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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,...

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...

Who Asked You?: This week’s rundown, July 12

Who Asked You?: This week’s rundown, July 12

Marissa Martinez and Gabby Birenbaum

July 11, 2019

https://soundcloud.com/the-daily-northwestern/who-asked-you-this-weeks-rundown-july-12 This podcast was recorded July 9, 2019. MARISSA: Hello, and welcome back to Who Asked You? The Daily’s first talk show.  GABBY: We're your hosts, Gabby and Marissa. So, today we're going to talk a little bit about...

A Will to Live: How one Northwestern family is healing in the face of tragedy

A Will to Live: How one Northwestern family is healing in the face of tragedy

Greg Svirnovskiy, Reporter

July 8, 2019

Baseball It was March 24, 2017. The Northview Titans were set to take on the Chattahoochee Cougars. But first, a community gathered to sing the national anthem, hear speeches and revel in the unveiling of a new scoreboard. Will to Live Park in John’s Creek, Georgia serves as a poigna...

‘Our busiest day of the year’: Evanston businesses see surge on Fourth of July

‘Our busiest day of the year’: Evanston businesses see surge on Fourth of July

Avani Kalra, Reporter

July 5, 2019

While most storefronts on Central Street were dark and vacant, the few that remained open were packed with Evanston residents watching the annual Fourth of July parade Thursday. Starbucks was one of the several open establishments along the parade’s route. “This is our busiest day of the year,”...