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Hawley: Active involvement in local politics can teach importance of civic engagement

Rachel Hawley, Op-Ed Contributor

April 6, 2017

Filed under Contributors, Opinion

On the night of April 4, I found myself in a room full of well-dressed, nervous-looking adults who gathered with bated breath as I repeatedly hit refresh on a laptop connected to a large projector screen. Online election trackers...

Editorial: The Daily Northwestern encourages ‘yes’ vote on District 65 referendum

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

April 3, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board urges voters not just to participate in the local elections Tuesday, but particularly to vote “yes” on the District 65 referendum and authorize increased property taxes in support of...

Editorial: The Daily Northwestern endorses Mark Tendam for Evanston mayor

The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board

April 3, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

With only one day until Evanston’s mayoral election, The Daily Northwestern Editorial Board endorses Ald. Mark Tendam (6th) to succeed Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl. After eight years as 6th Ward alderman, Tendam has gathered extensive...

Letter to the Editor: In support of mayoral candidate Mark Tendam

April 2, 2017

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

I am writing this letter to urge Northwestern faculty, staff and students who live and vote in Evanston to support Mark Tendam for mayor in the April 4 election. I am supporting Tendam for several reasons, but will focus on...

Letter to the Editor: NU students, vote in upcoming local election

April 2, 2017

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

Municipal elections matter. The lower salience of local elections in the public consciousness means higher turnout can significantly influence election results. And although the majority of Northwestern students are not Evanston...