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

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Several people in heavy winter coats stand in front of a pink wall, getting hot drinks.

Without sufficient community support, mutual aid group Back On Their Feet confronts burnout and uncertain future

January 31, 2023

Michele Hays started Back On Their Feet, a mutual aid Facebook group, after the Women’s March in 2017. At the time, she said she saw community members coming together to provide supplies, appliances...

Monique Jones. The Evanston Community Foundation president and CEO announced her resignation Wednesday.

Donors will match up to $1 million for Evanston Community Rapid Response Fund

April 10, 2020

For a limited period, every new dollar contributed to the Evanston Community Rapid Response Fund will double, the Evanston Community Foundation announced Monday. Evanston residents Mary and Paul Finnegan,...

The Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. Aldermen said the city cannot offer a comprehensive plan for housing relief.

Amid calls for housing relief, aldermen say city resources are limited

April 6, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic began disrupting incomes, Evanston residents turned to the city for support to keep up on rent and mortgage payments. However, aldermen are saying comprehensive relief to citizens...

Toppling the Trigger: Following 8th Ward shootings, victims’ loved ones search for hope

October 25, 2019

There were no murders in Evanston’s 8th Ward in the five years leading up to 2016. In the last three years, the ward and its surrounding areas have seen three gun homicides. In our latest episode of...

In Focus: Parents of students with disabilities say Evanston schools are failing to support their children

In Focus: Parents of students with disabilities say Evanston schools are failing to support their children

May 30, 2019

In January, Tandria Collins got a call from her daughter, an eighth-grader at Haven Middle School. She was hiding in a school bathroom after girls approached her wanting to fight. Her daughter Chayce had...

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