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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

Carolyn Golmon, 74, guards her spot to watch the Evanston Fourth of July Parade. She and other attendees pick their spots, sometimes days in advance, and reserve them using chairs and blankets.

Parade pros set up camp early at Fourth of July parade

July 5, 2017

Carolyn Golmon’s Fourth of July festivities started at 5:30 a.m. on July 1, four days before the actual holiday. Golmon has spent the last 45 years attempting to find the perfect spot to watch the...

Annie Rose Goldman leads the Evanston Fourth of July Parade as the Grand Marshal. The 9-year-old was given the honor after writing a letter to Hasbro asking the company to add Rey, the female protagonist of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, to its Star Wars Monopoly set.

Young activist leads Evanston’s Fourth of July Parade

July 6, 2016

As the Evanston Fourth of July parade traveled down Central Street, all eyes were trained on 9-year-old Annie Rose Goldman. In January, Goldman pressed Hasbro to add a game piece based on Rey, the female...

Captured: The Fourth Awakens in Evanston

Captured: The Fourth Awakens in Evanston

July 6, 2016

Welcome to The Daily's photo blog: Captured. This will be a space to share photos by The Daily's staff as well as photos from members of our community. Students can submit entries to be considered from...

Walter Jackson, son of Alfred Jackson, watches the Evanston Fourth of July parade on Central Street with other members of the family.  Alfred Jackson, who died in 2012 at age 91, was a trustee of the citys Fourth of July Association.

Legacy of Evanston Fourth of July devotee lives on in annual family reunion

July 6, 2015

When the late Alfred Jackson began gathering his family to celebrate the Fourth of July in Evanston, Dwight D. Eisenhower was president of the United States. Sixty years later, the tradition continues...

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