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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 picture of a Northwestern football player on the outside wall of the Ryan Field stadium.

Residents frustrated that ‘five folks with a vote’ intend to approve NU’s MOU

November 16, 2023

Residents expressed frustrations about Northwestern’s proposed Memorandum of Understanding — and councilmembers’ intention to approve the agreement — at a town hall meeting Thursday. Over 40...

Residents held opposing signs in the Evanston City Council chambers as the body discussed Northwestern’s Rebuild Ryan Field project on Oct. 30.

City Council narrowly introduces Ryan Field concert plan, setting up contentious November vote

October 31, 2023

After a contentious public comment period featuring more than 100 speakers Monday night, City Council narrowly voted to introduce ordinances allowing Northwestern’s plans to rebuild Ryan Field and host...

The announcement came just hours before City Council’s Monday night meeting, where councilmembers will introduce and begin discussing two ordinances to rebuild Ryan Field and rezone the area for concerts.

NU proposes $100 million community benefits agreement amid Ryan Field talks

October 30, 2023

Northwestern has submitted a draft community benefits agreement to the city of Evanston, committing $100 million to initiatives that could help serve city residents amid the Ryan Field rebuild, the university...

A rendering of the affordable housing development on South Boulevard that City Council approved Monday. Ald. Juan Geracaris (9th) said the approval is a win for Evanston renters.

City Council unanimously approves South Boulevard affordable housing development

October 26, 2023

Following several months of deliberation, City Council unanimously approved a 60-unit affordable housing development on South Boulevard at its Oct. 23 meeting.  As housing costs in the city continue...

After the Land Use Commission collectively heard 13 hours of testimony about Ryan Field, these ordinances will be the only topic of discussion at the meeting.

City Council to discuss Ryan Field in special meeting Oct. 30

October 19, 2023

City Council will host a special meeting on Oct. 30 to discuss Northwestern’s Rebuild Ryan Field project, including the zoning amendment that would allow Northwestern to host concerts at the new stadium.  According...

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