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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


The Cook County State Attorney’s office said that the decision is “consistent” with their policy about peaceful protesters.
Misdemeanor charges dropped against NU faculty for activity during pro-Palestinian encampment
Shreya Srinivasan, Print Managing Editor • July 19, 2024

Cook County’s State Attorney dropped charges against three Northwestern faculty members and one graduate student Friday after being charged earlier this month for “obstructing a police officer” at the pro-Palestinian encampment in April.  The four individuals were charged with Class-A misdemeanors,...

The Cook County State Attorney’s office said that the decision is “consistent” with their policy about peaceful protesters.
Four individuals face charges for April's pro-Palestine encampment
Shannon Tyler, Summer Editor in Chief • July 16, 2024
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Daily Mini Crossword, July 19, 2024
Lizzie Ferrazza, Summer Games Editor • July 19, 2024
The groundbreaking gave community members integral to the 5th Ward School, now Foster School, the chance to “break ground,” fitted with hard hats and shovels.
Fifth ward school to be named “Foster School” at groundbreaking, decades in the making
Shreya Srinivasan, Print Managing Editor • July 19, 2024

In 2005, Evanston native Jerome Summers started his fight to reopen a 5th Ward neighborhood school, Foster School, which he had attended through the fifth grade in the ‘60s. That is until he began getting bussed to the primarily white Lincolnwood Elementary as part of the city’s integration initiative that, he said, ended up being “terrible” for the community. Nineteen years later, Summers, Evanston/Skokie School District 65 board members, community leaders, city officials and the fifth ward community came together Monday for the official groundbreaking ceremony at Foster Field for the new 5th Ward school renamed Foster School, an homage to its predecessor that closed its doors in...

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Meeting of the Musical Masters: Marc-Andre Hamelin and Midori in concert at the Ravinia Festival
Ben Kim, Reporter • July 9, 2024
Matt Gentile, peddles Independence Day merchandise out of a wagon before the parade.
Street vendors flourish at Evanston's Fourth of July parade
Benjamin Fogler, Reporter • July 8, 2024
Some performers used primers to help their makeup hold throughout the Evanston Fourth of July Parade.
Stars, Stripes and Smudge-Proof Makeup: How Performers Beat the Heat at Evanston’s Fourth of July Parade
Abby Lowenstein, Reporter • July 8, 2024
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Perry: A little humility goes a long way
Perry: A little humility goes a long way
Alex Perry, Staff Writer • June 4, 2024
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NU Declassified: Prof. Barbara Butts teaches leadership through stage management
NU Declassified: Prof. Barbara Butts teaches leadership through stage management
Edward Simon Cruz, Assistant Audio Editor • May 19, 2024
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Emily Kim, Digital Managing Editor • June 19, 2024
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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881
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