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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2013 file photo, Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter (2), wears APU for "All Players United" on wrist tape as he scores a touchdown during an NCAA college football game against Maine in Evanston, Ill. The decision to allow Northwestern football players to unionize raises an array of questions for college sports. Among them, state schools vs. public schools, powerhouse programs vs. smaller colleges.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

Northwestern campaigns to defeat football players' attempt to unionize

<p><span style="color: #222222; font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13.333333969116211px;">Art by Josh Martin | Aggrego News Service.&nbsp;</span></p>

Metra: Unconscious man found near tracks stops train in Glencoe

An unconscious man was taken to an Evanston hospital for surgery on a head wound after he was found laying near the Metra tracks in Glencoe, police said.

<p>Evanston Township High School | Submitted</p>

U.S. News & World Report ranks Evanston area high schools

U.S. News & World Report has released its state and national rankings of the best U.S. high schools.

Photo: Roycemore School

What is high-stakes testing?

High-stakes testing is a controversial subject in the world of education, as it puts large amounts of stress on teachers and students alike...

David Simmons as Coalhouse and Sydney Charles as Sarah in Big Noise Theatre Company's production of "Ragtime."

Big Noise Theatre takes on powerful ‘Ragtime’

Early 20th century America might have seemed like a melting pot because of the diverse population. But it was hardly a cohesive society. There were great differences in wealth,...

Police Blotter: Chicago man charged with sexual assault in Evanston

The following incidents were listed in the official reports of the Evanston Police Department. Readers are reminded that an arrest by police does not constitute a finding of...

Megan Elizabeth Goldish's work as an assistant state's attorney on victims rights and domestic abuse and child abuse cases was a big selling point during her judicial campaign. | File

Goldish employed new formula in judicial upset

Evanston Democrats have pretty much been able to dictate the outcome of the local subcircuit judicial races in the past.

“People who go to a garage sale are ready to buy, but are there to get a great deal, so pricing is tricky,” said professional organizer, Karen Lloyd. | Jackie Pilosoph/For Sun-Times Media

Thinking of having a garage sale? Organizer helps clients prepare

The month of April traditionally signifies rain, tax day, Passover, Easter, and the beginning of baseball season. But there’s something else that begins in April: garage sale...

The Mayor's Summer Youth Employment Program event was held April 19 at Evanston Township High School. | Karie Angell Luc/for Sun-Times Media

City job fair targets young people

Evanston Township High School College and Career Coordinator Beth Arey had a job April 19. Her task was to give students before her, some with hands folded, the confidence to...

Photo of John Mahoney and Penny Slusher in Chapatti

Northlight Theatre: An asset for Chicago and the North Shore

Northlight Theatre has been an integral part of the Chicago theatre scene for four decades. During its 40-year history, Northlight Theatre has...

<p>Chicago Sun-Times</p>

Earth Day and Arbor Day events in suburban Chicago

Find a fun way to make a difference in the community with these Earth Day and Arbor Day celebrations in suburban Chicago.

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