Start-up fights to spread naloxone use for opioid overdose

By Xiaoyi Liu Medill Reports Click on the button of “Get Naloxone” on the webpage and you can purchase naloxone, a medication designed to rapidly reverse opioid overdose and get it delivered to your doorstep. This is the service that Naloxone Exchange will provide at its launch next year. Naloxone Exchange is the signature product […]

Bloomberg and Brown bolster a business-friendly climate for climate change solutions

By Aaron Dorman Medill Reports “Fighting climate change and growing the economy go hand in hand,” Michael Bloomberg insisted at the Global Climate Action Summit this fall. Al Gore, California Gov. Jerry Brown and Harrison Ford repeated this message throughout the main and affiliate events that gathered  hundreds of regional politicians, business leaders and environmental […]

Northwestern battles to 1-1 draw against hometown foe DePaul

By Nicholas Hennion Medill Reports Northwestern University simultaneously continued both a winning and losing streak after a 1-1 draw against Chicago opponent DePaul University last Tuesday. The Wildcats are now winless – with a draw or a loss – in their last eight games (including Friday’s loss to Rutgers) against all opponents this season and […]

A thousand marchers bring eating disorder awareness and support to Chicago

People pose for a picture at the NEDA walk.

By Colleen Zewe Medill Reports Despite the brisk October weather, Sami Mikret and her family spent Sunday morning marching along Diversey Harbor to celebrate her completion of eating disorder treatment and show others that recovery is possible. They weren’t alone. More than 1,000 people participated in Chicago’s National Eating Disorder Awareness Walk, making it the […]

NGO says U.S. support needed in fight for Arab minority rights in Israel

Jafar Farah and Nabila Espanioly speak at an event organized by the American Friends Service Committee in Chicago on Oct 5. It was held at the Grace Episcopal Church.

By Aqilah Allaudeen Medill Reports The closing of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s diplomatic office in Washington D.C. last month and President Donald Trump’s controversial recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital last year serve as stark reminders of deteriorating ties between the two sides. Jafar Farah, the founder and director of The Mossawa Center, a non-profit […]