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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


The Robert Crown Center at 1701 Main St. Although Beacon Academy withdrew funding from the project, the Friends of the Robert Crown Center is in no rush to finance the rest of the project.

Robert Crown funding still on track, set to open in January

September 26, 2019

Although Beacon Academy withdrew $500,000 from funding the Robert Crown Community Center in August, the Friends of Robert Crown Center remain confident in their ability to finance the project. When...

The Northshore Association of Student Activists board members, artists and guests pose for a picture. NASA held an event showcasing student activist art Sunday.

Student activists across North Shore come together for activist art showcase

April 14, 2019

Students and community members gathered Sunday at Evanston SPACE to attend an art showcase organized by the newly-founded Northshore Association of Student Activists. The event showcased student artwork...

The current Robert Crown Center, 1701 Main Street. Residents express concern about the price of renovating the building.

Residents fight increased costs of Robert Crown, even after construction has begun

February 28, 2019

When Evanston first decided to replace the 45-year-old Robert Crown Community Center, many residents agreed to use $30 million to fund the project. Since this initial estimate in 2015, the cost has jumped...

J.B. Pritzker at a campaign event in April. Pritzker proposed cutting state-funded private school scholarships.

Four schools affected by Pritzker plan to scale back private school funding program

February 22, 2019

Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s plan to scale back state-funded private school scholarships would affect families at four secondary schools in Evanston. In its first budget plan, Pritzker’s administration...

The current Robert Crown Community Center, 1701 Main St. Beacon Academy donated $500,000 to the Robert Crown Center renovations.

Beacon Academy donates $500,000 to Robert Crown Center

January 10, 2018

Beacon Academy, a private high school in Evanston, donated $500,000 to the renovations of the Robert Crown Center, according to a news release. The renovations — also sponsored by Friends of the Robert...

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