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Maj. Gen. Gregg F. Martin Discusses Battling Mental Health Stigma

Daily Northwestern - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 22:01

Twenty years after commanding more than 10,000 soldiers in Iraq, two-star Maj. Gen. Gregg F. Martin is leading a new battle — recruiting for the war on the stigma of mental illness. Martin spoke on Sunday at Evanston’s Levy Senior Center in an event co-hosted by No Shame on U, a Chicago-based mental health advocacy...

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Asian American Studies Program students present projects at annual senior symposium

Daily Northwestern - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 21:32

Community members gathered at Harris Hall to hear Asian American Studies Program students showcase their theses and capstone projects at the annual senior symposium Monday. A panel of four seniors presented their research on everything from Generation Z Asian American voting habits to ways to improve elder care for Asian Americans. Attendees were given the...

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LTE: A Letter From Five NU Faculty in Support of President Schill

Daily Northwestern - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 21:00

As University President Michael Schill prepares to testify this week before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, politicians are likely to compete for the spotlight in pursuit of polarizing political agendas that have nothing to do with what is happening on Northwestern’s campus. We are NU faculty members working in different parts of...

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MSAB’s Engineering Week celebrates McCormick students and clubs

Daily Northwestern - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 19:42

Engineering Week kicked off Monday with the McCormick Student Advisory Board handing out “island adventure” themed shirts, smoothies, stickers and goodie bags to around 400 students on Tech Plaza. McCormick junior and MSAB Co-President Marilene van den Berg said the annual E-Week has aimed to highlight the achievements of McCormick students and organizations while building...

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Karamchandani: Reflections on education after studying in three different countries

Daily Northwestern - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 19:29

“What do you believe is the purpose of education, and how do you think it should evolve?” As part of my endeavor to integrate myself fully into the Northwestern campus community as an international exchange student, I actively sought out opportunities to join various societies and clubs. In one particularly intriguing interview for a club,...

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Keep Going 5K/10K/13.1 Run CHICAGO/EVANSTON - The Beverley Review Events

Google News - Evanston - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 18:23
Keep Going 5K/10K/13.1 Run CHICAGO/EVANSTON. May 25 at 7:30AM - 11:00AM. Elliott Park. Evanston ... Western Ave. Chicago, IL 60643. Phone: 773-238-3366

Jewish President of Northwestern slated to testify on Capitol Hill - The Forward

Google News - Evanston - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 17:44
EVANSTON, Illinois — Michael Schill, the Jewish president of Northwestern University, has in recent weeks been depicted as a devil with horns by ...

City&#39;s pavement patching work to begin May 20 - <b>Evanston</b> RoundTable

Google News - Evanston - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 15:09
Johnson Paving, Inc., located at 1025 Addison Ct., Arlington Heights, IL 60005. The contractor is responsible for the means and methods of the work.

Assault arrest at convenience store

EvanstonNow - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 12:58
Four shoplifting incidents.

New Metra stop is now open

EvanstonNow - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 12:37
Station in Edgewater offers a new option for going to/from Evanston.

<b>Illinois</b> football continues to load up on offense with huge 2025 commitment - Writing Illini

Google News - Evanston - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 12:27
... Illinois football program. By Rees Woodcock | 12:26 PM CDT. Nov 24, 2018; Evanston, IL, USA; A ...

Population drop: Is it real? What to do?

EvanstonNow - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 10:28
Latest U.S. Census Bureau estimates show sharp decline -- but may not be accurate.

Artist Reception for Robyn McMurray Hurtig at <b>Evanston</b> POUR - Patch

Google News - Evanston - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 09:54
Evanston Pour, 528 Dempster St, Evanston, IL, 60202 · More info here. Let's gather to celebrate Robyn McMurray Hurtig's art on display at POUR ...

In Focus: As Northwestern considers another decade in Qatar, some NU-Q students say campus falls short of promises

Daily Northwestern - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 07:00

Muhammad, a junior at Northwestern University in Qatar, didn’t expect to be eating just one or two meals a day in college. He dreamed of attending NU-Q — Northwestern’s campus in Doha — when he was in high school and said he was “happy and proud” to be accepted. But juggling a campus job, student...

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Kathleen Johns Obituary - Denver, CO (1952-2016)

Google News - Evanston - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 02:26
Kathleen "Kitty" Johns, age 64, passed away February 22, 2016. Kitty was born January 7, 1952 in Evanston, Illinois to Roald and Mary Lou ...

Wirtz Center’s retelling of ‘The Tempest’ bends boundaries, centers justice and love

Daily Northwestern - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 02:20

With her version of “The Tempest,” third-year directing graduate student Manna-Symone Middlebrooks offered audiences a newly imagined, contemporary version of Shakespeare’s classic at The Wirtz Center on Friday. The show opened on May 17 and will run until May 26. Middlebrooks crafted this staging of “The Tempest” for her MFA thesis. She said the play,...

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David Bearden Obituary (2024) - Findlay, OH - The Courier - Legacy.com

Google News - Evanston - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 00:23
... Evanston, Illinois. She survives along with his children, Elaine A. (Craig) Bearden of Savoy, Illinois, and Bradley D. (Amy) Bearden of Bellingham ...

Daily Mini Crossword, May 20, 2024

Daily Northwestern - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 00:08

In today’s mini crossword: 4-Across, four letters: “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” author.

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Interfaith service held for victim killed in alleged anti-Palestinian hate crime, rallies support for congressional resolution

Daily Northwestern - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 00:05

Content warning: This story contains discussion of hate crime. A week after the Oct. 7 Hamas attack on Israel, 6-year-old Palestinian-American Wadee Alfayoumi was stabbed 26 times in his home in Plainfield, Illinois, in an alleged hate crime. On Sunday evening, the First United Methodist Church in Chicago, also known as the Chicago Temple, held...

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‘Nobody’s free until everybody’s free’: Community vigil seeks peaceful resolution to the conflict in Israel and Gaza

Daily Northwestern - Mon, 05/20/2024 - 00:02

About 120 people gathered at Fountain Square Sunday to call for a bilateral ceasefire and the release of hostages on both sides of the war in Israel and Gaza.  The “Solidarity Vigil for Justice and Peace” was organized by Standing Together, a movement formed by Jewish and Palestinian Israeli citizens in 2015 that later spread...

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