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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

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Grounding for Public Service Club explores relationship between Northwestern and Evanston

October 13, 2022

SESP junior Lily Ng baked about 300 zucchini muffins as part of her summer internship. While delicious, they were not for her enjoyment — Ng was working for Evanston Grows, an organization that fights...

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STEM School Evanston seeks feedback from Black residents

July 28, 2022

Evanston’s 5th Ward has not had a community school for more than 50 years. With an elementary school on the way, nonprofit STEM School Evanston aims to ensure community voices are heard.  The group...

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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....

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Evanston Public Library executive director Danczak Lyons will step down

April 24, 2022

Evanston Public Library Executive Director Karen Danczak Lyons will step down in June.  Danczak Lyons has worked in her current position for ten years. Because many of her initiatives are wrapping...

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From Foster to Family Focus: More than a century of District 65 decisions in the 5th Ward

April 20, 2022

Evanston’s 5th Ward hasn’t had its own neighborhood school in more than 50 years.  But on March 14, after decades of activism, Evanston/Skokie School District 65’s Board of Education voted to...

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