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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

Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir speaks as part of Discover Islam Week. Abdul-Qaadir, the founder of the “Muslim Girls Hoop Too” campaign, was prohibited from playing basketball internationally for wearing a hijab.

Muslim basketball player speaks on faith, discrimination during Discover Islam Week event

February 21, 2018

For 24 years, basketball was Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir’s entire life. She broke both the male and female state scoring records at her Springfield, Massachusetts, high school. As the first Muslim woman to...

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) speaks at an event. Biss will introduce legislation requiring all legislators, legislative staff and lobbyists to undergo sexual harassment training.

Biss to introduce sexual harassment prevention legislation

October 24, 2017

State Sen. Daniel Biss (D-Evanston) will partner with State Rep. Litesa Wallace (D-Rockford) to introduce legislation that would require all legislators, legislative staff and lobbyists to undergo sexual...

Traffic barriers line Sheridan Road. Construction work is currently stopped because of the states budget impasse.

Construction on Sheridan Road will stop without state budget

June 20, 2017

Construction work on Sheridan Road will come to a halt if state lawmakers cannot pass a budget by June 30, city manager Wally Bobkiewicz said. The project, managed by the Illinois Department of Transportation,...

Bill to allow for dissolution of certain Illinois townships

April 6, 2017

Illinois residents would be able to vote on local government consolidation and township dissolution under a bill passed in the Illinois House of Representatives last month. State representatives voted...

State Senator Daniel Biss addresses roughly 70 local residents at an Evanston town hall meeting Tuesday evening focused on the state budget impasse. Biss broke down the circumstances behind the impasse, explaining what has happened in Springfield since Gov. Bruce Rauner entered office.

State officials break down state budget impasse, other unresolved issues at Evanston town hall meeting

June 15, 2016

When state Rep. Laura Fine (D-Glenview) said she was “irked” by the media's reporting that there is no compromise or collaboration in Springfield amid the budget impasse, some locals saw the issue...

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