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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

In Focus: Northwestern Law employees, students allege toxic environment under Dean Osofsky
In Focus: Northwestern Law employees, students allege toxic environment under Dean Osofsky
Jacob Wendler, Print Managing Editor • February 29, 2024

In June 2022, Northwestern Law student Alicia Crawford took over as president of the Pritzker School of Law’s Student Bar Association — the organization that serves as a liaison between the student...

Illustration by Beatrice Villaflor
In Focus: NU-affiliated political action committee makes ‘friends’ with lawmakers
November 20, 2023
Illustration by Shveta Shah.
In Focus: A trail of athletics scandals follows NU President Michael Schill
November 16, 2023
Northwestern cheer performs at a women’s basketball game against Penn in November 2022. Cheerleaders alleged safety concerns, a culture of body shaming and a lack of support from the athletic department to The Daily.
Northwestern cheerleaders allege unsafe conditions, unfair expectations
September 11, 2023
In Focus: Refugee family arrives in Evanston, a sanctuary city in need of a welcoming system
In Focus: Refugee family arrives in Evanston, a sanctuary city in need of a welcoming system
August 2, 2023
The Daily Northwesterns 2023 Orientation Issue
The Daily Northwestern's 2023 Orientation Issue
August 16, 2023
An oval logo with “Survivor Northwestern” written in purple. The oval is outlined in black with the words “Outwit,” “Outplay” and “Outlast.”
Five of the unique clubs Northwestern has to offer
August 15, 2023
A gold and black trophy that reads 2023 Winners against a red background with the words Best of Evanston written in gold at the top.
Best of Evanston 2023
February 26, 2023
“Smylie” is written in white bubble lettering and outlined in multiple colors, with a depiction of a train map next to the logo.
In Memoriam: Smylie Brothers Brewing Co.
February 23, 2023
Spring Sports Preview 2023
Spring Sports Preview 2023
February 16, 2023
Northwestern students reflect on giving back during the holiday season
Northwestern students reflect on giving back during the holiday season
December 1, 2022
A green present with a red and gold ribbon and words that say Holiday Guide 2022. Christmas lights decorate the bottom.
Holiday Guide: A Chapel of Christmas Cheer
December 1, 2022
The Daily Northwesterns live midterm coverage
The Daily Northwestern's live midterm coverage
November 8, 2022
LTE: Vote no: Sexual misconduct remains non-grievable under NU’s proposed contract
LTE: Vote no: Sexual misconduct remains non-grievable under NU’s proposed contract
March 1, 2024
Community members rally outside TGS Commons Wednesday to express their support for NUGW’s demands.
NU Graduate Workers reach tentative agreements on final language proposals
November 1, 2023
Taco Diablo sets a fiery stage as Evanston’s best date spot
Taco Diablo sets a fiery stage as Evanston’s best date spot
Luis Castaneda, Video Editor • February 27, 2024

A dim-lit haven known for its fiery ambiance, Taco Diablo attracts couples for romantic evenings with delicious Mexican cuisine.  Co-owner Marty Cless says the idea for the restaurant...

The Best of Evanston list serves to recognize the businesses that bring the community together, much like a bulletin board serves to inform and unite a community.
Best of Evanston 2024
Emily Lichty and Micah Sandy February 26, 2024

The Best of Evanston is The Daily Northwestern’s annual special issue recognizing the businesses, locations and restaurants that make Evanston unique. After residents and students...

10Q Chicken’s storefront on Church Street. Voted as offering Evanston’s Best Budget Menu, 10Q Chicken provides upscale fusion at a reasonable price.
Best Budget Menu: 10Q Chicken
Shun Graves, Assistant City Editor • February 26, 2024

10Q Chicken doesn’t just offer a delectable fusion of fried chicken and East Asian cuisines — it also provides upscale fast food options at an affordable price. Located in a...

The Clarke’s Off Campus storefront stands empty with a large white sign in the window that says “For Rent.”
In Memoriam: Clarke’s Off Campus
Grace M. Wu, Reporter • February 26, 2024

Clarke’s Off Campus, a go-to Sunday brunch spot, closed its doors in February 2023 — after serving in Evanston for over three decades. Since the 1980s, the longtime downtown...

Voted the best new restaurant in Evanston, Mensch’s puts the ‘deli’ in ‘delicious’ with its iconic bagel sandwiches.open-faced bagel sandwich orders. The pop-up currently shares its space with Picnic on weekend mornings.
Best New Restaurant: Mensch’s Deli
Melissa Dai, Senior Staffer • February 26, 2024

Welcome to Mensch’s, the newest downtown bagel spot that has taken Evanston by storm. No matter what you order from the Jewish deli-style pop-up, blissful bursts of flavor await....

Find dark chocolate pretzels, frozen soup dumplings, mini ice cream cones and more at Trader Joe’s.
Best Grocery Store: Trader Joe’s
Cassie Sun, Reporter • February 26, 2024

If Trader Joe's was a human being, they’d be the “mom friend.” The one you can always rely on, the one you know will pick up any time of the day (or at least between 8 a.m. to...

Sea Ranch sushi offers a wide variety of sushi on their menu, including large party trays.
All Around Best Restaurant: Sea Ranch
Emily Lichty, Senior Staffer • February 26, 2024

Sea Ranch Sushi not only has high quality, fresh sushi, but also sells udon noodles and doubles as a Japanese grocery store. That’s not to mention … With most rolls costing anywhere...

The continental architecture brings a collegiate feel.
Best Hotel: The Graduate
Samantha Powers, Campus Editor • February 26, 2024

Situated on tree-lined Hinman Avenue, the Graduate Evanston invites guests to bask in dark academia aesthetics while enjoying a cozy hotel stay. Walking in, guests are greeted...

A storefront is lit up by a large, red neon sign that says “Al’s Deli.”
In Memoriam: Al’s Deli
Emily Lichty, Senior Staffer • February 26, 2024

I will never forget the first time I took a bite of a cold buttercream cookie from Al’s Deli. Not only because the cold, chewy cookie was unforgettable, but also because it was my...

The exterior of Bennisons Bakery on Davis Street on a winter day in Evanston.
Best Sweet Treat: Bennison’s Bakery
Jessica Ma, Audience Engagement Editor • February 26, 2024

There’s always room for a sweet treat from Bennison’s Bakery, where sugary delights line display cases. Nestled on the corner of Davis Street and Maple Avenue, Bennison’s...

A green sign with white letters that reads “BOBA Heaven.”
In Memoriam: Boba Heaven
David Samson, Copy Chief • February 26, 2024

Formerly located at 809 Church St., Boba Heaven’s time in downtown Evanston was short-lived.  The store, originally called Teabar Boba, opened its location in February 2023, but...

The Binnys in Evanston is one of 45 locations in the United States.
Best Liquor Store: Binny’s Beverage Depot
Emily Lichty, Senior Staffer • February 26, 2024

Binny’s Beverage Depot, located on Chicago Avenue, is stocked with any and all spirits one can imagine, making it the perfect destination to fulfill any beverage need. The Binny’s...

The Art + Science Salon opened its first location in downtown Evanston in 1989.
Best Haircut: Art + Science Salon
Misha Oberoi, Copy Editor • February 26, 2024

A failed organic chemistry midterm, a nasty break-up and a growing fire in the belly to “do something crazy” — what’s the historical fix for all? For me, personally, a...

Tomate’s only flaw is its hours; the kitchen closes daily at 6 pm, and is fully closed on Sundays.
Takeout: Tomate Fresh Kitchen
Jack Ververis, Reporter • February 26, 2024

Whether it’s five degrees or 50, there always seems to be a line of takeout bags on Tomate Fresh Kitchen’s windowsill. That’s no surprise, considering the loyalty and trust...

Union Squared pizza brings Detroit style pizza to Chicago.
Best Pizza: Union Squared
Nicole Markus, Staff Managing Editor • February 26, 2024

Whenever a family member or friend visits Evanston for the first time, the first thing I do is take them for a meal at Union Squared, the tiny, somewhat hidden pizzeria on Chicago Avenue....

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