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D65 postpones return to in-person learning

The Evanston/Skokie District 65 Education Center, at 1500 McDaniel Avenue. On Friday, Superintendent Devon Horton announced the district would not return to in-person instruction on Nov. 16.

Jacob Fulton, City Editor

October 30, 2020

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 will not return to in-person learning on Nov. 16 as previously planned, Superintendent Devon Horton announced Friday.  Citing increasing positivity rates for COVID-19 in Evanston and across the state, Horton said it would not be in students’ best interests to re...

Why these Northwestern students are voting for Trump

Foreign policy, economic growth and patriotism are a few of reasons why these students support President Donald Trump.

Alex Perry, Reporter

October 30, 2020

This year, McCormick freshman Michael Richards said his mother’s job is on the ballot. Deemed a non-essential business by Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker, the taekwondo center she works for suffered during spring shutdowns, Richards said. “My mom's business is probably not going to make it through,”...

The Daily Northwestern Explains: A ballot guide for Evanston voters

The Daily Northwestern Explains: A ballot guide for Evanston voters

Olivia Yarvis, Grace Wu, and Katie Jahns

October 30, 2020

With Election Day fast approaching, millions of voters are casting ballots nationwide. Evanston voters, here are some of the major candidates on your ballot and a few of the key issues on their platforms. Email: [email protected] Twitter: @oliviayarvis Email: [email protected]

Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx faces reelection battle

Kim Foxx at the Illinois Primary Election night earlier this year. Foxx is running for reelection for Cook County State Attorney against Republican nominee Pat O’Brien.

Sam Heller, Assistant City Editor

October 29, 2020

After four years as Cook County State’s Attorney, Kim Foxx is running for re-election, facing off against Republican Pat O’Brien and Libertarian Brian Dennehy for the position. While Foxx is favored in the general election, she made national news last year in her handling of the Jussie Smollett...

Evanston reimagines Halloween amid pandemic

The city has released trick-or-treating guidelines, which include mask-wearing and social-distancing, to keep residents safe while enjoying the holiday.

Rosalie Liu, Reporter

October 29, 2020

Halloween is just around the corner, and the city and local organizations are taking steps to reimagine the holiday as COVID-19 cases surge in Evanston. The city released a set of pandemic trick-or-treating guidelines instructing trick-or-treaters to adhere to masking and social distancing recommendations....