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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

In Focus: Refugee family arrives in Evanston, a sanctuary city in need of a welcoming system

In Focus: Refugee family arrives in Evanston, a sanctuary city in need of a welcoming system

August 2, 2023

In September 2022, married couple William Soler and Yohana Cabrera arrived in Evanston with their two sons. Their family sought refuge after receiving kidnapping and death threats from a drug cartel in...

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City Council tables new 5th Ward affordable housing project

March 28, 2023

City Council voted unanimously Monday to table an ordinance that would approve the development of a mixed-use affordable housing building in the 5th Ward until its next meeting. The development is a...

Lake Michigan pictured at sunset.

Evanston residents speak out in solidarity with lakefront employees alleging sexual misconduct

July 27, 2021

Dozens of Evanston residents spoke in support of the 56 female lifeguards and beach workers who signed a petition alleging sexual misconduct and assault by supervisors and coworkers at Evanston lakefronts...

The front of the Harley Clarke Mansion.

City Council votes to move forward with Artists Book House’s plan for Harley Clarke Mansion

March 9, 2021

After extensive delays and community-wide conflict, the years-long debate about the future of the Harley Clarke Mansion appears to be headed toward resolution after City Council voted Monday to accept...

City manager Erika Storlie. City Council voted Monday to commit to increasing the reserve fund to 16.66 percent of expenses.

Erika Storlie was nominated to be Evanston’s next city manager. Some residents aren’t happy.

October 15, 2020

Evanston City Council announced Tuesday it had selected Erika Storlie as its finalist to fill its open city manager role, amid public opposition from many residents to the possibility of her appointment.  Storlie,...

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