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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

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City Council introduces ordinance to grant Connections for the Homeless rooming house permit

May 9, 2023

City Council voted Monday night to introduce an ordinance that would grant Connections for the Homeless a permit to operate a rooming house at the Margarita Inn.   The motion passed 6-2. At its April...

Ald. Cicely Fleming (9th) speaks from behind the dais at a 2020 meeting.

City Council hears resident concerns in first public hearing on 2022 budget

October 26, 2021

Residents voiced concerns about the amounts allocated in the city’s proposed 2022 budget for key public buildings and residential facilities Monday during the first of two public hearings. Many resident...

The 2020 Democratic race began with the most diverse group of candidates in the nation’s history. As the field narrowed, the absence of racial diversity was as evident as that of policy proposals.

Vote Blue No Matter Who?: Evanston residents weigh in on the current state of the 2020 Democratic race

April 22, 2020

In February, the Democratic Party of Evanston announced the group would not endorse any presidential candidate ahead of the primary. Members of DPOE failed to reach a consensus, the group had said. Now,...

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders’s (I-Vt.) campaign office in Indianola, Iowa. Sanders has 21 field offices scattered throughout Iowa.

Evanston residents canvass for 2020 candidates in Iowa ahead of caucus

February 2, 2020

All eyes are on the state of Iowa, where the caucuses could shift the tide of the Democratic presidential race. The Iowa caucuses, considered one of the most important stages in the presidential primaries,...

Electoral Board sustains objection to Evanston Voter Initiative

Electoral Board sustains objection to Evanston Voter Initiative

January 16, 2020

The Municipal Officers Electoral Board sustained the objection to the Evanston Voter Initiative in a 2-1 vote during their hearing Wednesday, but the petitioners and supporters of the initiative claimed...

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