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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Q&A: Family Focus talks relief efforts for incoming migrants

October 10, 2023

Chicago’s new migrant arrivals just exceeded 17,000 from the past year — but the metro area has struggled to accommodate the influx. Apart from traditional shelters, migrants have had to sleep in police...

In Focus: Refugee family arrives in Evanston, a sanctuary city in need of a welcoming system

In Focus: Refugee family arrives in Evanston, a sanctuary city in need of a welcoming system

August 2, 2023

In September 2022, married couple William Soler and Yohana Cabrera arrived in Evanston with their two sons. Their family sought refuge after receiving kidnapping and death threats from a drug cartel in...

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Residents discuss racial injustice in Evanston schools at community talk back

May 11, 2023

Local nonprofit STEM School Evanston hosted a community talk back at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center on Wednesday to discuss the findings of a research study funded by Northwestern regarding racial...

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Authors of new Evanston history book speak at EPL

April 17, 2023

The authors of “Encountering Evanston History” — a book featuring 75 stories of Evanston locations, residents and experiences— gathered at Evanston Public Library on Wednesday evening for a panel...

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Schakowsky visits Evanston, announces $1.1 million grant to childhood development nonprofit Family Focus

April 6, 2023

When U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Evanston) visited Evanston Tuesday, she didn’t come empty-handed, bringing a check worth $1.13 million for local childhood development nonprofit Family Focus. The...

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