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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

Northwestern Prison Education Program Director Jennifer Lackey meets with students at Logan Correctional Facility in a circle.

Northwestern Prison Education Program establishes bachelor’s program to advance education for the incarcerated

May 22, 2022

General Studies student Broderick Hollins first learned about Northwestern and Oakton Community College’s opportunities for incarcerated degree-seekers from a memo board in the Danville Correctional...

Man in a gray suit speaks from behind a wooden podium.

‘Just Mercy’ author Bryan Stevenson delivers One Book One Northwestern keynote

May 3, 2022

Author and lawyer Bryan Stevenson spoke about the criminal justice system and racial equity in the One Book One Northwestern keynote address Tuesday. His speech was followed by a conversation with NU...

Eight women sitting in school desks in a circle smiling

NPEP expands to provide higher education to incarcerated women

January 23, 2022

After expanding to include students at the all-female Logan Correctional Center, Northwestern Prison Education Program has overcome obstacles from the pandemic, location and facility restrictions to provide...

EPD vehicles. On Monday, multiple claims against police chief Demitrous Cook and the city were dismissed.

Defunding 101: What does it mean to “defund the police” and why is it gaining traction?

June 18, 2020

In the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of Minneapolis police, the Black Lives Matter movement and calls to address systemic racism and police brutality have taken center stage in nationwide...

Activists protest outside the Cook County Jail calling for the mass release of incarcerated prisoners, April 7.

As Cook County Jail cases balloon, activists advocate for inmates

April 12, 2020

The nation’s largest known source of coronavirus infections lies around 25 miles from Northwestern’s Evanston campus. As of Saturday evening, 304 inmates at Cook County Jail have tested positive...

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