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 University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


A person drawing the map of Evanston, with multiple drafts strewn around them.

In Focus: As Evanston braces for its first ward redistricting in nearly two decades, residents say changing demographics speak to a lack of affordable housing

June 10, 2022

Growing up in Evanston’s 2nd Ward, Darlene Cannon lived in a mostly Black neighborhood. Since she was born in Evanston more than five decades ago, she has lived within the same four-block radius....

Illustration of a hand drawing different colored legislatures on the Illinois map. The background is light blue.

Illinois redistricting process continues without 2020 census data, dividing residents and legislators

April 29, 2021

A delay in the availability of crucial 2020 census data is dividing state legislators and residents as they look to remap Illinois’ congressional districts in a legislative year that’s been anything...

A white outline of Illinois is filled with multicolored hands against a dark blue background.

Illinois to lose one House seat as population drops

April 26, 2021

Illinois will lose one seat in the House of Representatives, the U.S. Census Bureau announced Monday after releasing the 2020 census numbers. The census is used to determine a variety of federal allocations,...

Evanston political organizations gave their reactions to early 2020 election results.

Hard to Count: Local Democrats say 2020 census efforts divide along partisan lines

May 6, 2020

As self-response rates plateau and the pandemic dominates news coverage, Democratic organizations say there is a partisan influence in the language and efforts around 2020 census counting efforts. The...

April 1 is Census Day, the day that determines who and where people are counted in the 2020 census. The Constitution mandates a census of the population every 10 years.

A Northwestern student’s guide to filling out the 2020 Census

April 3, 2020

During the month of March, homes across the United States received an invitation to fill out the decennial, which every U.S. resident has a constitutional mandate to complete. Given the COVID-19 pandemic...

Load More Stories
Activate Search
Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881
2020 Census