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Overdue Tribute Honors Vietnam-Era Veterans

The image of American soldiers returning home as heroes who are recognized for their sacrifices contrasts sharply with the hostility and indifference that marked the return home of Vietnam War veterans. In May 2012, the federal government began partnering with local governments, private organizations and communities across America to participate in the Commemoration of the […]

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2019 ETHS Commencement Speakers Inspire Students to Create Change

Sarah Frieman was one of 863 graduating seniors who were awarded diplomas at the Evanston Township High School commencement ceremony on June 2 at Northwestern University’s Welsh-Ryan Arena. “I thought the ceremony was very inspirational in terms of everyone who spoke and looking toward the future – especially Megan Twohey. That was super inspiring for […]

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Residents Join YWCA to Take a Stand Against Racism

Just after 1 p.m. on April 24, Evanston-ians of all ages made their way to Ridge Avenue to stand in solidarity against racism. Lining Ridge Avenue along with YWCA Evanston/North Shore staff and supporters were representatives from dozens of Evanston organizations and institutions. Participants included Baker Demonstration School, Benedictines for Peace, Beth Emet The Free […]

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Spring Student Art at Three Crowns Park

The Spring Student Art Exhibit opened in the McDaniel Courts Gallery at Three Crowns Park, 2323 McDaniel Ave., with a reception on March 8. The exhibit runs through April 8 and features art work by students at Lincolnwood Elementary School and Haven Middle School. Lincolnwood’s second-grade students created Gyotaku prints, using rubber fish and tempera […]

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Volunteers Heighten Thanksgiving Holiday Spirit

Each year, Evanston community groups offer Thanksgiving meals with all the trimmings to those in need. Some groups maintain established traditions, while others start new traditions aimed at providing for people who may not have the means or a place to share in a holiday meal. Evanston Firefighters Association Local 742 has collaborated with Family […]

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Evanstonians Protest Threat to Mueller Investigation

Within hours after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was forced out of office by the Trump administration, about 1,000 people gathered for a “Nobody is Above the Law Rapid Response Protest” on Nov. 8 at Raymond Park, at Chicago Avenue and Lake Street. Organized by Indivisible Evanston, the rally and march were initiated to protest […]