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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 image of a football player wearing purple hangs on the side of a tan building.

NU pushes for Ryan Field renovation, 7th Ward neighbors criticize expected repercussions

January 18, 2023

Northwestern announced plans Sept. 28 for a complete renovation of Ryan Field. The school would revamp the stadium, limiting seat capacity but adding concerts and alcohol sales. But for residents of...

Two pairs of pedestrians are crossing the road and carrying white plastic bags from Target.

‘There’s just no agreement’: Single-use bag tax returns to the drawing board

January 15, 2023

One year after Evanston’s 2015 ban on all single-use plastic bags in large businesses went into effect, city officials reported no issues with compliance. Large chain stores like CVS and Jewel-Osco transitioned...

Everything Evanston: City Council Rapid Recap talks proposed plastic bag tax, 5th ward school and ban on cashless businesses

Everything Evanston: City Council Rapid Recap talks proposed plastic bag tax, 5th ward school and ban on cashless businesses

January 12, 2023

This week, Everything Evanston’s Rapid Recap of City Council includes debate about the proposed plastic bag tax, as well as continued plans for the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center and a prohibition...

A councilmember wearing blue sits in front of flags at a wooden dais.

City Council discusses need for community feedback on 5th Ward school plans

January 10, 2023

City Council discussed next steps for the new 5th Ward school and the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center on Monday. Evanston's 5th Ward, which is predominantly Black, has not had a neighborhood elementary...

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City Council postpones final decision on plastic bag tax

January 10, 2023

City Council voted 8-1 to refer a 15-cent plastic bag tax back to the Human Services Committee on Monday.  The council considered an ordinance that would levy the tax on all carry-out plastic bags...

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