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Fleetwood-Jourdain Theater presents Dominique Morisseau’s “Sunset Baby”

Fleetwood-Jourdain Theater presents Dominique Morisseau’s “Sunset Baby”

Wilson Chapman, Reporter

July 15, 2019

When Tim Rhoze, the artistic director of Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre, first read the play “Sunset Baby” a few years ago, he immediately became a fan. Struck by Dominique Morisseau’s depiction of a complex father-daughter relationship and marginalized people trying to build better lives for themselves,...

Journalist Maudlyne Ihejirika emcees fifth annual Taste of Evanston in support of combating homelessness

Journalist Maudlyne Ihejirika emcees fifth annual Taste of Evanston in support of combating homelessness

Catherine Buchaniec, Reporter

July 15, 2019

Inside a large white tent packed full of Evanston residents and visitors, the sound of laughter combined with the steady beat of a drum. Onlookers feasted on a host of miniature foods as loud music saturated the crowd. The fifth annual Taste of Evanston drew a crowd of over 500 residents to the lawn...

Captured: Fifth annual Taste of Evanston

Captured: Fifth annual Taste of Evanston

Catherine Buchaniec, Reporter

July 14, 2019

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This will be a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You can contact the photographer by emailing photo@dailynorthwestern.com. Over 500 Evanston residents joined the Evanston Light...

Q&A: Meghan Reckmeyer talks hiking Appalachian Trail after graduation

Q&A: Meghan Reckmeyer talks hiking Appalachian Trail after graduation

Benjamin Rosenberg, Summer Managing Editor

July 14, 2019

While many students start working immediately after graduation, take time off to look for jobs or vacation with friends and family, Meghan Reckmeyer is hiking the Appalachian Trail. Reckmeyer (SESP '19) graduated in March and began hiking shortly after. After coming back to Evanston for Senior Week,...

Northwestern, Evanston release statements prior to possible ICE raids on Sunday

Northwestern, Evanston release statements prior to possible ICE raids on Sunday

Marissa Martinez, Summer Editor

July 12, 2019

Illinois residents have been preparing for potential raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The operation is slated to begin Sunday, according to President Donald Trump. Trump announced upcoming raids on Friday as he prepared to depart Washington for Wisconsin. He said the agency would primarily...