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Posted inEn Español

Mientras los trabajadores de Northwestern se preparan para la huelga, los estudiantes construyen carteles de apoyo

Grapas, cinta de embalaje y cajas de carteles llenaron el primer piso del Ministerio Cristiano Universitario (UCM) el viernes por la tarde. Cerca de 15 estudiantes de la Northwestern University se sentaron en el piso construyendo letreros durante casi dos horas en preparación para una posible huelga de los trabajadores de restaurantes y servicios de […]

Posted inCity News

Reparations committee provides an update on funding, applicants

Evanston’s new reparations fund has received 146 applications and $26,230 in donations, according to Deputy City Manager Kimberly Richardson.  Richardson released the figures at a meeting last week of the City Council’s Reparations Committee.   Information on who and how many have donated is not currently available, but will be at the next meeting. Richardson […]

Posted inArt & Life

A collection of stories about 3 Evanston collectors with eclectic, whimsical, artistic sensibilities

Dan Toomey, Michael Horvich and Barbara Myers are veteran collectors. One-of-a-kind artifacts, ubiquitous and often discarded items, small oddities, family mementoes and handcrafted objects are the treasures and lifeblood of these Evanston collectors whose creative pleasures also include organizing, displaying and living with their collections. A sense of humor and family sentiment Dan Toomey likes […]

Posted inArt & Life

Deeply rooted

What’s up, Doc? Fall carrots are sweet and delicious. A root vegetable, they spend the summer underground, putting up glorious, feathery green tops to let you know they are working on something big. Of course, you could head to any supermarket and buy a bag of pre-washed, peeled and cut- up “baby carrots” for a […]