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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

Max Sansing is cutting a red ribbon standing in front of his mural that depicts two faces looking out at a grayish blue sky. Two people stand on each side of Max Sansing holding the red ribbon.

Evanston Mural Arts Program paints the town, unveiling two new murals

September 21, 2022

The Evanston Mural Arts Program has unveiled two new murals. Situated at the new senior living development Trulee Evanston, a mural by Molly Zakrajsek depicts an abstract night garden and another work...

Evanston Mural Arts Program uplifts community through art

August 3, 2022

Launched in 2017, the Evanston Mural Arts Program aims to make art available to everyone. The program partners with community organizations, schools and businesses to transform walls into works of art....

An aerial shot of Evanston with a photoshopped pink sky.

Soaring hummingbirds and bright flowers: Art Encounter helps plan for a mural in the Custer Oasis

May 19, 2022

Under the train tracks on Main Street and along Custer Avenue, the walls are cracked, dry and covered in weeds. Local business owners Diana Hamann and Eric Young said they’ve been trying to cover the...

Evanston Live TV owner Meleika Gardner educates, advocates, inspires

Evanston Live TV owner Meleika Gardner educates, advocates, inspires

February 8, 2021

When Meleika Gardner founded Evanston Live TV in 2016, she threw herself into the work, filming her conversations with Evanston municipal election candidates as they drove around the city in her car. “I...

Mural by Cheri Lee Charlton at Ridgeville Park District. The mural was one of two created as part of the Evanston Mural Arts Program since March 2020

Muralists bring beauty to Evanston during pandemic

February 1, 2021

A large mural reading “I am Evanston Strong” decorates the wall outside of the La Principal restaurant on Main Street, serving as a reminder to Evanstonians to remain positive in light of this...

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