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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

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In Focus: As Evanston braces for its first ward redistricting in nearly two decades, residents say changing demographics speak to a lack of affordable housing

June 10, 2022

Growing up in Evanston’s 2nd Ward, Darlene Cannon lived in a mostly Black neighborhood. Since she was born in Evanston more than five decades ago, she has lived within the same four-block radius....

Ald. Bobby Burns (2nd) speaks at City Council chambers behind a dark brown dais.

Human Services Committee proposes subcommittee addressing housing displacement

October 5, 2021

Mayor Daniel Biss and Ald. Bobby Burns (5th) proposed the creation of a Here To Stay subcommittee that would encourage housing retention in Evanston, especially in the 5th Ward.  The subcommittee would...

Weinberg Prof. Bill Savage spoke to a crowd of students. He gave a talk Thursday about gentrification and his experiences as a Rogers Park native.

Weinberg Prof. Bill Savage talks gentrification in Rogers Park, social justice at community event

April 12, 2019

Bill Savage has rented and lived in Rogers Park for the past 55 years, but when he made the decision to become a homeowner, a question dawned on him: “Am I gentrifying Rogers Park?” The Weinberg...

Office Hours: Gentrification

Office Hours: Gentrification

May 28, 2017

This week on Office Hours, we sat down with sociology and African American studies Prof. Mary Pattillo, whose research focuses on the economic, social and political dynamics of Chicago neighborhoods. Pattillo...

The Spectrum Podcast: Living consciously in gentrified communities

The Spectrum Podcast: Living consciously in gentrified communities

February 3, 2016

We're proud to announce the launch of The Spectrum's podcast, where we will have conversations with our contributors about their pieces and what led them to write them. Join us as we dig deeper into the...

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