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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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‘There is more love somewhere:’ Evanston faith leaders unite to support local reparations fund

June 13, 2022

Sixteen Evanston faith leaders gathered in Fountain Square Monday afternoon to sign a formal commitment to support the local reparations fund.  “We as religious leaders have moral suasion and responsibility...

Picture of the Beth Emet Free Synagogue from the outside with snow on the ground.

Local leaders respond to recent uptick in attacks against the Jewish community

February 9, 2022

Content warning: This story contains mentions of antisemitic attacks. On Jan. 31, Chicago police responded to multiple antisemtitic vandalism attacks regarding an individual painting swastikas on synagogues...

An undetailed person talking into a microphone being held in their face. In the background, bespeckled with blue dots and red accents, there is a sketch in the likeness of Mayor-elect Daniel Biss.

Evanston residents, electees and organizers talk election results, future political action

April 30, 2021

In the wake of Evanston’s election results getting finalized, organizers, electees and residents said they are looking forward to the potential for positive change under new local officials. Candidates...

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Community organizer Stephanie Mendoza receives 70.82 percent of vote, becoming Evanston’s next city clerk

April 6, 2021

Candidate Stephanie Mendoza is projected to be Evanston’s next city clerk and the first Latinx resident to sit on the dais, according to unofficial results from the Cook County Clerk’s Office.  Mendoza...

Over 150 Evanston residents stand on the lawn of a park. The grass is green and flat. There are barren trees in the background. The sky is blue and the sun is in the upper right corner.

Community leaders decry anti-Asian racism in community vigil

April 5, 2021

Maricar Ramos, executive director of Evanston Cradle to Career, donned a bright red jacket as she spoke to over 150 Evanston residents during a Thursday vigil at Lovelace Park. “Too often, racism...

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