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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 lake beach just before sunset, with small snow banks on the sand.

Law firm releases report on investigation into 2020 lakefront misconduct allegations

April 11, 2022

Content Warning: This story contains mentions of physical violence and sexual misconduct, including sexual assault. On the heels of the resignations of Evanston officials associated with concealing...

The Evanston lakefront at sunset.

Director of Parks and Recreation Lawrence Hemingway resigns amid lakefront sexual misconduct allegations

February 22, 2022

Content Warning: This article contains mentions of sexual assault Evanston’s Director of Parks and Recreation Lawrence Hemingway resigned Monday, according to a WBEZ report.  Hemingway was appointed...

A box of COVID-19 tests and a bottle of hand sanitizer. In the foreground are three types of COVID-19 masks.

Researchers assess nationwide COVID-19 attitudes and masking adherence

January 28, 2022

The COVID States Project, co-led by political science Prof. Jamie Druckman, tracks varying attitudes and responses to public health guidance across the U.S. Three of their most recent reports examined...

An exterior shot of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, a red-brick building with a tan stone entryway, big silver lettering and a black door with a curved windowpane.

Parks and Recreation Department’s top deputy resigns, takes job in Lincolnwood

October 14, 2021

Karen Hawk, Evanston Parks and Recreation Department’s assistant director, resigned to become chief of the Lincolnwood parks department.  Hawk has worked for the city since 2003, serving in a variety...

Mayor Daniel Biss looks down while sitting at his desk.

Councilmembers release formal apology addressing lakefront sexual harassment claims

October 5, 2021

Mayor Daniel Biss read a formal apology Monday night on behalf of City Council regarding the city’s response to allegations of sexual harassment and abuse among lakefront staff.  “We are committed...

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