The Daily Northwestern

Housing, youth employment discussed at Fifth Ward meeting

Kristina Karisch, Reporter

October 20, 2016

Filed under City, Local

Some Fifth Ward residents said Thursday that affordable housing solutions and the continuation of the Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program are the most crucial parts of the 2017 proposed budget to their community. Ald....

Guirgis: Seek diverse experiences in Evanston outside campus bounds

David Guirgis, Columnist

October 3, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Somewhere along the way, on a walk to a Jamaican restaurant that was only supposed to be seven minutes long, I recognized the signs of home: dilapidated storefronts, cars that weren’t shiny and new, wire fences surrounding dese...

Residents walk, talk about creating peace in Evanston

Tanner Maxwell, Reporter

September 10, 2012

Filed under City

Margaret Nelson said she dreams of walking through Evanston to catch the night sky over Lake Michigan. The city's crime is the only thing between her and that scenic stroll, she said. Nelson, a volunteer for the Youth Organization...