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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

An Evanston resident dressed in all black holds a microphone and speaks to a crowd. In the background, rally emcee Jessy Bradish sits on a small wooden stage. A banner reading “stop the money pipeline” and depicting an oil leak hangs above the stage.

Evanston and Chicago climate advocates rally to stop pipelines in Great Lakes

October 16, 2022

At a Sunday climate justice rally, Evanston and Chicago residents sang together, joining in a call-and-response song with local folk singer Margaret Nelson to ask: “What are you gonna do?” The “Protect...

A green circle with an icon of a bus. Its surrounded by pink and green leaves.

With new electric school bus grant, District 65 looks to reduce carbon emissions and tackle financial barriers

May 16, 2022

Like many school districts, Evanston/Skokie School District 65 transports its students, spread across 18 schools and nine wards, in diesel-fueled school buses. For local parents like Joey Hailpern, a District...

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) stands with a large check marked for $600,000 surrounded by District 65 members.

District 65 receives $600,000 to continue CREATE 65 teacher residency program

May 16, 2022

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 was awarded a $600,000 grant Monday to continue its teacher residency program, according to a news release.  The $600,000 will support CREATE 65, the district’s...

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‘A gift and a curse’: Social media serves as channel for reproductive justice advocacy

May 13, 2022

Content warning: This story contains mentions of sexual assault and rape.  In January, an Adams County, Illinois justice reversed his decision that convicted an 18-year-old man of rape. The judge said...

A picture of a sign in Eggleston Park identifying it as a “food forest” with a map of available produce growing in the garden.

Evanston Grows builds a blooming community, combats food injustice through urban gardening

May 9, 2022

Left with 1,000 pounds of fresh produce from the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center gardens at the start of the pandemic, long-time gardener Jean Fies decided to distribute the leftovers to District 65...

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