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The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A calendar on a light blue background. The calendar says “SUN” on the top in Black, and has the number 23 on it.

The Week Ahead: What’s coming up in Evanston the week of Jan. 23

Avani Kalra, Assistant City Editor January 23, 2022

As January comes to a close and a surge in COVID-19 cases begin to subside, here are some things to do in Evanston this week.  Ms. Lisa Fischer at SPACE Jan. 23, 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. Fischer, a...

Black students listen to a presentation from a Black man in a room filled with filing cabinets and boxes.

Raising kings: Camp Kuumba invests in the future of Evanston’s young Black men

Nixie Strazza, Reporter January 23, 2022

Content warning: This story contains mentions of gun violence. Founded in 2020 by Evanston Township High School educators in the wake of gun violence, Camp Kuumba seeks to enhance the futures of young...

Three vaccine needles vertically oriented in a row with a blue background behind each.

Evanston COVID-19 positivity rate sees almost 2 percentage point reduction

Angeli Mittal, Photo Editor January 21, 2022

Evanston saw an almost two percentage point decrease in its seven-day moving average positivity rate this week compared to last. The average seven-day positivity rate among residents decreased to 4.16%...

An illustrated police-worn body camera on an officer’s uniform adjacent to white bolded letters that read “police.”

Newly-implemented state bill will require body-worn cameras for all police officers

Isabelle Butera, Reporter January 21, 2022

Illinois is now one of seven states to require police officers to wear body cameras, small video and audio recording devices typically attached to an officer’s uniform.  HB 3653, also known as The...

An illustration, all in purple, depicts two hands, one filling out a testing bubble sheet with a pencil.

State university admissions go test-optional to increase enrollment and diversity

Elena Hubert, Reporter January 20, 2022

Illinois public universities will use test-optional admissions as of Jan. 1, a change enacted by the Higher Education Fair Admissions Act.  Illinois follows several states and university systems in...

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