One UIC Student’s Fight for Justice in Palestine

Jasmine M. Ellis The Israeli-Palestinian conflict not only impacts people abroad but also in Chicago. The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) student Manar Daghash spoke on her experiences as a Palestinian American. [vimeo 163894309 w=474]

Chicago Tourists Talk Safety Amid Negative Headlines

Warmer weather means more tourists are expected to visit Chicago in the coming months. But with high crime and news of police misconduct, do visitors feel safe in the city? [vimeo 163874760 w=474] Photo at top: Cloud Gate at Millennium Park is a popular attraction among visitors in Chicago. (Chris Hayre/MEDILL)

Italian food and culture helped shape the history of Cook County

By Iacopo Luzi According to the last U.S. census, 18,000 Italians live in Cook County. That number includes Italian immigrants and Italians born in the United States. The group makes up the second largest European population in Cook County, just after the Polish. Giuseppe Quercia, from Naples, Campania, moved to the United States in 1968 […]