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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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Chicago area groups use counseling, support to address refugee mental health crisis

April 18, 2022

Ayesha Quraishi, the mental health coordinator at the Muslim Women Resource Center, said the waiting area in the organization’s Rogers Park office is often packed with Afghan refugees. But she said...

Alt: Ukrainians have demonstrated their willingness to fight. Their survival depends on the provision of aid and weaponry.

Alt: Ukrainians have demonstrated their willingness to fight. Their survival depends on the provision of aid and weaponry.

April 18, 2022

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley declared that Kyiv could fall in 72 hours. The United States offered to help Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky flee Ukraine. The world watched...

Barbara Ryan stands in a garage surrounded by toys, clothes and household items.

‘They come with absolutely nothing:’ Evanston volunteers help incoming Afghan refugees settle in

April 1, 2022

When Pat Ryan Nelson began organizing donations for Afghan refugees, she started to call herself the “baby clothes folder.” Now, Nelson — a retired teacher for Evanston/Skokie School District...

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Local rug shop imports Afghan rugs to support weavers

February 20, 2022

When Shams Frough graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago, he had two major goals: to make a little money before starting medical school and to support weavers in Afghanistan. The Taliban...

Tekriwal: The price of peace in Afghanistan

Tekriwal: The price of peace in Afghanistan

March 2, 2020

The weekend brought many important developments: two Democratic candidates shockingly dropped their presidential bids, the coronavirus spread, and the Afghanistan Peace Talks held in Doha over a period...

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