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


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Sherman Avenue Starbucks votes 12-4 to unionize

June 11, 2023

Employees at Starbucks on Sherman Avenue and Clark Street voted 12-4 to unionize Thursday.  The store joined the national Starbucks Workers United movement when several of its employees filed for unionization...

Assortment of different pink and yellow colored liquor bottles chained and locked up with question marks hovering above them.

A former temperance town, Evanston gave alcohol a shot 50 years ago

May 24, 2023

Fifty years ago, Evanston residents couldn’t buy or sell liquor in the city. But now, the former “dry town” has become home to a range of restaurants and liquor stores that serve a variety of...

Man in blue hoodie poses with various items.

Riker: My experience perusing Bath & Body Works with 20 bucks

December 1, 2022

Mission accomplished. One year ago, I attempted to buy a full outfit from Macy’s for less than 20 dollars and failed, nobly. The ill-fated excursion dealt a staggering blow to my confidence, but earlier...

A man in blue jacket poses in a department store.

Riker: My experience perusing Macy’s with 20 bucks

December 1, 2021

Twenty bucks can go a long way. But can it buy a full outfit from a high-end clothing retailer? On Thanksgiving eve, I ventured to the Macy’s at the Westfield Old Orchard mall with $20 in my pocket...

A rendering of a the proposed theatre at 1012-1016 Church St. Northlight Theatre has announced plans to build a theater in Evanston.

Northlight Theatre plans move back to Evanston

May 12, 2019

Northlight Theatre has signed an option agreement to purchase and demolish an existing Evanston building and build a new theater in its place, according to the Chicago Tribune. The organization presents...

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