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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

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The Daily Northwestern’s Guide to Illinois’ 2022 Governor’s Race

Jessica Ma, Reporter June 24, 2022

As Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s first term comes to a close, a wide field of candidates are vying for the job. The Illinois Governor primaries will take place on June 28, but early voting is already underway. In...

“The Weekend Ahead” in big caps letters, showing a beach scene inside. The background is a dark yellow grid. An NU pennant, a lighthouse, a paintbrush, a building and a film strip are in the bottom of the image.

The Weekend Ahead: happenings on campus, in Evanston June 24-26

Audrey Hettleman, Managing Editor June 24, 2022

The Weekend Ahead is back for the summer. Over the next few months, we’ll highlight events both on campus and in Evanston. Read on to find your weekend plans. Northwestern events   Friday...

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Evanston proposes 10-cent tax on shopping bags to replace 2014 plastic bag ban

Saul Pink, Reporter June 23, 2022

Evanston is moving toward imposing a 10-cent tax on all shopping bags as part of its broader effort to increase sustainability after the Economic Development Committee approved a proposal in late May. The...

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Evanston athletes compete at Special Olympics USA Games, Special Olympics Illinois Summer Games

Charlotte Varnes, Managing Editor June 23, 2022

As a child, Riley Hoffman often wished he could go to Walt Disney World and see Mickey Mouse. Earlier this month, he finally did — and won a gold medal in Special Olympics flag football along the way.  “I...

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Evanston Police Department releases results of Haven Middle School investigation

Yiming Fu, Managing Editor June 23, 2022

Content warning: This article contains mentions of symbolic hate speech. Evanston Police Department found that a Haven Middle School student was responsible for the nooses tied to the trees near the...

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