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

An illustration of a dollar bill is centered in the front of a door to a jail cell, surrounded by two exclamation points.

Pretrial Fairness Act comes to unexpected halt as Illinois passes more criminal justice reform legislation

January 11, 2023

Content warning: This article contains mentions of child sexual assault. Illinois was set to be the first state to eliminate cash bail at the start of this year, but a December circuit court ruling...

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...

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City hires urban design firm to plan Mason Park expansion, develop Mayfair railroad

October 6, 2022

City Council has approved a contract with Evanston-based urban design firm Teska Associates to expand Mason Park and develop an abandoned railroad embankment that runs alongside the 2nd Ward park. The...

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. A purple flower stands in the foreground in front of the red and white brick building.

Seven candidates speak at forum to fill Evanston’s vacant 2nd Ward seat

September 8, 2022

The seven candidates looking to fill Evanston’s recently vacated 2nd Ward City Council seat addressed issues like public safety, policing and affordable housing during a forum on Tuesday,  The event...

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New students, new leaders: Get to know Evanston politics

August 12, 2022

With a population of just over 78,000, Evanston’s midsize political landscape is marked by a contrasting combination of big-city issues and small-town relationships.  The city’s history is shaped...

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