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

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


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Evanston residents express heartbreak, shock in aftermath of Highland Park shooting

July 7, 2022

Content warning: this story contains mentions of gun violence and death. Maliwan Diemer woke up Monday morning planning to participate in Evanston’s Fourth of July parade that afternoon. Just before...

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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