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Here’s a roundup of the top stories published in the RoundTable this week.

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Evanston summer camps make a big return

The Fleetwood-Jourdain Community Center and the Chandler-Newberger Center both dealt with difficult times during the darkest days of last year’s pandemic. Now, […]


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Peggy Tarr: Scatter Rugs Be Gone

While out of town, a neighbor – a retired beautician whom I shall call Ann, volunteered to cut my hair. She had done so when I visited a year or so ago. This time, she […]

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: YWCA Evanston/North Shore is committed to eliminating racism and empowering women, and we support District 65 administrators and school board’s anti-racism and anti-oppression work. A few years ago, we supported the district’s leadership as they embarked on the process of […]


Johnson Blazes Way to Two State Hurdles Titles

Focus and determination can take you a long way in high school athletics. Kalil Johnson used that formula – along with his remarkable talent – to […]


Developing a Segregated Town, 1900-1960

Evanston’s first African American residents arrived in the 1850s, and by 1880 there were approximately 125 African Americans in Evanston. The number grew to 737 in 1900. […]