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

A concertgoer waves a rainbow flag while sitting on the shoulders of another participant.

Lori Lightfoot talks LGBTQ+ rights at Pride in The Park Chicago, headlined by The Chainsmokers and Alesso

Rayna Song, Senior Staffer June 27, 2022

Annual music festival Pride in The Park Chicago welcomed several artists this weekend, including the Chainsmokers and Alesso, in addition to speakers like Chicago's first openly gay mayor Lori Lightfoot. The...

The Evanston Arts Center building with an illustrated background featuring multicolored pops and art supplies.

Evanston Arts Council releases 2022 Cultural Fund Grant recipients

Yiming Fu, Managing Editor June 27, 2022

The Evanston Arts Council will fund 20 local artists, art organizations and community art groups, awarding $70,000 in grants.  The Cultural Fund Grant recipients range from Claudia Renteria, who works...

A crowd of protesters holds signs on a street lined with skyscrapers.

Thousands march in downtown Chicago to protest overturning of Roe v. Wade

Isabel Funk and Selena Kuznikov June 26, 2022

The first thing DePaul University sophomore Isabel Olivo saw when she woke up Friday was the news that Roe v. Wade had been overturned.  But she said she didn’t feel sad — she was livid. She...

Three vaccine needles oriented vertically among different shades of blue.

Evanston refers residents to local pharmacies, health care providers for pediatric COVID-19 vaccines after CDC expands eligibility

Angeli Mittal, Design Editor June 26, 2022

After the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expanded eligibility for COVID-19 vaccines to children older than six months, Evanston recommended ways to get vaccinated in a Thursday newsletter. Children...

A map of Illinois is surrounded by silhouettes. Check marks fill the background. The illustration is black and white.

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...

Load More Stories