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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


The camp has hosted traditional overnight summer camps for children from third through 11th grade, as well as family camps for whole families to join in the activities, since 1924.

‘Like a small city’: Camp Echo, an Evanston fixture, celebrates centennial

February 5, 2024

​​Terry Brenner, then a recent high school graduate, joined Camp Echo as a seasonal worker in the 1980s, where she met her future husband, Jon Brenner. She said late-night conversations in cabins turned...

A photo of the exterior of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center.

The Daily Explains: What’s in Evanston’s proposed 2024 budget?

November 8, 2023

City Council is scheduled to vote on the city’s fiscal year 2024 proposed budget on Nov. 27. Since the budget was published online Oct. 6, councilmembers and residents have raised concerns about various...

Despite the sport’s growing popularity, Evanston still has no dedicated pickleball courts.

Evanston pickleballers push for dedicated courts

October 11, 2023

Three temporary pickleball nets divide the fifth floor of Evanston’s McGaw YMCA where residents of all ages can be found playing night and day. In one corner, an elementary school student plays with...

Two women wearing masks and YMCA shirts pose together in front of a window.

McGaw YMCA employees aim to empower marginalized communities through leadership networks

May 10, 2023

Alicya Dennison remembers visiting McGaw YMCA as a child growing up in Evanston. Now, Dennison, the executive assistant to McGaw’s CEO and president, feels a “familial” connection to the branch. Finding...

A hand fills in a ballot against a blue backdrop with red stars

Parsons, Rolewicz, Piekarz and Anti win election to serve on D202 Board of Education

April 4, 2023

Evanston voters elected Monique Parsons, Liz Rolewicz and Leah Piekarz to serve four-year terms on the Evanston Township High School District 202 Board of Education on Tuesday. Current school board member...

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