Amid national crisis, Walter Payton College Prep sets safety example

By Robbie Weinstein Medill Reports As schools nationwide face questions about their security measures, one Chicago public high school might be a model. Walter Payton College Prep, a magnet school on the city’s north side, has hundreds of students come in and out of its doors every day. Despite the school’s well-kept exterior, Payton’s extensive […]

Free health clinic for Chicago’s underserved communities

By Serena Yeh Medill Reports At about noon on a recent Sunday, three elderly Chinese walked into the Indian American Medical Association Charitable Foundation, a free health clinic that operates on the weekends. The couple was at the clinic, located in West Rogers Park, to obtain medicine refills. They brought along a relative to help […]

Modern technology examines mummies without unwrapping them

By Xinyi (Ethel) Jiang Medill Reports The mummies have returned. After traveling around the country on exhibition for five years, 14 mummies came back home for a final run in Chicago at the Field Museum. The primary theme of the exhibit is how scientists — using modern technologies such as CT scanning — can look […]