Live: Metropolis Council

Here’s our live coverage of this evening’s Evanston City council meeting at which aldermen are scheduled to act on a loan for a pilot coach house construction project, start development of recreational cannabis business zoning and consider authorizing a study to determine how much space city government really needs.

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Vaping fears threaten Illinois’ budding cannabis substitute

Dr. Maria Rahmandar, an assistant professor at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine, says that might not be enough. “Certainly I am concerned about black-market components, but I am still concerned with the nicotine and even THC that is legal. There are things that have been ‘determined to be safe’ in one area but can’t…

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Northwestern Professor apologizes for ‘Contented 9/11’ Tweet after a College observation condemns it as ‘disgraceful’

A Northwestern professor is apologizing for a tweet wishing his followers a “Happy 9/11” after the University rebuked him in a statement and called the comment “disgraceful.” In a social media post Friday, Prof. Justin Martin said he regrets the “poor wording in the original tweet. ‘Happy’ is not how I remember 9/11, and I……

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Posthaste Recap: Northwestern 30, UNLV 14

Football It took almost 53 minutes for Northwestern to score its first points against Stanford. The Wildcats needed less than three minutes Saturday to reach the endzone against UNLV. With five members of the 1949 Rose Bowl winning team in attendance, NU’s offense tallied 442 yards as the Cats (1-1) beat the Rebels (1-2) 30-14….…

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