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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

NAACP seeking donations after fire displaced 12

February 24, 2022

Evanston NAACP’s Civic Engagement Committee is collecting gently used household items to support families who lost their homes to a building fire.  Evanston Fire Department said on Monday that a...

A photo of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, a tall red brick building with stone archways around the doors.

Evanston Together LLC prompts controversy about Evanston governing style ahead of April 6 election

April 1, 2021

In the weeks leading up to the April 6 municipal elections, Evanston Together LLC, a recently formed political organization, has become the subject of a citywide controversy after sending a series of mailers...

Candidates sparred over the role of the city manager in a NAACP forum Tuesday. Erika Storlie was confirmed as Evanston’s city manager in October.

Aldermanic candidates debate mayor-council model, reparations at NAACP forum

March 4, 2021

Aldermanic candidates debated shifting Evanston’s government from a council-manager form to a “strong mayor” form during a forum Tuesday. The forum, hosted by the Evanston NAACP focused on reparations,...

A screenshot of the Facebook page for the community group, Evanston Rejects Racist Reparations.

Community group seeks to delay vote on reparations they call “racist”

March 3, 2021

A group of residents has launched a campaign to pressure City Council from voting to approve distribution of the first $400,000 of the city’s reparations fund, characterizing the current reparations...

At an equity committee meeting Tuesday, a co-chair and facilitator of Niles Township High Schools District 219 said she feels like the task force was set up to fail.

As D219 data shows disproportionate discipline of Black students, security task force member says they are “set up to fail”

January 20, 2021

The Niles Township High Schools District 219 Safety and Security/School Resource Officer task force — which seeks to reform the district’s current security model — has been “set up to fail,”...

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