Clayton Custer sparks Loyola again, leaving another reminder of his importance

By Patrick Engel Medill Reports At some point, someone was going to make a shot. Loyola and Northern Iowa traded misses and turnovers for the opening nine minutes, giving the 2,658 fans in Gentile Arena the feeling that scoring 50 would bring a win. The teams combined for 11 points in the opening 9:06, with […]

New Michigan Avenue red light cameras installed after Northwestern study findings

Cars at Michigan Avenue intersection

By Cade Shultice Medill Reports A study published last year by Northwestern University shows that red light cameras are an effective tool in preventing traffic accidents, and the Chicago Department of Transportation is using these findings to strategically install new cameras on Michigan Avenue. The study analyzed 85 intersections with red light cameras across the […]

Loyola impresses, showing a glimpse of what could be, in win over Evansville

By Patrick Engel Medill Reports Kate Achter is known for her quick arrivals to postgame press conferences. On occasion, she’ll even beat a reporter to the media room. Sunday, though, she arrived in the Norville Center adjacent to Gentile Arena a couple minutes later than usual. Still digesting her team’s most complete performance of the […]

Loyola impresses with near-comeback vs. Indiana State, but rough first half looms large

Patrick Engel Medill Reports Gentile Arena has potent loudspeakers for the Missouri Valley Conference’s smallest gym. They aren’t, however, enough to drown out an exasperated coach. As Loyola’s cheer squad did its best to distract the paid attendance of 307 fans, Ramblers coach Kate Achter’s voice permeated their chants and the speakers’ music. Surrounded by […]

Health experts still advise late-season flu shots; some say ‘No, thanks’

By Ilana Marcus Medill Reports Liz Solheim waited to pick up a prescription at a Walgreens in Lakeview Tuesday evening, where the sign out front announced, “Come and get your flu shot” in red LED lettering. She had not gotten a flu shot this season, and doses of the flu vaccine were available for sale. […]