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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

Judith (left) and Natalie (right) Raanan. The mother and daughter have been released for “humanitarian reasons,” officials confirmed Friday.

Vigil honors Evanston residents taken hostage in Israel as community copes with ongoing violence

October 13, 2023

Chabad of Evanston hosted a vigil Thursday night for congregants Judith and Natalie Raanan, who were taken hostage by Hamas while on a trip to southern Israel earlier this week. According to family...

An image of a red sign sitting outside Orrington Elementary School reads “Evanston Skokie School District Orrington Elementary School.”

D65 expands teacher residency program and introduces teacher apprenticeship program to strengthen community impact

October 5, 2022

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 launched a new teacher apprenticeship program to improve an existing teacher residency program this September, addressing an anticipated teacher shortage and hiring a...

The front of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, a red brick building with a concrete entryway.

The Daily Explains: Political turnover in Evanston has welcomed newcomers at high rates. Here’s what you need to know about our city’s fledgling leaders.

May 18, 2022

Content warning: This article contains mentions of sexual assault.  With a new city manager selection on the horizon, Evanston’s cohort of new leaders continues to expand.  In areas like education...

A green circle with an icon of a bus. Its surrounded by pink and green leaves.

With new electric school bus grant, District 65 looks to reduce carbon emissions and tackle financial barriers

May 16, 2022

Like many school districts, Evanston/Skokie School District 65 transports its students, spread across 18 schools and nine wards, in diesel-fueled school buses. For local parents like Joey Hailpern, a District...

A picture of Evanston Township High School’s exterior.

District 65, District 202 discuss expanding 2014 literacy goal at joint meeting

February 23, 2022

Evanston/Skokie School District 65 and Evanston Township High School/District 202 discussed expanding their shared literacy goal to include social-emotional learning during a Tuesday joint meeting.  Assistant...

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