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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

A head shot of Karen Singer in a green sweater standing in front of a brick wall.

Preparing for retirement, Karen Singer reflects on 18 years of leadership, expansion at YWCA Evanston/North Shore

May 19, 2022

Content warning: This article contains mention of domestic abuse and anti-Black hate crimes.  When Karen Singer started working as YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s interim executive director in August...

Planned Parenthood Generation Now members. Generation Now and Alternative Student Breaks have recently teamed up to adopt a room at local domestic violence shelter Mary Lou’s Place.

Alternative Student Breaks and Generation Action adopt room in Evanston’s domestic violence shelter

April 16, 2019

Alternative Student Breaks and the Northwestern chapter of Planned Parenthood Generation Action have teamed up to adopt a room in Mary Lou’s Place, a domestic violence shelter in Evanston. Mary Lou’s...

Former Communication professor creates web series on domestic violence

April 19, 2017

After working at a domestic violence center for women and children, Mia McCullough realized it would be the right setting for her first TV show. McCullough, a former Communication professor, started...

Thrift House, a Junior League of Evanston-North Shore program, recently reopened after undergoing renovations. The thrift store has been around Evanston for more than 75 years and offers low-cost clothing, books and houseware.

Evanston thrift store undergoes renovations to attract community members

March 3, 2016

Ever since its beginnings in 1940, Thrift House, a Junior League of Evanston-North Shore program, has served as a low-cost thrift store serving the community’s women and children. The business has...

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