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Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Washington Post
Deadliest U.S. Fraternity Scraps Pledging for New Members
Sigma Alpha Epsilon, one of the largest U.S. fraternities and the deadliest, said it would ban pledging, citing the toll that hazing has taken on its recruits and its reputation.
U.S. fraternity ends pledging for new members after hazing deaths
Sigma Alpha Epsilon, one of the oldest and largest U.S. college fraternities, said on Friday that it would eliminate its member initiation practices, following a number of hazing-related deaths and other incidents.
Evanston Wins Sustainability Award
The following is from the City of Evanston: Evanston is the second city in the nation to be awarded a 4-STAR Community Rating for national excellence in sustainability.
NU Professor Files Response to Sexual Harassment Suit
Northwestern philosophy professor Peter Ludlow won't teach classes the final two classes of the.
Foundation 65 Receives Matching Gift Challenge from Tawani Foundation
March 5, 2014 - Foundation 65 announced the receipt of a $300,000 grant and matching gift challenge from Colonel Jennifer N. Pritzker, IL ARNG and the Tawani Foundation.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Judge Dismisses Case Against Evanston Cop Who Detained Black Teen
A federal judge has dismissed the court case by an Evanston couple who say a police officer racially profiled their 13-year-old honor student son when the officer handcuffed him while searching for a robbery suspect, according to an article in the Evanston Review.
No, Bowling in Evanston Is Not Illegal and Other Myths Debunked
Quick Evanston quiz: Which one is illegal, spitting in public or whistling after midnight? Well, it turns out that both are.
Tickets For TEDx Northwestern 2014 Go On Sale March 10
TEDx Northwestern U 2014 tickets go on sale online at 5 p.m. Monday, March 10, and they just could be among the hottest tickets on campus.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Chain Store Age
Walgreens' Net Zero-Energy Store to be Highlighted at SPECS
New York -- Walgreens will share learnings, insights and real-time performance data gained from building and operating the retail industry's first net zero-energy store at Chain Store Age's 50th annual SPECS Conference , March 9 -12, Gaylord Texan Hotel, Grapevine, Texas.
Long-lasting contraceptive also defends women from HIV
A flexible ring inserted into the vagina could offer long-term protection from HIV, herpes and pregnancy.
Beethoven works on tap when UIC choir joins ESO, Elgin Choral Union March 8-9
The Elgin Symphony Orchestra will be performing “Beethoven Inspired” on Satirdau and Sunday, March 8-9, at Hemmens Cultural Center in Elgin.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Jim Harbaugh enjoying some down time in Missouri
Jim Harbaugh may not be on social media, but he still shows up on social media from time to time.
'Revelation: From China to Spanish Harlem'
Broadway star Nellie McKay, two Grammy-winning groups -- the Turtle Island Quartet and Spanish Harlem Orchestra -- Ireland's trail-blazing Dublin Guitar Quartet and Chinese pipa prodigy Wu Man are among the world-renowned artists who will perform this spring on Northwestern University's Evanston campus.
Northwestern professor accused of sexual harassment cancels class
A professor at Northwestern University Tuesday canceled class ahead of a planned sit-in protest in his Evanston, Ill., classroom.
Evanston Student Injured in Fatal MN Crash Improving
The 20-year-old Evanston college student injured in a Friday crash that killed three of his classmates is improving , according to an Associated Press article.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Early voting looks to boost election numbers; Cook County on track to double early voting numbers
Early voting got underway Monday in Cook County and many voters are taking advantage of the chance to cast their ballots ahead of the March 18 primary.
More than $6K in Items Stolen From Virginia Lane Home
The following information is from the Glenview Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
HUGE Schedule to Herald Daylight Savings Weekend
If it's daylight savings time, can the Spring thaw be far behind? Whatever, there's lots of live music from which to choose.
Jacky Runice On the road: Irish-themed party cruise on green Chicago River
Michigan's Boyne Mountain holds a Carnival Weekend full of snow sports, music, parties, cookouts and live entertainment, March 14-16.