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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

The front of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, a red brick building with a concrete entryway.

The Daily Explains: Political turnover in Evanston has welcomed newcomers at high rates. Here’s what you need to know about our city’s fledgling leaders.

May 18, 2022

Content warning: This article contains mentions of sexual assault.  With a new city manager selection on the horizon, Evanston’s cohort of new leaders continues to expand.  In areas like education...

Sebastian Nalls looks away from the camera. He is wearing grey, yellow and a blue face mask.

Former mayoral candidate Sebastian Nalls looks to fill 9th Ward council seat

January 6, 2022

Former Evanston mayoral candidate and Purdue University senior Sebastian Nalls will pursue the vacant 9th Ward council seat. Ald. Cicely Fleming (9th) announced her resignation in December and said...

A drawing of a Black person’s hand holding a scale, with a house on one side and cash on the other. Text at the top says The Fight For Reparations.

In Focus: With the eyes of a nation on Evanston, the first step of the historic reparations program faces pushback

March 12, 2021

On a December day in 2019, hundreds of Evanston residents sang, cheered and cried together in the pews of the First Church of God in celebration of the first funded Black reparations program in the city...

A man stands behind a press microphone stand in front of a MedMed glass storefront. He has sheets of papers in his hand and is gesturing towards a crowd of listeners.

Ahead of Council vote, community group holds demonstration to voice criticisms of reparations program

March 8, 2021

Community group Evanston Rejects Racist Reparations held a demonstration and press conference Saturday outside of the MedMen cannabis dispensary. The group, which launched on Facebook last Sunday,...

The Weekly: Week Seven Recap

The Weekly: Week Seven Recap

March 1, 2021

On Tuesday Feb. 23, former Illinois state Sen. Daniel Biss was elected Evanston’s next mayor after gaining over 70 percent of votes. This concludes a campaign trail that started in Sept. when Biss publicly...

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