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

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


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History Quiz! How well do you know Evanston’s history?

May 25, 2023
Try your hand at this week's news quiz to test your knowledge of Evanston history.
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Local activism plays key role in Evanston’s climate leadership, student thesis shows

September 25, 2022

Evanston’s history of community involvement in climate activism transformed the city into an environmental leader, according to Jack Jordan’s (Weinberg ’22) honors thesis.  The American Studies...

Genevieve Forbes Herrick, Lorraine H. Morton, Teresa K. Woodruff and Sophie Davis.

Northwestern highlights exceptional women in celebration of 150 years of coeducation

October 20, 2019

This year marks the 150th anniversary of coeducation at Northwestern. One of the ways Northwestern is celebrating the anniversary is by shining light on some of the remarkable women/womxn from the University’s...

ETHS junior Chloe Ann Smith delivers the keynote speech for the Martin Luther King Day festivities. She said Evanston still has a lot of work to do to achieve King’s vision

MLK day celebrations call for equality, unity in Evanston

January 21, 2019

Evanston community members called for equality and unity at an event on Saturday, as the city celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day with performances and speeches at the Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center. The...

Shorefront founder Dino Robinson stands among archives. The city will honorarily name a portion of Church St. after Robinson for his work preserving Black history in the North Shore.

Evanston Organizes: Evanston’s black community lacked recognition for decades. Shorefront Legacy Center aims to give it to them.

November 8, 2018

This story is part of a series of profiles of activist and community groups across Evanston. In 1995, Dino Robinson — anxious to explore the city’s black history — picked apart local archives,...

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