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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


Hiredesai: When will it end? Mass shootings in America

Hiredesai: When will it end? Mass shootings in America

May 25, 2022

Content warning: This story discusses gun violence and death. I learned how to hide from gunmen as a 7-year-old when our elementary school first instituted code red drills. I think we were actually...

Toppling the Trigger: Following 8th Ward shootings, victims’ loved ones search for hope

October 25, 2019

There were no murders in Evanston’s 8th Ward in the five years leading up to 2016. In the last three years, the ward and its surrounding areas have seen three gun homicides. In our latest episode of...

Evanston Township High School student Rie’onna Holman speaks at a Family Action Network Fellows event Wednesday. Panelists discussed mass shootings and gun violence in Chicago.

Youth activists, former FBI agent talk gun violence in Chicago at ETHS event

May 24, 2018

To 15-year-old Rie’onna Holman, the solution to violence in Chicago and mass shootings is simple: stricter gun laws. At Evanston Township High School, Holman, fellow teenage representative Diamondlee...

Gresik: Armed school resource officers present immediate relief to gun violence

May 22, 2018

Dixon, Illinois and Santa Fe, Texas. Two towns and two high schools. Two ordinary school days and two different end results. These towns — roughly 1,000 miles apart — took divergent turns vis-à-vis...

Sainati: Gun reform must go beyond NRA, Second Amendment

March 4, 2018

In the aftermath of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that resulted in thedeath of 17 people, many corporations such as Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Hertz and Enterprise have...

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