On June 10, I walked from my home in Evanston to the Bean in downtown Chicago. As a California native, I miss going on long hikes, and I’ve had trouble accessing Cook County trails without a car. The 13-mile trek to the Bean felt like the perfect all-day excursion to keep my restlessness at bay, so I forced my friend Payton Miner to join me, and at 11:30 a.m., we began our journey. …Keep reading
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Like many Evanstonians this week, I was alarmed at the reports of sexual harassment and assault that were reported by female lifeguards, many of whom are or were minors at the time, […]
Dear Editor: YWCA Evanston/North Shore is committed to eliminating racism and empowering women, and we support District 65 administrators and school board’s anti-racism and anti-oppression work. A few years ago, we supported the district’s leadership as they embarked […]
I would bet that most, if not all, white families who live in Evanston will say “we moved to Evanston for the diversity.” These families also argue that they embrace […]
While out of town, a neighbor – a retired beautician whom I shall call Ann, volunteered to cut my hair. She had done so when I visited a year or so […]
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At a July 4th get-together, one person asked if the month of July had a National Month designation. No one knew. I decided to Google the question. Wow! There were at least […]
Last night, July 4, was a horror. Can’t we do something about the gunshot-, bomb-like firecrackers that went on interminably, and that I have no doubt will continue tonight and […]
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