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

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‘There is more love somewhere:’ Evanston faith leaders unite to support local reparations fund

Yiming Fu, Managing Editor June 13, 2022

Sixteen Evanston faith leaders gathered in Fountain Square Monday afternoon to sign a formal commitment to support the local reparations fund.  “We as religious leaders have moral suasion and responsibility...

Community members gathered outside the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center on Sunday to honor transgender lives lost in the past year.

Community members gather, reflect on lost lives at Evanston Pride candle light ceremony

Isabel Funk, Summer Editor June 13, 2022

Content warning: This article contains mentions of death of LGBTQ+ people. Evanston residents slowly walked among lit candles, scattering petals from their roses in a quiet, contemplative ceremony commemorating...

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Evanston to kick off summer food program Monday

Yiming Fu, Managing Editor June 13, 2022

Evanston will offer cold breakfast and lunches for people 18 and younger starting Monday.  Residents can pick up meals Monday through Friday each week until August 12. The city will provide breakfast...

A person drawing the map of Evanston, with multiple drafts strewn around them.

In Focus: As Evanston braces for its first ward redistricting in nearly two decades, residents say changing demographics speak to a lack of affordable housing

Isabelle Sarraf, Senior Staffer June 10, 2022

Growing up in Evanston’s 2nd Ward, Darlene Cannon lived in a mostly Black neighborhood. Since she was born in Evanston more than five decades ago, she has lived within the same four-block radius....

The Lorraine H. Morton center in spring, framed by trees.

John Fournier declines city manager position offer after multiple contract negotiations

Jorja Siemons, City Editor May 27, 2022

John Fournier will not be Evanston’s next city manager after declining the offered position Friday, City Council announced. City Council and Mayor Daniel Biss voted 9-1 on Monday to appoint Fournier...

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