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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

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center framed by trees in the spring.

Residents criticize city manager search, finalist at City Council meeting

July 26, 2022

After the city announced Carol Mitten as Evanston’s only finalist for city manager, residents took to Monday’s City Council meeting to voice their concerns about the candidate and the 14-month city...

Someone looks at a garden plot behind the garden entrance. Nearby is a sign reading, “Community Gardens City of Evanston.”

‘You can create your own beauty’: Evanston gardeners find community and connection

May 12, 2022

At gardens throughout Evanston, residents do more than just grow plants— they find beauty, community and a space for connecting to the Earth. From Norris University Center’s Wild Roots garden to the...

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...

A woman pats a soil bed. Behind her, a group of youth listen to instructions on how to plant seeds

‘Grasping things at the root:’ Abolition activism grows at West End Garden

April 21, 2022

In a corner of Perry Park, Evanston residents gather to pull out weeds and plant new seeds at West End Garden. But beyond the soil, something else is growing: a community grounded in abolition.  Master...

The Evanston/Skokie District 65 Education Center

A D65 drama teacher sued the district over antiracism programming. Here’s how it has unfolded so far.

February 28, 2022

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 drama teacher Stacy Deemar filed a lawsuit in June challenging the district's antiracism programming. Deemar, who is white, is represented by the Southeastern Legal...

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