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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

Northwestern Prof. Miriam Petty presents her views on how slavery and race are depicted in television shows. Professor Nick Davis also joined Petty at the event, called “Slavery on Screen,” on Thursday night at the Evanston Public Library.

Northwestern professors discuss depiction of slavery, race in TV, movies

November 21, 2014

Two Northwestern professors discussed Thursday the ways in which slavery and race are depicted on screen, in both films and television ranging from "12 Years a Slave" to the "Roots" miniseries. In...

Library hosts series of public innovation meetings

May 28, 2014

The Evanston Public Library hosted a series of community conversations in May to explore shared aspirations for the city from residents. Community engagement librarian Jill Skwerski, who is helping...

Blotter: May 8

May 7, 2014

Two teenagers attempt to steal from another teenager Two teenagers attempted to steal a phone from a 16-year-old in west Evanston on Monday morning. The high school student was in the front yard...

Blotter: April 7

April 6, 2014

Driver hits car after it blocks library’s book return A driver purposefully hit an Evanston woman’s car on Thursday, allegedly because the car was blocking the book return in front of the main branch...

Community health care advocate Kyle Schimmel examines HealthCare.gov, the website for enrollment under the Affordable Care Act. Schimmel gathered with other Chicago-area nonprofit representatives Saturday at Evanston’s Main Library to help residents troubleshoot the process of enrolling in coverage under the ACA.

Evanston nonprofit hosts health care enrollment events

January 19, 2014

Chicago-area health care advocates continue to help Evanston residents struggling with technical glitches as they enroll for insurance under the Affordable Care Act.  Evanston's Connections for the...

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