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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

Illinois Pretrial Fairness Act aims to end cash bonds, reduce financial and racial barriers and prioritize community safety.

State Rep. Robyn Gabel faces off against Independent Sean Matlis in race for 18th District

October 29, 2020

State Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston) is running for reelection this November against Independent Sean Matlis. Gabel represents the 18th District of the Illinois House of Representatives, and has held...

April 1 is Census Day, the day that determines who and where people are counted in the 2020 census. The Constitution mandates a census of the population every 10 years.

A Northwestern student’s guide to filling out the 2020 Census

April 3, 2020

During the month of March, homes across the United States received an invitation to fill out the decennial, which every U.S. resident has a constitutional mandate to complete. Given the COVID-19 pandemic...

Walter Annenberg Hall, home to the School of Education and Social Policy.

Northwestern takes initial steps to reduce 2020 Census undercount

January 30, 2020

Northwestern students and faculty are preparing to ensure as many people as possible in the community are counted in the 2020 census. University outreach and involvement in the census is especially...

NUVotes and local colleges’ initiatives encourage voting, civic engagement

NUVotes and local colleges’ initiatives encourage voting, civic engagement

January 9, 2020

The National Study of Learning, Voting and Engagement (NSLVE) at Tufts University reported in September 2019 that national college student voting increased from 19 percent in the 2014 midterm elections...

Northwestern voting participation rate more than doubled in 2018 midterm elections

Northwestern voting participation rate more than doubled in 2018 midterm elections

October 30, 2019

Northwestern’s student voting participation rate more than doubled in the 2018 midterm elections, showing an increase from 2014’s 22.1 percent to 51.5 percent, according to a University release. Though...

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