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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

Jennifer’s Edibles owner Jennifer Eason (left) and her brother and former managing partner William Eason (right) stand behind the counter at the restaurant. A painting of former President Barack Obama with the quote “we are the change we seek” hangs behind them on the wall. A blank chalkboard also lines the wall behind them.

After her injury slowed operations, Jennifer’s Edibles owner seeks community support

February 18, 2022

January 2022 was supposed to mark a milestone for Jennifer Eason. After years of professional growth and community engagement, the lifelong Evanston resident was excited to celebrate the fifth anniversary...

The Weber Arch on Sheridan Road

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...

Kemone Hendricks sits outside in front of a brick wall at a table selling merchandise at a Juneteenth pop-up shop.

Kemone Hendricks and local businesses prepare for first in-person Juneteenth Parade

May 9, 2021

Kemone Hendricks, founder of Evanston Present and Future is organizing Evanston’s first in-person Juneteenth Parade, which she said will bring the community together to celebrate “America’s real...

Dr. Murphy in a tan suit and tie mid-sentence. He is sitting in a church.

YoFresh Yogurt Cafe’s Larry Murphy featured in PBS documentary on the Black church

March 1, 2021

For Dr. Larry G. Murphy, his approach to faith and equity traces back to his time as a religious studies student at University of California, Berkeley in the 1970s. “It was really formative in how...

Larry and Jean Murphy at YoFresh Yogurt Cafe. Their business will continue to support the community on Election Day.

YoFresh Yogurt Cafe, C&W Market and Ice Cream Parlor to provide meals to poll workers on Election Day

November 2, 2020

YoFresh Yogurt Cafe co-owner Larry Murphy recently came across the true meaning of the word restaurant in an article: “that which restores.” Being a part of restoring community and wellbeing is...

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