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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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Sports, science and sun: Evanston releases youth summer camp offerings

May 12, 2022

If you have yet to fall victim to the “Baby Shark” earworm, look no further than Evanston’s roster of youth summer camps. A “Baby Shark” camp in Bent Park, where campers discover music through...

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The Daily Explains: Updated city, state COVID-19 guidelines in light of omicron subvariant prevalence

May 12, 2022

Evanston stopped publishing COVID-19 test positivity rates April 28 due to shifts in federal reporting requirements, according to Health and Human Services Director Ike Ogbo.  The change occurred shortly...

A collection of masks in front of a box of COVID-19 antigen tests and a bottle of green hand sanitizer.

NU COVID-19 positivity rate reaches highest of the pandemic as University announces it has no plans to increase mitigation measures

May 6, 2022

Northwestern’s positivity rate reached the highest reported throughout the pandemic at 7.40%, according to University data published Friday, with campus opened to full capacity and no changes to testing...

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Evanston moves to “Medium” transmission level due to significant case rise, no longer reports COVID-19 positivity rate

May 5, 2022

Evanston has moved to a "Medium" transmission level due to a significant rise in new reported positive COVID-19 cases.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this transmission...

A blue box of COVID-19 tests is propped up next to a green hand sanitizer bottle to the right. In front are three different types of masks stacked upon one another.

City reports almost no change to new COVID-19 cases, does not report positivity rate

April 28, 2022

Evanston reported 212 new COVID-19 cases this week, two more than last week. The city could not report a positivity rate this week, because the Illinois Department of Public Health did not provide the...

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