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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

Illustration by Beatrice Villaflor

In Focus: NU-affiliated political action committee makes ‘friends’ with lawmakers

November 20, 2023

Evanston P.O. Box 62 may seem indiscriminate among hundreds of others in the city’s ornate post office. However, it’s registered with an organization that spends thousands of dollars annually dispatching...

An illustration of a ballot box with the word “Vote” on it sits in front of a background of dollar bills.

Small donor match fund aims to level election playing field

October 3, 2023

Evanston’s new small donor match fund will allocate city funds to mayoral election candidates and aims to allow qualified candidates to run for office regardless of their ability to pay campaign costs. City...

Vicky Pasenko resting her hand on a black and white cat.

As Evanston Animal Shelter moves to rebuild, Vicky Pasenko reflects on more than 15 years of service

March 6, 2023

Surrounded by photographs of cats, dogs and people, Vicky Pasenko gushed about Salty, the Evanston Animal Shelter’s black and white office cat. “In the afternoon, when nobody else is around except...

A graphic of the shape of Illinois with checkboxes to represent people casting ballots behind it.

The Daily Explains: Ranked-choice voting is up for debate this November. Here’s how it could impact Evanston

October 24, 2022

In just two weeks, Evanston residents will vote not just on local and state representatives — but on the city’s voting system itself.  In July, City Council unanimously approved a referendum for...

The Illinois State Capitol on March 9, 2017, in Springfield, Illinois. With a new round of scandals, state representatives are exploring new ethics proposals.

Illinois legislature confronts recent corruption scandals

November 18, 2019

This fall, a growing number of corruption scandals have engulfed multiple state representatives in the Illinois State Legislature, including state House Speaker Mike Madigan. Madigan has been under...

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