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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

A person sits against a stone wall, on the other side is a green and yellow gradient on a bank statement, and a red house.

Stimulus checks prove inaccessible for people experiencing homelessness

April 14, 2021

People experiencing homelessness have faced barriers in receiving stimulus checks even though they are eligible, Mary Frances Charlton, a youth health attorney, said. The American Rescue Plan, a $1.9...

A blue background and multiple illustrations of the COVID-19 virus around the screen depicted as green circles with red spikes. There are multiple vials of the COVID-19 vaccine in the graphic with a large vial at the center with a large needle at the center of the image in front of the largest vial.

As eligibility varies across the state, Evanston residents struggle to secure local vaccination appointments

April 12, 2021

When Chris Granner, 63, became eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, he jumped on the opportunity to register through the city of Evanston’s website — but soon realized he was not going to find an appointment...

Community members get samples from various local food vendors at the fourth annual Taste of Evanston. Evanston’s food pantries and their partner businesses will continue to serve meals to food-insecure residents this winter.

Evanston food pantries and soup kitchens prepare for winter

January 22, 2021

Navigating post-holiday lulls and cold weather complications, Evanston’s food pantries and their partner businesses will continue to serve meals to food-insecure residents this winter. Leslie Shulruff,...

Local organizations and the city have worked to provide rent assistance and educate residents on tenant protections. But concerns remain over a potential eviction crisis as unpaid rent continues to pile up.

Despite city, community response, eviction threat persists

November 18, 2020

Eight months after the United States began COVID-19 shutdowns, Evanston is taking new measures to combat the looming threat of mass evictions when state and federal moratoriums expire in December. But...

In Focus: In an industry ravaged by COVID-19, Evanston hotels struggle to make ends meet

In Focus: In an industry ravaged by COVID-19, Evanston hotels struggle to make ends meet

November 5, 2020

Last fall, David Reynolds was hesitant to sell his hotel. The Homestead, a boutique hotel, had been an Evanston mainstay in the hospitality industry since before the Great Depression. For nearly 40...

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