Photo Gallery: Portraits of Cuba

By Giulia Petroni Medill Reports From Havana to Matanzas: away from 1950s Cadillacs and souvenirs of Che, these are the people we met, the streets we walked. Photo at top: Havana, Cuba. (Giulia Petroni/MEDILL).

In Cuba Family Means Collective Wisdom

By Giulia Petroni Medill Reports HAVANA — A sunbeam streams through the window and crosses the living room. It is 9 a.m., and Lesbia is opening the shutters while humming the notes of Cuban guajira. They resonate in her mind as the most powerful of memories. It was the late 1970s, and Lesbia was in […]

Orland Park Teen Wants Everyone to Play Baseball

By Nick Mantas Medill Reports Orland Park has a special resident who thinks beyond himself when it comes to improving his community. Sixteen-year-old Zachary Stack is on a mission to building a handicap accessible baseball field. After hearing about a Challengers Field in nearby Tinley Park, IL he asked why his town of Orland Park, […]

Northwestern men’s golf prepares for Big Ten Championships

By Darren Zaslau Medill Reports The Northwestern men’s golf team has already started its preparations for the 2018 Big Ten Championships. After finishing in second place last year, the Wildcats are looking to capture its first Big Ten title since 2006. The Big Ten Championships will be held at the Baltimore Country Club, in Baltimore, […]

In modern Cuba, English is key for success

La Conversación statue in Plaza de San Francisco, Old Havana

By Ilana Marcus Medill Reports HAVANA – On the top floor of a walkup in the chic Havana neighborhood of Miramar sits the office of entrepreneurship magazine Negolution. Co-founders Marta E. Deus and Rigo García Berriel are young, professional, speak perfect English and look the part of any business owner in a capitalist country. Except […]