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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

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In Focus: As Evanston braces for its first ward redistricting in nearly two decades, residents say changing demographics speak to a lack of affordable housing

June 10, 2022

Growing up in Evanston’s 2nd Ward, Darlene Cannon lived in a mostly Black neighborhood. Since she was born in Evanston more than five decades ago, she has lived within the same four-block radius....

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. City council members and residents discussed additional funding for community services and youth initiatives to address gun violence.

City Council floats $867,500 youth services funding increase to support violence prevention programs

December 23, 2021

Content warning: This story contains mentions of gun violence. Evanston may invest American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 funds into programs for at-risk youth.  During Monday’s special City Council...

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Bobby Burns projected to win 5th Ward race

April 6, 2021

Community organizer Bobby Burns is projected to win the 5th Ward aldermanic race, according to preliminary results from the Cook County Clerk’s Office. Burns and his opponent, local gun control activist...

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Here is where Evanston’s 5th Ward aldermanic candidates stand on the issues

April 5, 2021

Candidates Carolyn Murray and Bobby Burns will face off for the 5th Ward aldermanic seat in Tuesday’s general election. Murray’s endorsements include the Community Alliance for Better Government and...

Former Ald. Jane Grover (7th). Grover sent an email to dozens of Evanston residents Tuesday inviting them to a Zoom meeting on the upcoming Consolidated General Election.

Former aldermen organize meeting to combat “anti-incumbency,” draw backlash from candidates, residents

March 4, 2021

Several former city leaders had plans to hold a Zoom meeting Wednesday to “discuss strategy” in combating “anti-incumbency” efforts they alleged rooted in community organizations like the Organization...

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