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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 brown mixed-media sculpture sits on a pedestal in a gallery.

New Noyes Cultural Arts Center installation ‘Areito’ explores Caribbean cultural practices and folkloric traditions

April 12, 2022

More than 20 years after leaving Evanston, Miami-born and based Yanira Collado is returning and reconnecting with the city. The artist has returned with “Areito: Allusions of Sacred Geometry and Diaspora,”...

A close up photo of Maggie Weiss’ quilt, showing quilted portraits of faces and a large sun featuring words such as “play” and “sing.”

Community-centered quilt to become permanent addition to Noyes Cultural Arts Center

April 4, 2022

Evanston youth visiting the Noyes Cultural Arts Center can see themselves portrayed in fabric images they helped create. Becoming one of the few permanent pieces at the center, the hand-crafted quilt...

An illustration with a drawing of a lavender calendar and a piece of paper with writing on it in the background. In front is an outline of a person’s head with a purple brain inside.

Here’s why some support the law authorizing mental health days in Illinois schools, and why some say it falls short

November 22, 2021

Mental illness keeps Claudia*, a sophomore at Evanston Township High School, from getting out of bed and going to school some days.  “It's like any other sickness. It's like I have a fever or a cold,”...

The exterior of the Civic Center. The sign reads Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center.

New lives for old buildings: Evanston organizations repurpose empty school buildings

November 11, 2021

Throughout the city, community-based organizations and services have moved into empty school buildings and given them second lives as gathering places and support centers. Here’s a look at some of these...

In Focus: As student mental health concerns rise, parents and social workers worry District 65 services aren’t equitable

In Focus: As student mental health concerns rise, parents and social workers worry District 65 services aren’t equitable

May 31, 2019

Margaret Rothe has met with children from almost every elementary and middle school in Evanston during her 25 years as a social worker in Evanston/Skokie School District 65. By now, she’s working...

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