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

Politics

Sketches of Asian people in several scenarios. Some hold “Stop Asian Hate” signs and others stand in front of Asian flags.

‘More representation, more visibility’: Evanston’s Asian American community claims its voice in participatory budgeting

February 2, 2023

When Melissa Raman Molitor, a first-generation Filipino-Indian-American, moved to Evanston in 2011, she saw little recognition for the city’s Asian, South Asian and Pacific Islander American community.  “There...

A white hand hands a piece of paper over to a Black hand on a teal background.

Reparations Committee extends contract with nonprofit to distribute housing grants

February 2, 2023

The Reparations Committee voted 5-1 Thursday to extend its contract with affordable housing group Community Partners for Affordable Housing for 90 days, meaning CPAH will temporarily continue managing...

A man in a black and white Arizona soda shop jacket stands in front of an orange house.

‘Too little, too late’: Black residents disillusioned by pace of Evanston reparations program

February 2, 2023

Eva Holland-Switchett still lives in the Evanston childhood home her mother bought in 1961.  She associates the house with memories of love. But Holland-Switchett, who is Black, also remembers the...

A woman wearing glasses, a black coat and purple scarf looks at the camera while standing outside in the snow.

‘If I can save one life’: Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering discusses next steps on gun control

February 2, 2023

Content warning: This article contains discussions of gun violence. On July 11, Highland Park Mayor Nancy Rotering stood in the Oval Office and spoke with President Joe Biden about the need for a federal...

Two people sit behind a desk. One is speaking into a microphone in front of him. His name plaque reads “Councilmember Suffredin.”

City Council delays decision to ban cashless businesses

January 24, 2023

City Council voted 8-1 to refer a ban on cashless businesses back to the Economic Development Committee and the Equity and Empowerment Commission on Monday.  The proposed ordinance would make it illegal...

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