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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


A bulldozer sits in front of a pile of rubble. There is also a building to the left of the bulldozer.

Residents remain concerned as Ryan Field demolition nears completion

March 31, 2024

Following six weeks of demolition, the only part of Ryan Field still standing is the Leonard B. Thomas press box, located on the west side of the stadium. The north, south and east sides all lay barren. The...

People sitting in a room, some of whom are watching a person speak, hold signs that read “Enough Tax Avoidance,” “NU Chair Peter Barris is Right: Protect us from unbridled development” and “NU venue! Use NU properly on the lake = better than Ravinia!”

University-City Committee attendees walk out of meeting after NU officials decline to discuss Rebuild Ryan Field

April 16, 2023

About 40 residents and Northwestern students — out of almost 50 attendees total — walked out of the Northwestern University-City Committee meeting Wednesday night after NU representatives repeatedly...

An image of a football player wearing purple hangs on the side of a tan building.

NU pushes for Ryan Field renovation, 7th Ward neighbors criticize expected repercussions

January 18, 2023

Northwestern announced plans Sept. 28 for a complete renovation of Ryan Field. The school would revamp the stadium, limiting seat capacity but adding concerts and alcohol sales. But for residents of...

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