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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


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‘Laughs on a Hot Tin Roof’ brings stand up to Evanston

April 9, 2023

A high school reunion might be to thank for Evanston’s emerging stand-up scene.  When stand-up comic Seth Davis attended a 20th reunion at his alma mater Niles North High School two years ago, the...

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Omar Salem, D65 board candidate, talks social equity and fiscal responsibility in schools

March 15, 2023

Omar Salem, an Evanston/Skokie School District 65 parent, said he’s consistently been frustrated with how the district communicates with parents, students and the community.  That’s one of the...

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Evanston school board candidates say campaigning costs pose barriers

March 8, 2023

After the November 2022 elections, Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education candidate Omar Salem said he and his daughter collected over 200 old lawn signs from around the city. He painted...

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Niles parents protest anti-Black racism at D219 meeting

January 11, 2023

Content warning: this story contains discussions of racism. Amid reports of ongoing anti-Black racism at Niles North and Niles West High Schools, several parents urged Niles Township High School District...

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In Focus: As community members remain split on SROs in Niles Township high schools, the district fails to act

February 11, 2022

Content warning: This story contains mentions of police violence and gun violence. When Jasmine Sebaggala’s 15-year-old daughter went to get a drink during her lunch period at Niles West High School...

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