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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

A woman with glasses, wearing a white shirt stands in front of a photograph of two girls in Potawatomi regalia.

Sharon Hoogstraten’s photography exhibit aims to preserve Potawatomi culture

August 8, 2022

Photography is a vessel for cultural preservation for Sharon Hoogstraten, giving dignity and visibility to a native community that has often been unable to control its own image, she said. Hoogstraten,...

Two models stand in the middle of the frame wearing black, light blue and white while an audience watches them from behind.

‘Rebirth’: UNITY Charity Fashion Show hosts first in-person show since 2019

May 15, 2022

UNITY Charity Fashion Show held its annual show May 12 with the theme “Rebirth,” reflecting the event’s first return to in-person productions since 2019. The group partnered with Arts of Life,...

The exterior of a storefront. The wall is brick painted purple. A large banner above the door reads, “The WasteShed Evanston,” also in purple. There is a purple sign with whales on it that reads, “Enter to the right.”

The WasteShed Evanston brings creative reuse to the North Shore

January 6, 2022

Not everyone would expect to see a coffin-turned-ball-pit when they walk into an art store, but at The WasteShed in Evanston, customers can see exactly that and more unique, donated items.  “People...

A pair of folded blue jeans on top of a tan canvas bag, both with rainbows and hearts sewn on.

Artist and shop owner Barbara Ruiz talks upcycling, sustainability in fashion

March 8, 2021

Where most people see a dish towel, artist Barbara Ruiz sees a shirt waiting to be upcycled. “Each piece lets me know what it’s going to be next in that weird, artsy way,” she said. The Evanston-based...

The founders of the Romphim. The group met while pursuing graduate degrees at the Kellogg School of Management.

The rise and fall of the RompHim: How a viral sensation was born and the reason it came to an end

March 5, 2020

The Monthly The RompHim is dead. Long live the RompHim in our hearts. The viral clothing sensation that spawned dozens of summer ’fits, memes and copycat garments is no more, the company...

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