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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

Hiredesai: When will it end? Mass shootings in America

Hiredesai: When will it end? Mass shootings in America

May 25, 2022

Content warning: This story discusses gun violence and death. I learned how to hide from gunmen as a 7-year-old when our elementary school first instituted code red drills. I think we were actually...

A Black gun with a red cancel symbol over it. The text on the red symbol says “Gun Violence Prevention Evanston.” The background is light blue.

Local advocates stress intersectional and non-punitive approaches to gun violence prevention

May 12, 2021

This story contains mentions of gun violence and domestic violence. After nationwide firearm deaths reached a 20-year high in 2020, Evanston- and Illinois-based  advocates are pushing for further implementation...

Evanston Township High School, 1600 Dodge Ave.

ETHS students hold voter registration drives at basketball games

February 4, 2020

Students at Evanston Township High School are bringing politics to a new arena: the basketball court. At two basketball games in January — one on Jan. 10 and one on Jan. 17 — members of the ETHS...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students Samantha Fuentes and Jaclyn Corin shared stories about advocating for gun violence prevention since the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida with fellow activist DeRay McKesson.

Survivors of Parkland shooting say gun activism has ‘awoke a generation’

December 10, 2018

March For Our Lives activist Samantha Fuentes does not look injured — she wears boots with heels and makeup like other women her age, and speaks sarcastically with a sense of humor. But Fuentes,...

DeRay Mckesson and Parkland activists to discuss gun violence and civil disobedience during campus event

December 3, 2018

Black Lives Matter activist and Pod Save The People host DeRay Mckesson will join two student activists from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Saturday to discuss activism and gun violence at “Guns,...

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