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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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The Daily Northwestern’s Guide to Illinois’ 2022 Governor’s Race

June 23, 2022

As Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s first term comes to a close, a wide field of candidates are vying for the job. The Illinois Governor primaries will take place on June 28, but early voting is already underway. In...

The Illinois State Capitol on March 9, 2017, in Springfield, Illinois. With a new round of scandals, state representatives are exploring new ethics proposals.

Illinois legislature confronts recent corruption scandals

November 18, 2019

This fall, a growing number of corruption scandals have engulfed multiple state representatives in the Illinois State Legislature, including state House Speaker Mike Madigan. Madigan has been under...

Denyse Wang Stoneback speaks to attendees of Wednesday’s fundraising event at Curt’s Cafe. Stoneback is running for State Representative in the 16th district, focusing on gun control and reproductive rights.

Daniel Biss holds event supporting LaPointe, Stoneback for state legislature

November 7, 2019

Former state Sen. Daniel Biss expressed his support for two female candidates running for the state legislature at a fundraising event Wednesday. The gathering, held at Curt’s Cafe, 2922 Central St.,...

The Illinois State Capitol on March 9, 2017, in Springfield, Ill. Illinois Democrats condemned the Trump administration’s plan to weaken sexual assault protections on college campuses.

Illinois Democrats call on Trump administration to stop sexual harassment rule changes

January 23, 2019

Illinois Democrats are speaking out against the Trump administration’s proposed changes to Title IX regulations that would bolster the rights of those accused of sexual harassment and assault on college...

J.B. Pritzker resigned from Northwestern’s Board of Trustees in December following his election to the Illinois governorship.

J.B. Pritzker will no longer serve on Northwestern’s Board of Trustees

January 17, 2019
The billionaire Democrat resigned from his position on Dec. 3 after winning the November gubernatorial election by a 15-point margin, Northwestern spokesman Bob Rowley said in an email to The Daily. Pritzker (School of Law ‘93) has served on the board since 2004, and has donated millions of dollars to the University, including a $100 million gift to the School of Law in 2015.
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