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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

A white fence surrounds a small garden with orange carrots and yellow sunflowers. The sun is shining and the sky is blue.

‘My City, Your City, Our City’ initiative engages Evanston youth with summer activities

July 25, 2022

 Evanston’s “My City, Your City, Our City” youth program has started its second run this summer, aiming to encourage community youth to avoid violence and engage in recreational activities. “My...

A beach at sunrise.

Thompson and Callahan named parks and recreation department director and assistant director, Carter named lakefront manager

April 12, 2022

Audrey Thompson will be the city’s new parks and recreation department director, interim city manager Kelley Gandurski announced Tuesday.  Gandurski also announced Michael Callahan as the new assistant...

Audrey Thompson, the city’s community services manager, poses for a headshot.

Audrey Thompson appointed as interim Parks and Recreation director

March 1, 2022

Audrey Thompson will serve as Evanston’s interim Parks and Recreation director, the city announced Monday, following former Director Lawrence Hemingway’s resignation last week.  Thompson serves...

The Evanston lakefront at sunset.

Director of Parks and Recreation Lawrence Hemingway resigns amid lakefront sexual misconduct allegations

February 22, 2022

Content Warning: This article contains mentions of sexual assault Evanston’s Director of Parks and Recreation Lawrence Hemingway resigned Monday, according to a WBEZ report.  Hemingway was appointed...

Ald. Jonathan Nieuwsma (4th) sitting at his desk with a black City of Evanston mask on.

Ald. Jonathan Nieuwsma talks transition into City Council, environmental sustainability, public safety

October 8, 2021

This article is part of a four-part series featuring new City Councilmembers. The Daily is sitting down with councilmembers to find out how they’ve been adjusting to their new roles — and where they...

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