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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

A head shot of Karen Singer in a green sweater standing in front of a brick wall.

Preparing for retirement, Karen Singer reflects on 18 years of leadership, expansion at YWCA Evanston/North Shore

May 19, 2022

Content warning: This article contains mention of domestic abuse and anti-Black hate crimes.  When Karen Singer started working as YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s interim executive director in August...

A crowd of people stand along Ridge Avenue during the annual YWCA Stand Against Racism holding signs.

Evanston residents take a Stand Against Racism with YWCA

April 28, 2022

Crowds of Evanston residents lined Ridge Avenue Thursday morning for YWCA Evanston/North Shore’s annual Stand Against Racism campaign.  Starting at 10:30 a.m., community members holding signs with...

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City Council approves creation of Reimagining Public Safety Committee

May 26, 2021

City Council approved the creation of the Reimagining Public Safety Committee, an ad-hoc committee tasked with analyzing Evanston Police Department’s relationship with the city and presenting “community-informed”...

A Black gun with a red cancel symbol over it. The text on the red symbol says “Gun Violence Prevention Evanston.” The background is light blue.

Local advocates stress intersectional and non-punitive approaches to gun violence prevention

May 12, 2021

This story contains mentions of gun violence and domestic violence. After nationwide firearm deaths reached a 20-year high in 2020, Evanston- and Illinois-based  advocates are pushing for further implementation...

Daniel Biss speaks in Fisk Hall. He is wearing a black sweater.

Mayor Biss creates new public safety committee as one of his first acts in office

May 11, 2021

As one of his first acts in office, Mayor Daniel Biss created the Reimagining Public Safety Committee, he announced at Monday’s City Council meeting. The committee, which comprises 17 city officials...

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