for fair trade

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 21:37
(WHSV) - Robb Geiger and his friend Peter from Evanston, Illinois are biking up the East Coast fundraising for their Ten Thousand Villages store.

Advisory Committee on Investment Responsibility discusses transparency, communication in public meeting

Daily Northwestern - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 21:32

The Advisory Committee on Investment Responsibility discussed transparency and campuswide communication in a June 3 meeting.  The event was a part of ACIR’s efforts to open conversation to the Northwestern community. Attendees engaged with committee members and Amy Falls, who began her position as NU’s chief investment officer at the beginning of May.  ACIR chair...

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COVID-19 Update on June 16: No New Cases in <b>Evanston</b> in the Last Six Days, 352 in the State ...

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 17:41
As of June 15, 61.15% of Illinois residents who are 12 and older had at least one dose of a vaccine; 52.72% were fully vaccinated. As of June 7, 86% of ...

COVID-19 Update on June 15: No New Cases in <b>Evanston</b> in the Last Five Days, 226 in the State ...

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 17:38
As of June 14, 60.97% of Illinois residents who are 12 and older had at least one dose of a vaccine; 52.4% were fully vaccinated. As of June 7, 86% of ...

Rank and File | ETHS Places 2 in Top 8 at <b>Illinois</b> Junior Invitational

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 17:18
Keith Holzmueller has been the head coach of the Evanston Township High School Chess Club and Team since 2017. He became a serious chess ...

FBI Raids Home Of Ex-<b>Evanston</b> Township High School Football Star

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 16:10
EVANSTON, IL — The home of a former Evanston Township High School football star was raided by what he described more than a dozen heavily ...

<b>Evanston</b> Leaf Blower Policy Changes Hedged By City Council

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 13:22
EVANSTON, IL — Alderpeople agreed to reduce the amount of time when the use of gas-powered leaf blowers is permitted in Evanston but scrapped ...

HOLBROOK, Ariz. — Navajo County Sheriff David Clouse recently graduated from the School of ...

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 11:41
Clouse successfully completed the 22 week program held in Evanston, Illinois from October 12 – March 28. “Our Sheriff, David Clouse, is a true ...

Amherst panel backs new fund for reparations for Black residents

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 11:15
Amherst is modeling its reparations after Evanston, Illinois, which this year has qualifying households in receive up to $25,000 for down payments or ...

The Best Gifts For Dad This Father&#39;s Day

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 10:45
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The Mather Launches Phase Two Presales

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 10:22
Based in Evanston, Illinois, Mather is an 80-year-old, unique, not-for-profit organization that enhances the lives of older adults by creating Ways to Age ...

PM China expo celebrates a successful 14

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 10:00
QuesTek Innovations LLC, Evanston, Illinois, USA, has received the 2021 ASM International Engineering Materials Achievement Award for the design ...

Juneteenth Black Artisan Market

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 08:18
Shop the Black Artisan Market this Saturday, June 19, at Ingraham Park, Evanston, during the Juneteenth Celebration! Meet the vendors and shop ...

PhysIQ Adds NorthShore University HealthSystem to COVID-19 Digital Biomarker Study

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 07:00
Headquartered in Evanston, Illinois, NorthShore is a fully integrated healthcare delivery system that includes six hospitals—Evanston, Glenbrook, ...

TRACKS trailblazer honored

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 07:00
Speaking with Cooley after the ceremony, he said his mother was originally from Evanston, Illinois, from a wealthy family, never lacking for anything.

Leaving a job you had somewhere you&#39;ve never lived? Take the train to say goodbye. – Colorado ...

Google News - Evanston - Tue, 06/15/2021 - 05:18
I've been reporting as an intern from my home in Evanston, Illinois, but it will be possible for me to do something I didn't know before the coronavirus ...

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