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5/5 TIF opponents demand council votes it down in resident meeting

Daily Northwestern - 10 hours 52 min ago

Opponents of the proposed 5th Ward Tax Increment Financing district demanded Wednesday that City Council vote down the TIF at its upcoming meeting.  When a TIF proposal is enacted, the existing property tax rate becomes the ceiling for how much the city can collect from property taxes. TIF districts last for 23 years, and tax...

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Northwestern dining workers vote to authorize strike from Compass Group

Daily Northwestern - 12 hours 39 min ago

Northwestern dining and services workers voted Wednesday to authorize a strike from Compass Group, the University’s food service provider.  Out of about 200 workers, 95% voted in favor of the strike — part of an effort to bring Compass Group back to the bargaining table after they presented workers with an offer that did not...

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Evanston’s Century 12 movie theater to return next year

Daily Northwestern - 13 hours 28 min ago

Evanston’s former Century 12 movie theater will reopen in about a year amid a planned mass revitalization of the Church Street Plaza.  The plaza is set to be sold to Chicago-based development firm GW Properties later this month. “A year ago, it was very uncertain whether movie theaters were going to make it back,” Mitch...

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Underclassmen flock to outdoor, in-person student organization fair

Daily Northwestern - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 23:49

Large crowds of students traversed the muddy, windy Norris East Lawn Wednesday to visit club tables at the Fall Organization Fair, densely filling half the field. “I’m super excited that it’s in person,” McCormick sophomore Katrina Kuntz said. “Before it started, I had no idea what a club fair was actually supposed to look like,...

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This is the Wildcat GeoGame’s last quarter — for real, this time

Daily Northwestern - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 23:48

The Wildcat GeoGame — an online geography trivia game hosted on The Daily’s website — is back for one last quarter. Northwestern students have engaged with the GeoGame over 1.5 million times since its creation in 2016. If players answer 40 geography questions correctly in the span of the quarter, they can win a free...

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Ryan family makes largest donation in Northwestern history

Daily Northwestern - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 23:35

Patrick Ryan (Kellogg ’59) and Shirley Ryan (Weinberg ’61) made the largest donation in Northwestern history, gifting $480 million to redevelop Ryan Field and contribute to biomedical, economic and business research, the University announced Wednesday. The contribution pushed the “We Will. The Campaign for Northwestern” fundraising initiative over the $6 billion mark. That makes it...

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Cook leaves Sun out of starting lineup as Big Ten season begins; Huskers beat ...

Google News - Evanston - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 23:18
The lineup worked pretty well in its first attempt on Wednesday in Evanston, Illinois, with No. 12 Nebraska beating Northwestern in four sets, 25-21, 25-21, ...

Cook leaves Lexi Sun out of starting lineup as Big Ten season begins; Huskers beat Northwestern

Google News - Evanston - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 22:22
12 Nebraska beating Northwestern in four sets, 25-21, 25-21, 23-25, 25-16 in Evanston, Illinois. Nebraska's pin hitters combined for 42 kills — Kubik had 19 ...

City to create Youth Advisory Committee for civic participation

Daily Northwestern - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 22:08

The city is recruiting a new Youth Advisory Committee to develop youth-oriented community resources, according to a news release. The committee will prioritize youth participation in local civic activities by initiating education campaigns. Members will serve as an advisory committee to city government on youth affairs to city government on youth affairs. Evanston residents ages...

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Evanston’s only fully Spanish Immersion preschool focuses on inclusive education

Daily Northwestern - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 21:18

When Karla Koziura decided to send her two children to Puerta Abierta, Evanston’s only fully Spanish-immersion preschool, she said she was hoping to normalize bilingualism for her kids.  “I grew up in the states feeling different and a little bit embarrassed that my mom spoke with an accent or that we had different, weird food...

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Assault with deadly weapon reported at Northwestern’s Chicago Campus

Daily Northwestern - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 21:05

University Police received a report of an assault with a deadly weapon in the Erie Garage on Northwestern’s Chicago Campus Wednesday morning, according to a news release. An individual reported that they were walking to their parked car in the garage at roughly 4 a.m. when they noticed a person in its passenger seat, and...

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UWO helps in growing falcon population - The Advance-Titan

Google News - Evanston - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 18:48
Deborah, who was raised in Evanston, Illinois, and Hondo, who was raised in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, successfully produced two hatched chicks named Millennium ...

Racist Threats In Forged Court Orders Sent To Local Restaurants | <b>Evanston</b>, <b>IL</b> Patch

Google News - Evanston - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 17:52
EVANSTON, IL — Someone has been sending fraudulent court orders filled with racial slurs, threats and hate speech to restaurants in Evanston and other North ...

Smiley: Why Porky hates our cool weather | Smiley Anders | theadvocate.com

Google News - Evanston - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 15:26
Smart folks. Speaking of school cheers, Paul Warnke says Northwestern University, a private school in Evanston, Illinois, "has high academic standards, which ...

Dover Quartet to Perform Beethoven&#39;s &#39;Middle Quartets&#39; On New Cedille Records Album

Google News - Evanston - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 14:41
... which holds residencies at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia, Northwestern University's Bienen School of Music, Evanston, Illinois, ...

Billionaire Couple Breaks Northwestern Record With $480M Donation | <b>Evanston</b>, <b>IL</b> Patch

Google News - Evanston - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 13:32
EVANSTON, IL — Northwestern University recently received its largest-ever single donation from its biggest-ever donors. Billionaire couple Pat and Shirley Ryan ...

John Tyler Fleming | Obituaries | johnsoncitypress.com

Google News - Evanston - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 12:37
He continued his post graduate studies at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois and completed his Masters of Education in School Leadership at ETSU.

Engineers Make Flying Computer Chips the Size of Sand Grains | Inside Science

Google News - Evanston - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 10:08
... into the submillimeter length scale," said study co-senior author John Rogers, a materials scientist at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Five Saint Meinrad monks celebrate 60-year jubilees - Dubois County Herald

Google News - Evanston - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 09:03
He studied theology at St. Bede Abbey, Peru, Illinois, and was ordained a priest on May 29, 1966. ... Br. Mario is a native of Evanston, Illinois.

Uber driver Brandon Ford contracts COVID-19 after encounter with anti-vaxxer | | stlamerican.com

Google News - Evanston - Wed, 09/22/2021 - 09:03
Ford, a Creve Coeur native and student at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, worked as an Uber Eats driver before returning to school.

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