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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

About 400 students left handprints in the colors of the Palestinian flag on The Rock Wednesday.

Students repaint The Rock for Palestinian liberation after original message was painted over

January 25, 2024

After messages in support of Palestine on The Rock were painted over Sunday, close to 400 students added their handprints to The Rock Wednesday in solidarity with Palestinian liberation.  The weekend...

Everything Evanston: MLK Day Celebration features several local performers

Everything Evanston: MLK Day Celebration features several local performers

January 16, 2024

    A look into the Evanston MLK Day celebration and performers’ creative processes behind their performances. [MC4 singing “Stand Up”] ANAVI PRAKASH: That was MC4 Music,...

A candlelight vigil at Alice Millar Chapel is among the events honoring Martin Luther King Jr. this weekend.

Here is how you can honor Martin Luther King Jr. weekend in Evanston

January 10, 2024

This coming weekend is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and businesses and organizations around Evanston are planning events around the city to commemorate the holiday.  Here’s how to honor the holiday...

A purple sign that reads “Northwestern University.”

Northwestern will recognize Juneteenth as a University holiday

February 22, 2022

Northwestern will recognize Juneteenth as an official holiday starting this year, the University announced in a Tuesday news release.  Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, when some of the last enslaved...

A blue sign reads “Walk for Warmth” in white letters and sits on a snowy ground. A rainbow flag is visible in the background.

Interfaith Action’s Walk for Warmth commemorates Martin Luther King Jr.

January 18, 2022

About 500 Evanston residents and members of various religious congregations gathered at First United Methodist Church Monday morning to participate in Walk for Warmth, where community members walked two...

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