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Schapiro Named NU President

Morton Owen Schapiro, president of Williams College, professor of economics and one of the country’s leading experts in the economics of higher education, has been named president of Northwestern University, Patrick G. Ryan, chairman of Northwestern’s board of trustees, announced Dec. 16. Prof. Schapiro, 55, will become Northwestern’s 16th president, effective Sept. 1, 2009, succeeding […]

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Toy Story

Amid the frenzied crowds of anonymous shoppers, “help” can amount to a nod in the direction of the right aisle. Boxes are broken and pieces missing. Queues at the cash register tax any patience that is left. Holiday time in the big box toy stores can be less than festive. But two Evanston toy stores, […]

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Arts Will Prevail Even in Tough Times, Legislators Say

As Arts Week Evanston 2008 neared its close, the Evanston Arts Council hosted a legislative breakfast Oct. 16, at Boocoo, 1823 Church St., to discuss art in the Evanston community. Kathy Best, president of the Evanston Arts Council, discussed the Council’s active role in the Evanston community. Ms. Best said the Community Public Arts Program […]

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Collaboration Brings Life to Evanston’s Prominent Women

The Evanston Community Foundation is in the midst of a three-year collaborative effort to document and celebrate women who have made and continue to make significant contributions to society. The objectives of the Evanston Women’s History Project (EWHP) are to bring the history of remarkable Evanston women to life and to make Evanston a destination […]

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INVEST Celebrates 30 Years of Connecting Schools and Community

Evanston Mayor Lorraine Morton issued a proclamation recognizing INVEST’s 30 years of connecting schools and community in a partnership to help all public school children in Evanston. INVEST, a volunteer organization that serves Evanston School Districts 65 and 202, was started in 1978 by a concerned group of community members in response to the elimination […]