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

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


Ann Lurie was a life trustee of Northwestern and gave over $60 million over the years.

Ann Lurie, distinguished Chicago Philanthropist, dies at 79

July 1, 2024

Ann Lurie, a distinguished Chicago philanthropist with social service, health care institutions at Northwestern and globally, died Monday due to complications from a recent illness at 79.  Born and...

The Greater Chicago Food Depository donates half of the free produce, while the other half comes from wholesalers.

Produce Mobile distributes free produce, combats food insecurity in Evanston

January 9, 2024

To Shawn Iles, assistant program director at religious nonprofit Interfaith Action of Evanston, the best part of his job is getting to know regulars at Produce Mobile — a free produce market that aims...

Allison Naval (left) stands with husband David Russell (right) after finishing the Chicago Marathon on Oct. 8. She is the one millionth runner in the marathon’s history to finish the race.

NU alum Allison Naval becomes millionth runner to cross Chicago Marathon finish line

October 22, 2023

When Allison Naval’s (Weinberg ‘16) phone buzzed with repeated calls after she crossed the Chicago Marathon finish line, she said she worried it was spam – or that she had been disqualified.  Instead,...

A brown bag with a green recycling symbol stands with two cans, one with a blue label and one with a brown label, as well as a tomato. There are cucumbers and celery in the bag, which casts a shadow on the green background of the illustration.

Evanston organizations work to fight food insecurity, foster community during pandemic

February 23, 2022

As inflation rises and the pandemic continues to heighten health inequities, Jean Fies is working to make a four dollar head of lettuce more accessible for Evanston residents. Fies leads Evanston Grows,...

A large pink bowl filled with carrots, meat and greens and two cartons of orange juice. A black stick figure carrying a light pink rectangle. A rectangular barrier between the bowl and the stick figure.

ETHS senior Jacob Brodsky tackles food inaccessibility with urban agriculture survey

April 14, 2021

Evanston Township High School senior Jacob Brodsky is surveying residents on the implementation of urban agriculture throughout the city. Brodsky said the survey will inform a proposal he plans to make...

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