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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

Lori Keenan in a white shirt smiling at the camera

“This is the first time I’m on a clipboard”: Longtime Evanston activist Lori Keenan looks to make the jump from resident to mayor, increase city-wide transparency and communication

January 27, 2021

If she’s elected to be Evanston’s next mayor, 7th Ward resident Lori Keenan said her Monday nights won’t look any different. With friends and supporters, Keenan jokes that she’ll attend the...

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Evanston man guilty on all counts in murder of Dajae Coleman

September 15, 2017

A local man was found guilty on all counts in the murder trial of 14-year-old Dajae Coleman on Friday, nearly five years after the Evanston Township High School freshman was shot on his way home. A...

Lesley Williams speaks to reporters after her disciplinary hearing on Thursday. The exact nature of the disciplinary charges has not been released, but decisions regarding further action are expected in about five days.

Protesters rally to support Evanston librarian who faces potential disciplinary charges

April 20, 2017

Evanston residents gathered at the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center on Thursday to protest a disciplinary hearing for Lesley Williams, a librarian at the Evanston Public Library. A crowd of about 100...

Kwame Alexander, this years Newbery Medalist, signs copies of his award-winning book Thursday afternoon at the Evanston Public Library. Alexanders book, called The Crossover, is a childrens novel about basketball-playing twins that is written entirely in verse.

Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander engages Evanston kids with novel on basketball, growing up

July 23, 2015

Kwame Alexander received 20 rejection letters for his book “The Crossover” before it was finally published. But when Alexander got a call one morning in February informing him that his children’s...

City Council approves Evanston Public Library property tax levy

December 2, 2014

Aldermen voted Monday night to increase residents' annual property tax to benefit the Evanston Public Library during a special City Council meeting, after previously delaying the vote to allow for more...

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