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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

The lawsuit alleges that “the approval of Northwestern’s requested
zoning changes was arbitrary, capricious and a deprivation of Plaintiffs’ substantive and
procedural due process rights.

Most Livable City Association files complaint, asks Cook County to invalidate Ryan Field rezoning

November 30, 2023

The Most Livable City Association and 13 neighbors of Ryan Field filed a four-count complaint against Evanston Wednesday morning, alleging that the rezoning of the stadium for concerts violated several...

Evanston residents sounded off on Northwestern’s benefits package for its Rebuild Ryan Field project at a public meeting Thursday night.

Residents criticize Ryan Field community benefits agreement, call for Council to delay decision

November 10, 2023

Dozens of Evanston residents called for the city to hit the brakes on Northwestern’s Rebuild Ryan Field project in a town hall about the University’s proposed community benefits agreement Thursday...

After NU announced a community benefits agreement hours before Monday’s City Council vote on the Ryan Field rebuild, many residents and city officials expressed skepticism about the agreement.

City Council, residents respond to Northwestern community benefits agreement

October 31, 2023

After Northwestern submitted a proposed community benefits agreement to City Council just hours before the council’s Monday night meeting on NU’s Ryan Field rebuild, residents and councilmembers had...

Residents held opposing signs in the Evanston City Council chambers as the body discussed Northwestern’s Rebuild Ryan Field project on Oct. 30.

City Council narrowly introduces Ryan Field concert plan, setting up contentious November vote

October 31, 2023

After a contentious public comment period featuring more than 100 speakers Monday night, City Council narrowly voted to introduce ordinances allowing Northwestern’s plans to rebuild Ryan Field and host...

Protesters hold a sign advocating for a CBA between Northwestern and Evanston at a demonstration last week. A CBA is a legally enforceable contract between a developer and community groups representing individuals impacted by the development.

The Daily Explains: What is a Community Benefits Agreement?

October 2, 2023

Through several debates over Northwestern’s contentious proposal to rebuild Ryan Field, local activist groups, including the Northwestern Accountability Alliance, have been calling for a community benefits...

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