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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

Lesley Williams and stands at a lectern and reads her speech to City Council. Four people stand behind her in solidarity.

Community members criticize anti-Black workplace conditions at City Council

November 15, 2022

Community members packed the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center to stand with Evanston’s Black employees at Monday night’s City Council meeting.  The action comes after an anonymous coalition of around...

an illustration of a beach with two lifeguard chairs, towels, and beach umbrellas. There are red admission tickets at the top of the photo.

Evanston ends beach token system, makes beaches more financially accessible

October 18, 2022

As soon as Ald. Devon Reid (8th) was sworn into City Council, he said his number one priority was to make beach passes free for Evanston residents. It wasn’t just to drive more traffic to the beaches...

A person in an orange shirt standing in front of trees.

Darlene Cannon announces campaign for 2nd Ward alderperson

July 3, 2022

Local activist and third-generation Evanston resident Darlene Cannon announced her campaign to represent the 2nd Ward after Ald. Peter Braithwaite (2nd) departs from City Council July 11.  Cannon is...

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center.

City Council approves purchase of vacant 5th Ward properties to develop into affordable housing

June 28, 2022

City Council voted 8-1 Monday to approve the purchase of boarded-up properties at 1917-25 Jackson Ave. and 1413-25 Emerson St. to develop into affordable housing.  The city plans to demolish the 5th...

Several protesters stand on a sidewalk outside a building, holding signs reading “Poche 4 ETown” and “I’m Pissed at Biss.” A man holding a microphone stands in the middle, speaking to onlookers.

Evanston residents protest city manager selection process during State of the City event

May 20, 2022

About twenty Evanston residents gathered in front of Palmhouse, an event venue on Howard Street, Friday morning to protest the city’s selection process for its next city manager. On May 13, the city...

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