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

The front of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center with a glass door and red brick below a bright sky.

City Council allocates $500,000 for immigrant and refugee welcoming center

October 25, 2022

City Council voted to designate $500,000 in federal relief money toward a new immigrant and refugee welcoming center at its Monday meeting. Run by Family Focus, the program will serve as a hub for new...

A person drawing the map of Evanston, with multiple drafts strewn around them.

In Focus: As Evanston braces for its first ward redistricting in nearly two decades, residents say changing demographics speak to a lack of affordable housing

June 10, 2022

Growing up in Evanston’s 2nd Ward, Darlene Cannon lived in a mostly Black neighborhood. Since she was born in Evanston more than five decades ago, she has lived within the same four-block radius....

The front of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center, a red brick building with a concrete entryway.

The Daily Explains: Political turnover in Evanston has welcomed newcomers at high rates. Here’s what you need to know about our city’s fledgling leaders.

May 17, 2022

Content warning: This article contains mentions of sexual assault.  With a new city manager selection on the horizon, Evanston’s cohort of new leaders continues to expand.  In areas like education...

Ald. Juan Geracaris (9th) was confirmed Monday as Evanston’s first Latino councilmember.

Juan Geracaris becomes the city’s first Latino councilmember

March 1, 2022

Ald. Juan Geracaris (9th) became Evanston’s first Latino councilmember Monday.   City Council voted unanimously to confirm Geracaris’ appointment as 9th Ward alderman. He will serve until Evanston’s...

Some of Evanston Latinos’ board members standing outside together. From left to right: Stephanie Mendoza, Chandra Palmer, Jesus Vega, Rebeca Mendoza, and Dolores Ayala.

Evanston Latinos works to distribute COVID information, advance equity and inclusion for the local Latinx community

January 17, 2022

When the COVID-19 pandemic first began, Evanston officials did not release much medical and regulatory information in Spanish. Evanston resident Rebeca Mendoza wanted to address the issue. She translated...

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