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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

A houseless student next to a gray backpack sits in the snow.

As the number of houseless students in District 65 increases, local resources struggle to meet demand

February 14, 2023

More than 300 students in Evanston/Skokie School District 65 are houseless this academic year, according to District 65 social worker Allison Harned. In the current 2022-23 academic year, the district...

The state of Illinois in white with an overlay of hands stretching out to the sky.

Evanston Voter Initiative aims to land direct democracy proposal on the ballot this summer

February 9, 2022

In 2019, Evanston residents launched the Evanston Voter Initiative, a grassroots effort attempting to give voters a direct voice in local politics. While the initial push for a voter initiative process...

The Evanston Voter Initiative objection hearing. The two opposing parties debated the legality of the potential referendum question.

Electoral Board postpones objection hearing for Evanston Voter Initiative

January 15, 2020

The Municipal Officers Electoral Board’s Jan. 9 objection hearing for the Evanston Voter Initiative’s referendum question was postponed after EVI petitioners submitted a motion to dismiss the opposition....

Harley Clarke mansion, 2603 Sheridan Rd. A citizen advisory referendum will appear on the November ballot after the election commission dismissed and overruled objections to the referendum.

Harley Clarke citizen referendum to appear on November ballot

August 22, 2018

A citizen advisory referendum about the possible demolition of the Harley Clarke mansion will appear on the November ballot after the election commission dismissed one objection to the referendum and overruled...

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