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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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‘Sick to my stomach’: 5th Ward school is $25 million over budget, board to consider alternate plans

October 17, 2023

The much-anticipated plans to build a new school in the 5th Ward are projected to cost more than $25 million more than the allocated $40 million budget, according to a recent financial assessment commissioned...

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Liz Rolewicz, D202 board incumbent, talks racial equity and student mental health

March 15, 2023

Since she moved to Evanston a decade ago, Liz Rolewicz has been deeply engaged in local politics and community-building. “We moved to Evanston because we wanted to be part of a smaller community where...

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Evanston residents, electees and organizers talk election results, future political action

April 29, 2021

In the wake of Evanston’s election results getting finalized, organizers, electees and residents said they are looking forward to the potential for positive change under new local officials. Candidates...

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District 65, District 202 elect new school boards

April 6, 2021

Unofficial results show voters re-elected Joey Hailpern, Soo La Kim and Elisabeth “Biz” Lindsay-Ryan, the board’s current vice president, to serve on the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 board....

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D65 school board candidates discuss support for special education students in virtual forum

March 31, 2021

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 school board candidates discussed supporting special education students in a Tuesday virtual forum hosted by local nonprofit Evanston Community, Advocacy, Support and...

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