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

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


A person wearing a Santa outfit waves from a flatbed railcar.

Gallery: CTA Holiday Train carries Santa, elves to every ‘L’ station

November 29, 2023

Below-freezing temperatures early this week didn’t stop Santa from riding the CTA Holiday Train’s open-air flatbed railcar around Chicago. The passenger cars’ exteriors feature multicolor lights...

A purple bus sits next to a bus station with benches and awning.

Facing multiple headwinds, Pace preps for full debut of rapid bus

October 25, 2023

On Sundays, Pace buses on Dempster Street arrive at each stop every 15 minutes — up from every 30 minutes. While waiting at the Davis bus station, Evanston resident Richard Kuntz said he couldn’t be...

Train pulls into elevated station over street, overcast sky.

Slow Howard Station transfers frustrate riders ahead of renovation plans

October 17, 2023

Performance issues and delays throughout the Chicago Transit Authority train system have left Chicagoland area residents dissatisfied. Frequent commuters of the Purple Line are particularly frustrated...

Attendees watch as the Evanston Fire Department demonstrates a fire in a room without sprinklers near headquarters in downtown Evanston, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2023.

Families practice fire prevention during Evanston Fire Department event

October 8, 2023

Evanston Fire Department’s fire prevention open house on Saturday gave dozens of families a chance to meet local firefighters. For Lake Forest resident Gisella Stefani, that meant seeing her grandson...

An illustration of a person looking across the water at Chicagos skyline.

The city of neighborhoods: A student’s guide to Chicago

August 11, 2023

As seniors leave Northwestern, many regret never having explored the city so close to their campus.  The country’s third-largest city, Chicago bustles with unique experiences and an identity unlike...

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