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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


Kaylyn Ahn testified before the Illinois House and Senate in 2022 to pass a bill aimed at closing a loophole in the state’s sexual assault law.

Q&A: Student activist Kaylyn Ahn talks advocating for sexual assault survivors

April 1, 2024

Warning: this article contains mentions of sexual assault and suicide. After her sexual assault case was dismissed three years ago by local law enforcement due to a legal loophole, SESP junior Kaylyn...

In mid-2022, EPD had a high of 27 vacancies in the department. As of Jan. 10, there were 17 vacancies.

Vacancies down in the Evanston Police Department amid discussion of new station

February 18, 2024

After severe staffing cuts during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Evanston Police Department has been taking measures to fill its vacancies.  In mid-2022, EPD had a high of 27 vacancies in the department....

Several alerts informed community members of an active threat event on Northwesterns Chicago campus Monday evening.

NU not aware of injuries after shots fired reported on Chicago campus

November 27, 2023

Content Warning: This story contains mentions of gun violence. Northwestern announced Tuesday morning it was not aware of any injuries in relation to reports of shots fired on Northwestern's Chicago...

In Focus: Refugee family arrives in Evanston, a sanctuary city in need of a welcoming system

In Focus: Refugee family arrives in Evanston, a sanctuary city in need of a welcoming system

August 2, 2023

In September 2022, married couple William Soler and Yohana Cabrera arrived in Evanston with their two sons. Their family sought refuge after receiving kidnapping and death threats from a drug cartel in...

NU undergraduate seriously injured in off-campus shooting

May 23, 2023

Content warning: This story contains mentions of gun violence. A Northwestern undergraduate student was shot and seriously injured Monday night, according to an email from the University on Tuesday.  The...

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