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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

Illustration by Beatrice Villaflor

In Focus: NU-affiliated political action committee makes ‘friends’ with lawmakers

November 20, 2023

Evanston P.O. Box 62 may seem indiscriminate among hundreds of others in the city’s ornate post office. However, it’s registered with an organization that spends thousands of dollars annually dispatching...

An illustration depicting types of phones on the left, with an outline of Illinois to the right. Pins on Illinois mark out 988 Lifeline crisis centers.

‘There’s no one-size-fits-all solution’: Over a year after the 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline’s national implementation, local and statewide measures lag behind

November 8, 2023

Content warning: This article has mentions of suicidal ideation.  The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline, formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, launched nationally in July 2022...

Activists and politicians from Evanston and Chicago gathered to support abortion rights on Sunday.

‘We can win this battle:’ Evanston residents, politicians rally for abortion rights

October 16, 2023

Content Warning: This story contains mentions of sexual assault. Poet and dancer Sunshine Lombré shared a spoken word piece about reproductive rights and sexual violence to a crowd of listeners dressed...

Cutouts of State Rep. Robyn Gabel and State Sen. Laura Fine with dark blue shadows over a sketch of a government building on a light blue background.

Evanston’s state representatives’ biggest accomplishments in 2023 legislative session

May 29, 2023

The Illinois General Assembly’s 103rd session came to a close early Saturday morning. Over the past four and a half months, Evanston’s legislators in Springfield prioritized health care, environmental...

Gov. J.B. Pritzker speaks at a podium

Pritzker proposes 2024 fiscal year budget, focuses on education and behavioral health

February 15, 2023

Gov. J.B. Pritzker delivered his State of the State address Wednesday, proposing budget allocations for the 2024 fiscal year and highlighting plans to improve access to education and behavioral health...

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