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Aldermen reject affordable housing plan

Evanston aldermen voted 5-4 tonight to reject the Darrow Corners affordable housing development. The project proposed by the Housing Opportunity Development Corporation would have built 27 units of rent-to-own housing on the site at the northwest corner of Church Street and Darrow Avenue. Alderman Elizabeth Tisdahl, 7th Ward, and other opponents of the proposal said […]

Posted inEducation

NU reports hazing incidents involving two more groups

Northwestern University officials say they’ve punished members of the men’s swimming team and students who perform as the school’s mascot over hazing incidents, just days after the women’s soccer team was suspended amid hazing allegations. Details from the Chicago Tribune. Meanwhile, recent graduates who played on the women’s soccer team tell the Daily Northwestern there […]

Posted inWellness

Bike-to-work fans rally at Civic Center

Several dozen cyclists turned out for a bike-to-work rally in the park behind Evanston’s Civic Center this morning. Bikes await their riders at the rally City officials including City Manager Julia Carroll and Police Chief Frank Kaminski also showed up with their bike helmets on for the event. Ms. Carroll described city efforts to increase […]