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Robin is a Medill junior studying journalism and political science. Their past positions at The Daily include city editor. The Wisconsin native has also worked for the German Press Agency, Social Justice News Nexus and the Wausau Daily Herald in Wausau, Wisconsin. You can reach Robin via Twitter or email.

Robin Opsahl, Managing Editor

May 18, 2017
Robert Crown Center plans go through second round of discussion (Story)
Apr 05, 2017
State Sen. Daniel Biss releases campaign finance report, supports immigration bill (Story)
Nov 10, 2016
As dust settles, students grapple with what four years of Trump could look like (Story)
Nov 09, 2016
Donald Trump wins presidential election in unexpected victory (Story)
Nov 09, 2016
Lockbox amendment referendum passes on Illinois ballot (Story)
Nov 03, 2016
Know your ballot: State comptroller race heats up over state budget crisis (Story)
Nov 01, 2016
Gun control PAC revokes endorsement of Mark Kirk following debate remark (Story)
Oct 26, 2016
Illinois registers record-high number of voters (Story)
Oct 06, 2016
City Council plans to discuss proposed speed limit change, bike lanes on Sheridan (Story)
Sep 27, 2016
With plans to add bike lanes next year, alderman calls for additional road changes after student death (Story)
Sep 22, 2016
Northwestern student killed in bike accident on Sheridan Road (Story)
Sep 02, 2016
Incoming Weinberg senior Scott Boorstein dies (Story)
Jun 08, 2016
Republican Sen. Mark Kirk reverses Donald Trump endorsement (Story)
May 30, 2016
8-year-old Evanston boy hit by CTA Purple Line train (Story)
May 27, 2016
Despite not passing 2016 budget, Democrats advance 2017’s budget (Story)
May 26, 2016
Activists hold second protest about contracting choices for new Y.O.U. center (Story)
May 25, 2016
Police Blotter: Woman arrested in connection with trespassing at Evanston Public Library (Story)
May 22, 2016
Illinois Department of Public Health confirms measles case in state (Story)
May 22, 2016
Police Blotter: Man beaten up in McDonald’s on Howard Street (Story)
May 20, 2016
Illinois House passes marijuana decriminalization bill, governor’s decision pending (Story)
May 19, 2016
Police Blotter: Man charged with battery to police officer, resisting arrest (Story)
May 18, 2016
Construction begins on three-way Evanston intersection (Story)
May 17, 2016
Despite new upgrades in July, Illinois state IDs will not be federally compliant (Story)
May 16, 2016
Rauner vetoes attempt to move forward in union negotiations (Story)
May 16, 2016
Owner of Lao Sze Chuan chain pleads guilty to fraud, money laundering charges (Story)
May 15, 2016
Owner of Lao Sze Chuan charged with underreporting cash receipts (Story)
May 15, 2016
Police Blotter: Shots fired reported near Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center (Story)
May 12, 2016
Despite unemployment rising statewide, Evanston rate remains fairly stable (Story)
May 12, 2016
Old Dixie Cafe scheduled to open June 1 (Story)
May 11, 2016
Evanston doctor loses medical license after buying $1 million of imported cancer medicine (Story)
May 11, 2016
Northwestern, District 65 announce new STEM partnership office (Story)
May 10, 2016
Police Blotter: Evanston man charged with felony for lying about identity during arrest for theft (Story)
May 05, 2016
Coalition of social services sues Rauner, staff over unpaid contracts (Story)
May 04, 2016
Committee proposes increasing wages for aldermen by more than 50 percent (Story)
May 03, 2016
18-year-old Evanston resident charged with handgun, marijuana possession (Story)
May 03, 2016
Dixie Kitchen to reopen as Old Dixie Cafe (Story)
Apr 28, 2016
Evanston to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day (Story)
Apr 28, 2016
Evanston, Northwestern not participating in annual Springfield lobby day (Story)
Apr 27, 2016
ETHS student charged with carrying semi-automatic handgun on school grounds (Story)
Apr 25, 2016
Dave’s Italian Kitchen owner announces new location slated to open in late May (Story)
Apr 24, 2016
Police Blotter: Man reports stolen van (Story)
Apr 24, 2016
Rauner expected to approve emergency higher education funding (Story)
Apr 21, 2016
Evanston Youth and Young Adults Division employees awarded for service (Story)
Apr 20, 2016
Police Blotter: Man arrested after traffic dispute with police (Story)
Apr 20, 2016
Man arrested after confrontation in which police fired shots (Story)
Apr 20, 2016
Local religious leaders advocate changing Illinois flat income tax to bracketed system (Story)
Apr 18, 2016
New pharmacy to move into downtown Evanston (Story)
Apr 14, 2016
Illinois Senate passes relief funding for higher education and social services, awaits Governor’s approval (Story)
Apr 13, 2016
Duckworth holds press call on gender wage discrimination (Story)
Apr 12, 2016
Dave’s Italian Kitchen closes permanently (Story)
Apr 11, 2016
Police Blotter: Man reports $400 in stolen vehicle parts (Story)
Apr 08, 2016
Obama continues push for his Supreme Court pick in talk at University of Chicago (Story)
Apr 07, 2016
President Obama endorses Rep. Tammy Duckworth in Senate race (Story)
Apr 05, 2016
Chicago man arrested for murder of cab driver in Evanston sentenced to 35 years (Story)
Apr 05, 2016
City Council may get salary raises in 2017 (Story)
Apr 03, 2016
Illinois legislators introduce national college mental health bills (Story)
Mar 30, 2016
Evanston named finalist in World Wildlife Fund competition for second consecutive year (Story)
Mar 30, 2016
Local massage therapists say proposed licensing ordinance misrepresents industry (Story)
Mar 03, 2016
Landlords say new housing ordinance proposals will not create safer community (Story)
Mar 01, 2016
Rauner’s consideration of right-to-work laws unlikely to impact Evanston (Story)
Feb 26, 2016
Evanston Public Library to host free clinic on how to clear criminal records (Story)
Feb 25, 2016
Red Robin Burger Works to open in Evanston this spring (Story)
Feb 21, 2016
Ross Barney Architects selected to design Howard Street Theater (Story)
Feb 21, 2016
Illinois social services cuts to continue with lack of state budget (Story)
Feb 18, 2016
Rauner proposes options for budget stalemate in annual address (Story)
Feb 16, 2016
Debate over Scalia successor so soon after death is disrespectful, Sen. Mark Kirk says (Story)
Feb 15, 2016
NBC show Chicago Fire filming to disrupt traffic in Evanston this week (Story)
Feb 11, 2016
President Obama calls for bipartisan cooperation in address to Illinois General Assembly (Story)
Feb 09, 2016
Accuity moves global headquarters to Evanston (Story)
Feb 09, 2016
5th Ward residents say negative perceptions overshadow progress in neighborhood (Story)
Feb 01, 2016
Evanston launches online public records portal, database (Story)
Jan 28, 2016
Rauner calls for compromise in State of the State address (Story)
Jan 20, 2016
Eleanor Revelle appointed new 7th Ward alderman (Story)
Jan 15, 2016
Evanston plans to cut up to half of city committees in consolidation efforts (Story)
Jan 13, 2016
ETHS staff appointed to state nutrition organization (Story)
Jan 12, 2016
Evanston Democratic Party endorses Hillary Clinton for president (Story)
Jan 10, 2016
Illinois IDs valid in airports until 2018, despite not being federally compliant (Story)
Jan 07, 2016
CTA plans 100 percent ADA accessible rail system by 2036 (Story)
Jan 06, 2016
Interactive escape room opens in Evanston (Story)
Jan 05, 2016
Illinois IDs no longer federally compliant (Story)
Nov 22, 2015
Evanston police plan community-specific diversity training for officers (Story)
Nov 13, 2015
Strawdog Theatre Company to plan with city for Howard Street Theater project (Story)
Nov 10, 2015
City Council delays vote on inclusionary housing ordinance (Story)
Nov 05, 2015
Physician compliance presents roadblock for Evanston residents seeking medical marijuana (Story)
Nov 01, 2015
Federal government recalls meat distributed in Illinois (Story)
Oct 29, 2015
City Council aims to increase the number of affordable homes in Evanston (Story)
Oct 15, 2015
CTA revamps anti-harassment campaign (Story)
Oct 08, 2015
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin introduces bill to make most common college textbooks free (Story)
Oct 06, 2015
Evanston receives over $40,000 in federal grant for senior meal program (Story)
Oct 02, 2015
Parks and Recreation Board votes to rehabilitate rather than redesign Penny Park (Story)
Sep 28, 2015
Evanston hosts statewide arts conference (Story)
Sep 22, 2015
Evanston library debuts reading program aimed at increasing opportunities for Latino community (Story)