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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

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Dawn breaks on Sunrise NU’s first year

October 4, 2021

In winter 2020, about 10 students planned an Earth Day strike in tandem with the national youth-led Sunrise Movement, an organization focused on advocating for climate change reform and education. When...

Smith: Down-ballot voting is more important than ever

Smith: Down-ballot voting is more important than ever

October 13, 2020

I have been to the polls twice in my life. The first time was November 2004, when I proudly pulled the lever on my dad's vote for John Kerry. Stepping into that voting booth was a triumphant introduction...

A protestor writes in chalk in front of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. Some 70 protestors gathered Friday to call on Mayor Steve Hagerty to defund the police.

Evanston residents call on mayor to defund EPD in Friday protest

June 21, 2020

Evanston residents gathered Friday afternoon to call for Mayor Steve Hagerty to defund the Evanston Police Department. A crowd that began at 3 p.m. as two dozen high school students gathered on the...

The Chicago 400 Alliance is working to reform registration laws that require homeless convicted sex offenders to register every week in person.

Chicago air quality shows no striking difference amid shelter-in-place order

May 5, 2020

Lockdown restrictions around the world have brought about unprecedented reductions of air pollution and changes to the environment, but Chicago has yet to see any dramatic changes. Despite a consistency...

Members of E-Town Sunrise. The group is working to change sustainability practices at Evanston Township High School and across the city.

(Sun)Rise Up: ETHS students take on climate crisis

February 27, 2020

A pop of color made an appearance at this week’s City Council: swaths of residents in shades of green contrasted against the neutral tones of the Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center. They were there to support...

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