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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 mural appears on the side of a brick building.

Captured: Evanston’s murals splash color on city streets

November 14, 2022

Welcome to The Daily’s photo blog: Captured. This is a space for The Daily’s photographers to share their best work, including photos from weekend performances and events around the community. You...

Mural on a curb underneath a bridge. It’s painted black with white letter on top.

Community members gather for the dedication of anti-racist mural on MLK Day

January 18, 2022

More than 50 residents gathered Monday for the dedication of local artist Ben Blount’s newly-erected mural, with remarks from elected officials and community leaders.  Blount designed the mural,...

A white and red calendar on a teal background. The calendar has the number “16” and the letters “SUN” written in Black.

The Week Ahead: What’s coming up in Evanston the week of Jan. 16

January 17, 2022

This week, Evanston honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Here’s a list of events and other happenings around town during the week of Jan. 16.    3rd Annual Walk for Warmth Jan....

Ben Blount’s mural at the intersection of Washington Street and Chicago Avenue, with white letters on a black background that say, “Whereas, City of Evanston embraces, believes, recognizes, acknowledges, declares, and affirms.”

New local mural uses language from City Council resolution to symbolize Evanston’s intent of establishing equity

November 8, 2021

A&E “Whereas, City of Evanston embraces, believes, recognizes, acknowledges, declares and affirms.” These words, in large capital letters, stretch across two walls on the intersection of Washington...

Evanston Made’s show of emerging Black artists at Backlot Coffee in February. This month, Evanston Made is highlighting local Black artists and their work through their Black Art Drive.

Evanston Made highlights Black artists during Black History Month

February 10, 2021

Evanston Made is highlighting local Black artists through their Black Art Drive, which raises awareness and funds for Black artists. This month, Evanston Made is curating an ongoing list on their website...

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