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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


In front of a background including lines signifying maps, a white hand passes a note that says “reparations” to a black hand.

Community advocates celebrate direct cash payment reparations option but push for more funding

May 29, 2023

In March, City Council approved a direct cash payment option for all recipients of the city’s reparations program, following years of community advocacy for the option. However, many local activists...

The entrance of a building with two purple flowers out of focus in the camera.

City Council candidates talk budget, city services and Ryan Field rebuild at virtual forum

March 30, 2023

City Council candidates for the 2nd and 9th Ward discussed Evanston’s budget, city services and Northwestern’s Rebuild Ryan Field project at a virtual forum Wednesday. Candidates for the 2nd Ward...

Exterior of the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Education Center, a brick building with large windows.

District 65 candidates speak at virtual forum about education plans

February 17, 2023

Candidates for the Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education spoke about their plans for the district at a virtual forum Thursday hosted by Evanston Live TV. Sergio Hernandez, president...

Meleika Gardner and Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, both dressed in black t-shirts with over-ear headphones on, chat into microphones in a recording studio with tan walls.

Meleika Gardner, Rep. La Shawn K. Ford bring trauma work, community healing on the air with Chicago Heal initiative

November 19, 2021

Content warning: This story contains mentions of gun violence. After collaborating with Rep. La Shawn K. Ford on two state education bills in 2020, Evanston Live TV founder Meleika Gardner told Ford...

The city took down a Halloween display that some residents said evoked lynching. It sparked a wider conversation about Halloween decorations.

October 25, 2021

Content warning: This story contains mentions of lynching. When resident and Evanston Live TV founder Meleika Gardner saw the Halloween display in person, her back clenched in pain.  Gardner, a...

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