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As eligibility varies across the state, Evanston residents struggle to secure local vaccination appointments

Wendy Klunk, Reporter April 12, 2021

When Chris Granner, 63, became eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, he jumped on the opportunity to register through the city of Evanston’s website — but soon realized he was not going to find an appointment...

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Illinois residents 16 and older eligible for COVID-19 vaccine April 12

Angeli Mittal, Assistant City Editor April 12, 2021

Starting Monday, all Illinois residents outside of Chicago aged 16 and older will become eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as part of the state expansion to Phase 2 of vaccinations. The Illinois...

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District 65 to celebrate second LGBTQ+ Equity Week

Olivia Alexander, Assistant Arts & Entertainment Editor April 12, 2021

Starting Monday, Evanston/Skokie School District 65 will celebrate its second LGBTQ+ Equity Week dedicated to exploring topics such as identity, family structures, gender expression, stereotyping and the...

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Community members reflect on Trans Day of Visibility, coming together

Molly Lubbers, Assistant City Editor April 11, 2021

When Evanston resident Noé Nelli was 13, a stranger misgendered them. But when Nelli corrected the woman, they said, all they got in response was a weird look.  At the time, Nelli said they were confident...

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Devon Reid wins 8th Ward aldermanic race; Matthew Mitchell concedes

Delaney Nelson, City Editor April 10, 2021

Devon Reid has won the 8th Ward aldermanic race Saturday after candidate Matthew Mitchell officially conceded the race Saturday. Reid, who currently serves as City Clerk, captured nearly 52 percent...

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