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 University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


Evanston Community Fridges is a mutual aid network that provides access to free food to residents throughout Evanston.

Evanston Community Fridges faces financial struggle, seeks donations to sustain free food access

November 16, 2023

On street corners and sidewalks across the city, passersby might notice colorful fridges, stocked with food for anyone who might need it.  But the group that manages these fridges is experiencing a...

A man in a suit looks through his glasses and speaks into a microphone at the City Council dais.

City Council postpones final decision on plastic bag tax

January 10, 2023

City Council voted 8-1 to refer a 15-cent plastic bag tax back to the Human Services Committee on Monday.  The council considered an ordinance that would levy the tax on all carry-out plastic bags...

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Kelsey Bednar