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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

Drawing of five cans of food sitting on a brown table.

Connections for the Homeless, Downtown Evanston collect 1,500 pounds of food for local pantries

April 3, 2023

Elle Ullum lost her job in 2020, shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic began. A single mother, Ullum said she relied on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to provide for her and her child.  “We...

A red “Office for Rent” sign sits on a vacant storefront behind a sidewalk.

‘A difference of philosophy’: leaders consider two visions for downtown Evanston’s future

April 2, 2023

Annie Coakley, director of Downtown Evanston, remembers a “liveliness” about downtown, filled with people eating their lunches at Fountain Square. Now, that liveliness is gone, she said. “You...

Science symbols, including beakers, molecules and DNA strands appear in multicolor against a black background.

UL Research to bring collaboration, business to downtown Evanston

January 19, 2023

UL Research Institutes and UL Standards & Engagements— two safety science organizations under the UL enterprise — will relocate their headquarters from Northbrook, Illinois to Evanston, the company...

An aerial shot of downtown Evanston.

Streetplus cleaning team begins trash removal, beautification of downtown

November 21, 2022

As temperatures dropped and the first snow of the winter hit the ground this week, maintenance company Streetplus started its work in Evanston, cleaning downtown, Main Street and Howard Street.  City...

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. A purple flower stands in the foreground in front of the red and white brick building.

City Council approves Krissie Harris as new 2nd Ward alderperson, passes half-million dollar cleaning plan

September 12, 2022

City Council approved a half-million dollar plan to hire a cleaning team for Evanston’s business districts at Monday’s meeting.  After approving the appointment of Ald. Krissie Harris (2nd), the...

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