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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 painted street in front of Evanston Township High School. On Tuesday, City Council voted to rename the portion of Dodge Avenue “Black Lives Matter Way.”

A weekend of youth-led street painting: “BLACK LIVES MATTER,” “DEFUND EPD” painted on major Evanston streets

July 5, 2020

More than five weeks after George Floyd’s death, which has spurred nationwide protests against racial injustice and calls to defund the police, the holiday weekend of July 4 was a weekend of anti-racist...

Junior Daeshawn Hemphill dribbles a basketball down the Beardsley Gym court as a Loyola Academy player runs beside him. Hemphill is part of the all-junior starting lineup on the Evanston Township High School boys varsity basketball team.

ETHS boys varsity basketball team emphasizes hard work, bonding

February 3, 2020

The huddle: it’s an old staple of team sports. But for the boys who don Evanston Township High School jerseys and play in Beardsley Gym, it’s a fairly new ritual. Junior Blake Peters, who has played...

Blake Peters shoots a shot at a City Council meeting on Monday. Peters made a game-winning downcourt heave in the final seconds of a Friday Evanston Township High School basketball game to give his team a win.

ETHS freshman nets day in his honor with buzzer-beating game winner

January 31, 2018

After a downcourt heave in the final seconds of an Evanston Township High School basketball game netted Blake Peters an ESPN SportsCenter No. 1 play and national notoriety, the 15-year-old had himself...

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