This Interview with a Teen 'Leggings Activist' Is Awesome

The fight for the right to wear leggings to class continues apace at Haven Middle School in Evanston, Illinois. Recently, female students wore leggings in mass to protest a new school dress code that bans the tight pants because they're supposedly too distracting for boys and now teen "leggings activist" and… » 4/01/14 2:30pm 4/01/14 2:30pm

Northwestern University Students Now Free to Smoke Pot With Impunity

The city of Evanston, Illinois, home of the Northwestern University Wildcats, is about to get decidedly more chill. Last night, the city council approved a measure that would essentially decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana; if you're caught with under 10 grams of the stuff, instead of jailed, you'll… » 11/29/11 7:45pm 11/29/11 7:45pm