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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

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‘There is more love somewhere:’ Evanston faith leaders unite to support local reparations fund

June 13, 2022

Sixteen Evanston faith leaders gathered in Fountain Square Monday afternoon to sign a formal commitment to support the local reparations fund.  “We as religious leaders have moral suasion and responsibility...

Over 150 Evanston residents stand on the lawn of a park. The grass is green and flat. There are barren trees in the background. The sky is blue and the sun is in the upper right corner.

Community leaders decry anti-Asian racism in community vigil

April 5, 2021

Maricar Ramos, executive director of Evanston Cradle to Career, donned a bright red jacket as she spoke to over 150 Evanston residents during a Thursday vigil at Lovelace Park. “Too often, racism...

Residents join in during a solo at the service of lament for Jacob Blake on Sunday.

Faith community calls for change in Jacob Blake lament

August 30, 2020

Evanston’s faith community gathered Sunday for lamentation and calls for change in a community service for police shooting victim Jacob Blake. Roughly one hundred residents gathered downtown to hear...

A yard sign from Connections for the Homeless that shows a person holding a baby and reads “LOVE DON’T PAY THE RENT.” There is a large pale building in the background.

“This virus isn’t going to go away” — Evanston organizations rush to assist the city’s vulnerable homeless population

March 30, 2020

As Illinois residents shelter in place and businesses close their doors, the city’s homeless population is left particularly vulnerable to the threat of COVID-19. In response, some Evanston organizations...

Blotter: Man arrested on battery charge, man arrested for possession of crack cocaine

March 4, 2020

A 31-year-old Evanston man was arrested for battery Tuesday at around 5 p.m. on Lake Shore Boulevard. The incident, which occured on Feb. 12, was at a soup kitchen at Beth Emet The Free Synagogue, 1224...

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