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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

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) speaks at a celebration Sunday for Frances Willard’s 178th birthday. Schakowsky won re-election Tuesday.

Schakowsky talks leadership at Frances Willard birthday celebration

September 25, 2017

U.S. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) shared her experience with leadership at a storytelling event Sunday honoring controversial suffragette Frances Willard’s 178th birthday. Nearly 150 people gathered...

A production of the play “Dead Man Walking” will premiere at Evanston’s Piven Theatre Workshop this weekend. The play is part of the new Quality of Mercy Project, which seeks to explore issues such as the death penalty and racial injustice through a series of arts programming.

Quality of Mercy Project created to spur conversation about death penalty, criminal justice

April 14, 2016

A&E For the Piven Theatre Workshop’s executive director Leslie Brown, art can serve as a launchpad to delve into larger issues. That’s why the Evanston-based theater company started the Quality...

Evanston aldermen give Piven more time to find new space

July 24, 2013

Evanston aldermen Monday postponed a vote on Piven Theatre Workshop's controversial expansion plan, giving the group more time to explore other options, including a downtown location. City Council tabled...

Evanston resident Jordan Zoot spoke against the citys proposed assault weapons ban at Mondays City Council meeting. Aldermen decided to delay a vote on the ban until their meeting next week.

Evanston aldermen put off weapons ban vote, approve Pritzker bed-and-breakfast

July 9, 2013

Evanston aldermen delayed voting on a proposed assault weapons ban Monday night as they took on three issues that have repeatedly sparked heated debate over the past few months. The ban was held for...

The Evanston Childrens Choir practices at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St. The City Council revoked relocation notices to the choir and arts center tenant Maggie Weiss on Monday.

City Council revokes Noyes tenants’ relocation notices

April 23, 2013

Evanston Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl announced Monday night that the city will not relocate two tenants in the Noyes Cultural Arts Center, changing course from an earlier decision that raised controversy this...

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