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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

Chicago International Film Festival banners hang from the ceiling near escalators in a theater lobby.

Reel Thoughts: Must-see films from the Chicago International Film Festival

October 18, 2022

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again! In its 58th year, the Chicago International Film Festival is screening 92 feature films and 56 shorts, both virtually and in-person. Here are my top...

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Reparations Committee considers rolling out payments at quicker intervals

July 14, 2022

Evanston might start rolling its reparations payments out faster after a motion introduced at Wednesday’s Reparations Committee meeting. Instead of releasing the payments in intervals, the committee...

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‘There is more love somewhere:’ Evanston faith leaders unite to support local reparations fund

June 13, 2022

Sixteen Evanston faith leaders gathered in Fountain Square Monday afternoon to sign a formal commitment to support the local reparations fund.  “We as religious leaders have moral suasion and responsibility...

Ald. Peter Braithwaite speaks into a microphone, with one hand pointing.

Reparations Committee discusses avenues to increase budget by $2.6 million

May 5, 2022

Evanston’s Reparations Committee discussed increasing the reparations budget by $2.6 million to support all Restorative Housing Program candidates in a Thursday meeting. “We are all very conscious...

Deputy City Manager Kimberly Richardson stands and motions her hands while speaking at a public meeting in 2017.

Third-party intermediary to disperse first reparations funds

January 10, 2022

Evanston’s Reparations Committee approved nonprofit group Community Partners for Affordable Housing to distribute funds to the first 16 recipients of the Restorative Housing Program at a Thursday meeting. Under...

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