Illinois soybean farmers wary of Trump’s proposed farm bailout

Soybean Tariff

By Brady Jones Medill Reports President Donald Trump’s announcement July 24 pledging up to $12 billion in aid for American farmers, intended to offset potential losses from recent tariffs imposed by China, is receiving a lukewarm response as harvest nears in Illinois. Among a multitude of American exports targeted by China, the 25 percent tariff […]

Indiana’s “Big Wes” Martin stands tall in Big Ten and hometown

By Robbie Weinstein Medill Reports Indiana offensive lineman Wes Martin is so strong, Hoosiers safety Jonathan Crawford doesn’t like to watch him lift. In fact, the redshirt senior is the undisputed strongest player on the team. Even among the many towering athletes at Big Ten Media Days in Chicago, Martin stands out. Martin’s former head […]

Pitchfork Music Festival 2018 fashion looks

By Katelyn Sabater Medill Reports In an age of social media and high-quality iPhone photography, music festivals have become the perfect backdrop for any fashionista’s post. Festivalgoers at Pitchfork 2018 didn’t let a rainy forecast or cloudy skies damper any chance of showing off their unique looks. The typical flower crown and boho dress were […]