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

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

The Daily Northwestern

The Daily Explains: What is a city manager?

Yiming Fu, City Editor January 13, 2022

As Evanston gears up to welcome a new city manager this month, here’s what you need to know about the job.  The city manager is responsible for developing Evanston’s annual budget, overseeing government...

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. The sign is dark brown, the building’s walls are a reddish brown brick with a lighter brown at the bottom.

NAACP Evanston Branch prioritizes health and youth opportunities at town hall

Avani Kalra, Assistant City Editor January 13, 2022

Evanston/Northshore NAACP provided residents with an update on the last year of initiatives and shared committee updates at a virtual town hall Wednesday.  Third Vice President Sharon Weeks said the...

A green world map with black threads running across it in a file folder. The names on the file folder read “Joe Williamson, Larry Kroger, and W.E.B. DuBois.”

Tracing buried roots: African American genealogy group works to recover forgotten histories

Lucia Barnum, Assistant Audio Editor January 12, 2022

Growing up, Evanston resident Catherine Johnson would beg her mother and grandmother to tell her stories about their family. But they didn’t tell her much. As a Black family that moved to Evanston...

Two boxes of Abbott tests stacked on top of each other, with an active test propped against them. The test is white and the test boxes are black and blue.

Evanston residents struggle to find COVID-19 tests amidst nationwide shortage

Lily Carey, Reporter January 12, 2022

When Evanston resident Peter Baker and his family were planning to travel out of state for the holidays, they wanted to test for COVID-19 several times during their trip. However, his search for at-home...

Illustration of pale-blue and gray vaccine bottles and needle in front of a gray-and-white grid background.

Evanston businesses react to vaccine mandate

Gwen Setia, Reporter January 11, 2022

A new COVID-19 vaccination mandate for businesses in Evanston went into effect Monday.  The order, issued by the city Dec. 30, 2021, requires that gyms, restaurants and entertainment establishments...

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