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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

Evanston reels after violent Fourth of July

July 6, 2022

Content Warning: This story contains mentions of gun violence and death. Evanston kicked off its 100th Fourth of July celebration at 9 a.m. Monday morning with sack races and the egg toss. Shortly after,...

Crawford: What makes barbecue so good?

Crawford: What makes barbecue so good?

July 5, 2022

Barbecue is one of the best ways to prepare meat, but why is it so delicious? Maybe it’s the sauce or the cut of meat. Or maybe not even the meat at all, maybe the sides: grilled corn, mac and cheese...

Evanston cancels Fourth of July celebrations after shooting at Highland Park parade

July 4, 2022

Content warning: this story contains mentions of gun violence and blood. Authorities are still searching for the suspect following a mass shooting during Highland Park’s Fourth of July Parade. An...

An illustration of a laptop on a blue background. On the screen, it reads “A Community United Cannot Be Divided” in black against an American flag.

Evanston’s Fourth of July cancellation receives right-wing criticism

June 28, 2021

In March, Evanston’s 2021 Fourth of July festivities were canceled due to public health concerns. But just weeks before the celebration was initially planned, the cancellation — and the city — got...

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Northwestern to extend Fourth of July holiday for summer classes running longer than three weeks

May 3, 2021

Classes running longer than three weeks this summer will break for an extended Fourth of July holiday weekend, Provost Kathleen Hagerty announced in a Thursday email. The extended weekend will be two...

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