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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

Councilmembers turn towards a speaker at left with a person in a short-sleeved collared shirt in the foreground.

City Council debates underage drinking, public drunkenness laws at Monday meeting

July 27, 2022

City Council debated two ordinances related to underage drinking and public drunkenness, which were both ultimately referred to the Alternatives to Arrest Committee, at Monday’s meeting. The first...

Ald. Peter Braithwaite speaks into a microphone with one hand pointing.

City Council says goodbye to Peter Braithwaite and Kelley Gandurski at Monday meeting

July 12, 2022

Monday’s City Council meeting was full of goodbyes.  Councilmembers and Evanston residents honored Ald. Peter Braithwaite (2nd) and interim city manager Kelley Gandurski, in their final meeting before...

Ald. Jonathan Nieuwsma (4th) stands with Interim City Manager Kelley Gandurski. On Tuesday, Nieuwsma led the city’s second Redistricting Committee meeting to plan out the redistricting process.

Evanston Redistricting Committee discusses need for community engagement in planning meeting

June 28, 2022

Residents can expect Evanston’s ward map to look a little different next year.  Evanston’s Redistricting Committee met Tuesday to discuss criteria for redrawing the city’s ward boundaries and...

A person drawing the map of Evanston, with multiple drafts strewn around them.

In Focus: As Evanston braces for its first ward redistricting in nearly two decades, residents say changing demographics speak to a lack of affordable housing

June 10, 2022

Growing up in Evanston’s 2nd Ward, Darlene Cannon lived in a mostly Black neighborhood. Since she was born in Evanston more than five decades ago, she has lived within the same four-block radius....

The front of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, a red brick building with a concrete entryway.

The Daily Explains: Political turnover in Evanston has welcomed newcomers at high rates. Here’s what you need to know about our city’s fledgling leaders.

May 18, 2022

Content warning: This article contains mentions of sexual assault.  With a new city manager selection on the horizon, Evanston’s cohort of new leaders continues to expand.  In areas like education...

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