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Editorial Purple Reign

It is disheartening to think that the Evanston City Council will likely approve Northwestern University’s request to add professional sports and entertainment events as permitted uses in the U2 district. Hundreds of nearby residents and scores of local businesses have signed petitions asking the Council to reject the proposal.  If Council approves the request, they […]

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Editorial and Analysis: In the Interest of Transparency, Meetings Between the Top Leaders of the School Board, the District, and the Teachers Union Should Be Open to the Public

When Board President Suni Kartha and Vice President Anya Tanyavutti were running for the offices of President and Vice President of the District 65 School Board in April 2018 and again in April 2019, they each filed candidacy statements in which they said they supported transparency. Ms. Kartha said in her statement dated April 15, […]

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Room for a View: Addiction and the Responsible Life, By Charles Wilkinson

Responsibility is a heavy word. Every life feels its weight and challenges sooner or later. Response-ability means just what it says – to be able to respond to the needs of self and another or to own the consequences of one’s actions. Response-ability to and responsible-ability for. Irresponsibility, an even heavier word, is at the […]