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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

Evanston mayor Steve Hagerty addresses participants at the 2018 Mayor’s Summer Youth Employment Program job fair. This year the program was held virtually for students who have not heard back from employers.

Evanston teens seek alternatives to summer of canceled activities

July 14, 2020

Anna Wittcoff should have been a counselor at two summer camps: an overnight one in Wisconsin and an art camp in Evanston. But this May, she received news that both camps were canceled for the summer. “I...

As overall violent crime goes down, gun violence still vexes city

As overall violent crime goes down, gun violence still vexes city

April 29, 2016

Emeric Mazibuko is already worried about the next victim of gun violence in Evanston. Mazibuko, the street outreach case manager for Youth & Opportunity United, has worked with the city’s at-risk...

Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl speaks at her annual State of the City address Friday. Tisdahl highlighted the death of Curts Cafe graduate Benjamin “Bo” Bradford-Mandujano, who was shot in January, in a discussion of gun violence in the city.

Tisdahl discusses violence, state budget crisis at annual address

March 19, 2016

Evanston faces challenges with gun violence and the absence of a state budget, but the city is taking steps to address them, Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl said Friday at her annual State of the City address. The...

New Evanston proclamation advocates greater sense of community

May 4, 2015

Evanston officials will aim to deter young people from violence and create a greater sense of community. The “Evanston Own It” proclamation, signed by Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and city clerk Rodney...

Elizabeth Tisdahl receives award for youth job creation

January 22, 2015

The United States Conference of Mayors recognized Mayor Elizabeth Tisdahl and Evanston for their exceptional summer youth employment programs at its 83rd winter meeting Thursday in Washington, D.C. Evanston...

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