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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

An image of a red sign sitting outside Orrington Elementary School reads “Evanston Skokie School District Orrington Elementary School.”
D65 expands teacher residency program and introduces teacher apprenticeship program to strengthen community impact
Kristen Axtman, Reporter • October 5, 2022

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 launched a new teacher apprenticeship program to improve an existing teacher residency program this September, addressing an anticipated teacher shortage and hiring a...

A map of Illinois is surrounded by silhouettes. Check marks fill the background. The illustration is black and white.
The Daily Explains: How workers’ rights are on the ballot in November with Illinois’s Amendment 1
October 5, 2022
A Pace bus passes under a bridge while a CTA “L” train crosses above.
Pace CTA Regional Connect pass streamlines local public transit
October 4, 2022
A woman walks in front of Inspired Indian, a shop in downtown Evanston.
Spice shop Inspired Indian Cooking connects culture and community through cooking
October 4, 2022
A group of people sit behind and around a projector which is displaying two movie posters on the further wall. The posters are of a man on a green background, and a blue figure under an orange umbrella. A neon pink lit up sign on the corner of the wall reads, “Starlight.”
SpaceShift Collective starlight space shines a light on artistic forms of resistance
October 4, 2022
A navy rug and a red rug with gold, white and bronze details.
Fair trade rug event weaves together global community, supports Pakistani artisans
September 29, 2022
Max Sansing is cutting a red ribbon standing in front of his mural that depicts two faces looking out at a grayish blue sky. Two people stand on each side of Max Sansing holding the red ribbon.
Evanston Mural Arts Program paints the town, unveiling two new murals
September 21, 2022
A drawing of a brown-colored business with the sign “open” — and the Pride flag below it — both plastered on the window.
Queer-owned businesses in Evanston focus on positive customer experiences separate from sexual identities
August 8, 2022
A white hand hands a piece of paper over to a Black hand on a teal background.
Reparations Committee considers rolling out payments at quicker intervals
July 14, 2022
Four Evanston/Skokie School District 65 school board members sit behind a wooden desk.
District 65 board to choose from 12 hopefuls to fill seat left by Anya Tanyavutti
September 30, 2022
Two gray crates of clothing next to two navy blue duffel bags sitting on table, in front of shelves full of crates.
Evanston School Children’s Clothing Association returns to in-person orders for new school year
September 22, 2022
Front of tall red-brick building with the words “Evanston Public Library 1703 Orrington” in steel letters.
Evanston Public Library halts digital hotspots, expands online e-books
October 4, 2022
Everything Evanston: Rapid Recap: City Council discusses crisis emergency response program, Evanston parking study findings
Everything Evanston: Rapid Recap: City Council discusses crisis emergency response program, Evanston parking study findings
October 3, 2022
A brick building with trees surrounding it.
Krissie Harris appointed to fill 2nd Ward council seat
September 9, 2022
The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center
City Council announces intent to appoint Luke Stowe as next city manager
August 12, 2022
A photo of the exterior of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center with light purple flowers at the bottom.
City Council allocates additional funding from cannabis tax to reparations program
August 9, 2022
Councilmembers turn towards a speaker at left with a person in a short-sleeved collared shirt in the foreground.
City Council debates underage drinking, public drunkenness laws at Monday meeting
July 27, 2022
Red exclamation point speech bubbles come out of a rectangular prison cell with a dollar in front of it.
Advocates defend SAFE-T Act amid conservative backlash
Madison Bratley, Assistant Photo Editor • October 2, 2022

Content Warning: This article has mentions of gun violence and assault.  The advertisement opens with a darkened image of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot declaring “the summer of...

A person tilts down an orange bucket filled with candy for a child wearing a lion costume to reach.
Bloomers, ‘90s punk and wigs, Oh My!: Noyes Cultural Arts Center hosts Costume Swap and Showcase
Tabi Parent and Ellie Stevens October 2, 2022

A mannequin sported a vintage dress embroidered with spiderwebs and a multicolor argyle cardigan. Hanging next to a nearby Princess Anna dress, a custom “Hellfire Club” t-shirt...

A woman leans over a yellow table to touch a framed artwork.
Art finds a new home: Art Swap provides space for community to exchange art
Jessica Ma, Reporter • October 2, 2022

Holly Walters and her mother Shirley Swift don’t necessarily consider themselves professional artists — but on Saturday, Walters’s canvas, glossed in resin and covered with swirls...

A large hallway with art hung up on the wall
‘It’s enlightening’: Noyes Cultural Arts Center hosts spoken word open mic for local artists
Selena Kuznikov, Assistant City Editor • October 2, 2022

Weinberg freshman Cathy Apolot confidently stepped up to the stage — a small makeshift lectern in front of a few seats filled with attendees — and began to proudly recite her poem...

A building with a sign saying “City of Evanston Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center” and trees, bushes and flowers in front.
City Council hears parking study suggesting raising parking rate
Shannon Tyler, Assistant City Editor • September 29, 2022

A study investigating Evanston parking across the city and around Ryan Field concluded Evanston should raise its parking prices.  City Council contracted engineering consulting...

storefront with a yellow slope window awning with word “Edzo’s” in big bubble letters above “burger shop
Edzo’s Burger Shop returns with a soft reopening, revitalized interior
Astry Rodriguez, Reporter • September 28, 2022

Edzo’s Burger Shop relaunched operations earlier this month following seven months behind closed doors. After closing temporarily in February due to COVID-19 restrictions and slow...

Koi’s dining area with a customer.
Koi introduces new budget-friendly menu for Northwestern students, sells $9.99 entrées
Iris Swarthout, Audience Engagement Editor • September 28, 2022

Koi owner Sandy Chen said she remembers needing budget-friendly meals when she studied at the University of Illinois Chicago. So when her chef suggested implementing a low-cost menu...

Graphic of five women with pro-abortion protest signs.
Local women-owned businesses raise almost $60,000 for Planned Parenthood IL
Isabelle Butera, Reporter • September 28, 2022

On a sunny July afternoon, more than 300 Evanston residents took to the streets ― to dance. A crowd of mostly women clad in colorful shirts that read “abortion is healthcare”...

Black and white city skyline with an orange background and the Family Focus logo on top.
Social Services Committee approves funding to welcome center for immigrants
Ella Jeffries, Assistant Copy Editor • September 28, 2022

Evanston’s Social Services Committee unanimously voted to support city funding for a welcome center for immigrants Thursday. The proposed plan draws up to $500,000 from American Rescue...

Gray sign with white lettering and green trees in the background.
City Council hears updates on Trilogy’s crisis emergency response program and Living Room
Ella Jeffries, Assistant Copy Editor • September 27, 2022

In August, Trilogy Behavioral Healthcare’s crisis emergency response program began operating on a 24/7 basis. Chris Mayer, clinical director of crisis services at Trilogy Behavioral...

The front of the Evanston Police Department; a large brick building with three doors.
Evanston Police Department launches survey to measure public trust, local neighborhood concerns
Saul Pink, Assistant City Editor • September 27, 2022

Evanston Police Department launched a new public trust survey this month to measure resident attitudes about EPD and survey the specific concerns of each neighborhood.  The survey...

A large tree growing from green grass next to a neighborhood sidewalk is covered with decorations and artwork. Shelves built onto the tree hold fairy figurines and other toys.
Fairy tree brings whimsy and smiles to Evanston neighborhood
Zella Milfred, Reporter • September 27, 2022

As the last bell rings at Orrington Elementary School, crowds of kids begin their walks home through the neighborhood. A young girl with round glasses and a big smile zooms by on a...

A bird sanctuary sign on a fence in front of a green area.
City Council passes bird-friendly building ordinance
Nora Collins, Reporter • September 27, 2022

New Evanston developments will be required to follow bird-safe standards in an effort to reduce bird collision deaths after City Council unanimously approved a safety ordinance designed...

In front of a light blue background, dark blue hands cradle a silhouette of the Chicago skyline, which lies behind a black-and-white bus and a group of orange individuals holding hands.
Chicago organizations and government work to aid asylum seekers
Chiara Kim, Reporter • September 27, 2022

As nearly 1,200 asylum-seeking migrants have arrived on buses in Chicago over the past month, Chicago-area governments and community organizations have worked to provide these individuals...

Multiple small landscape paintings on easels on top of a wooden brown table in the middle of the store entrance.
Artists of varied crafts showcase work at new Evanston Made pop-up store
Astry Rodriguez, Reporter • September 26, 2022

Evanston Made has a new 6-month art pop-up series on the Main-Dempster Mile beginning this September. The shop will feature a new medium each month until February, such as paintings...

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