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


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Judge grants preliminary injunction against election slating prohibition

May 22, 2024

A Sangamon County Circuit Court judge granted a preliminary injunction Wednesday against enforcement of a recently passed Illinois law that prohibits election slating. The legislation could prevent four...

A woman holding a piece of paper. A baby is next to her.

State house passes bill to form new agency for all early childhood programs

May 14, 2024

The Illinois House passed a bill 93-18 to form the Department of Early Childhood on Thursday afternoon, bringing the proposed agency one step closer to fruition. The proposal is now headed to Gov. J.B....

An “I Voted” sticker on a purple polka dot background.

New Illinois law prohibits political parties from adding candidates to November ballot

May 6, 2024

An Illinois law prohibiting political parties from adding new state office candidates who didn’t run in the March primaries to general election ballots went into effect Friday. The law, which Gov....

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Advocacy groups petition EPA to address dangerous water quality in Illinois prisons

April 15, 2024

Fifteen environmental and prison reform groups filed an emergency petition asking the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to address dangerous water quality in Illinois prisons, organizers announced at...

Kaylyn Ahn testified before the Illinois House and Senate in 2022 to pass a bill aimed at closing a loophole in the state’s sexual assault law.

Q&A: Student activist Kaylyn Ahn talks advocating for sexual assault survivors

April 1, 2024

Warning: this article contains mentions of sexual assault and suicide. After her sexual assault case was dismissed three years ago by local law enforcement due to a legal loophole, SESP junior Kaylyn...

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