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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

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Local activism plays key role in Evanston’s climate leadership, student thesis shows

September 25, 2022

Evanston’s history of community involvement in climate activism transformed the city into an environmental leader, according to Jack Jordan’s (Weinberg ’22) honors thesis.  The American Studies...

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Evanston residents protest city manager selection process during State of the City event

May 20, 2022

About twenty Evanston residents gathered in front of Palmhouse, an event venue on Howard Street, Friday morning to protest the city’s selection process for its next city manager. On May 13, the city...

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Evanston Voter Initiative aims to land direct democracy proposal on the ballot this summer

February 9, 2022

In 2019, Evanston residents launched the Evanston Voter Initiative, a grassroots effort attempting to give voters a direct voice in local politics. While the initial push for a voter initiative process...

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City Council to bark about local dog park Monday

September 26, 2021

In 2016, a rising Lake Michigan submerged Evanston’s fenced-off dog beach. Attempts by the city of Evanston Parks and Recreation and city of Evanston Public Works Agency to keep the fenced-off beach...

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Evanston residents share thoughts on Northwestern’s Good Neighbor Racial Equity Fund

August 23, 2021

In July 2020, then-Evanston Mayor Steve Hagerty and Northwestern President Morton Schapiro announced a new plan for the University to give back to the community and advance racial equity in Evanston: the...

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