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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

Two Art Club participants sit beside each other at a table covered with art supplies, creating collages out of paint and words printed on paper.

Art Encounter’s Art Club offers individuals with disabilities space to share their artistic voice

Chiara Kim, Reporter January 11, 2022

Every other week, participants in Art Club meet to work on art projects like clay sculptures, watercolors, and recreations of famous pieces. The program is run by a partnership between Art Encounter,...

Local textile artist Bryana Bibbs stands in front of several of her weavings.

Chicago-based textile artist Bryana Bibbs documents her life in “JOURNAL Series” weavings

Ella Jeffries, Reporter January 11, 2022

Content warning: This story includes mention of domestic violence and abuse.  Right before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Chicago-based textile artist Bryana Bibbs quit her retail job to become...

A drawing of a teacher wearing a green shirt and a mask. The teacher sits behind a desk with an apple on it. The background is a turquoise blue with wavy lines.

Local school districts look to reopen during COVID-19 surge

Olivia Alexander and Aviva Bechky January 11, 2022

As Cook County COVID-19 cases reach new peaks, local school systems must decide whether and how to reopen schools. Here’s how three local school districts are approaching the start of the spring semester. Evanston/Skokie...

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. The building is brown and the sun is setting, making the sky orange and grey. Snow covers the ground.

City Council discusses “Living Rooms,” an alternative response to mental health crises

Shannon Tyler, Reporter January 11, 2022

City Council discussed creating a mental health facility to provide immediate emergency care to community members Monday. The program, “Living Room,” will provide an alternative solution to police...

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. The sign outside is brown, and snow is covering the ground.

“My City, Your City, Our City” violence prevention program receives ARPA funds for expansion

Maia Spoto, Audience Engagement Editor January 11, 2022

Content warning: This story contains mentions of gun violence. City Council voted unanimously Monday to fund the expansion of an initiative that supports youth and family violence prevention.  $552,500...

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