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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

Kumar Jensen, Evanston’s chief sustainability and resilience officer, speaks with local environmental justice advocates at a virtual event hosted by Citizens’ Greener Evanston.

Community leaders discuss environmental justice at Citizens’ Greener Evanston Event

April 23, 2021

Evanston community members and environmental leaders discussed the Church Street Waste Transfer Station, the city’s environmental policies and other local concerns at a virtual panel Thursday. The...

Five people standing in front of a table with an “Environmental Justice Evanston” banner in the background.

School crossing guard and community member Dorothy Headd honored with street name

April 13, 2021

Dorothy Headd, an elementary school crossing guard, environmental justice advocate and devoted church member, will be celebrated with an honorary street designation on Prairie Avenue, City Council voted...

Chief Sustainability and Resiliency Officer Kumar Jensen spoke about the upcoming air quality study on the 5th Ward waste transfer station.

5th Ward residents reflect on impacts of waste transfer station with upcoming air quality study

November 26, 2019

The first night she slept in her new townhouse in Church Street Village, Cindy Levitt woke up to rumbling. Her bedroom was shaking. She thought it was an earthquake. But she soon found out that the rumbling...

Mary Barr, author of “Friends Disappear: The Battle for Racial Equality in Evanston,” at an event Thursday. Barr spoke about the legacy of racial segregation in housing and education in Evanston.

Author Mary Barr speaks about racial segregation in Evanston

May 12, 2017

Even as the Evanston/Skokie District 65 School Board and Evanston City Council swore in historically diverse bodies on Monday, the author of a book criticizing Evanston’s history of racial segregation...

City environmental board supports plastic bag ban, talks bike plan

May 9, 2014

The city's Environment Board agreed to support a ban on plastic bags Thursday. City council will review the proposed ordinance in a special meeting May 19. Evanston sustainable programs coordinator...

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