Wildcats fall to Wisconsin Badgers in first winless Big Ten season since 2003

By Nicholas Hennion Medill Reports Northwestern University men’s soccer entered Wednesday’s matchup against Wisconsin University with a win in at least one Big Ten game in 15 straight seasons. But last night’s match broke that streak in Northwestern’s last Big Ten game of the season. The Wildcats fell to the Badgers 2-1 in double overtime […]

Winter is coming and Chicago’s urban gardeners are getting ready

By Alexis Shanes Medill Reports Local gardening enthusiasts on Saturday braved freezing winds to learn winter plant management techniques at an urban garden in Uptown, the latest in a series of grassroots workshops aimed at educating city growers. Breanne Heath, the education program manager at Peterson Garden Project, offered participants tips for caring for perennial […]

Chicago area students part of winning Codeathon team with disaster relief prototype

A multi-university proposal to coordinate disaster relief for communities in Southeast Asia won the Clinton Foundation Codeathon at Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) on Friday. Team members (identify them) took a blow at CGI U 2018 closing plenary session, hosted at the University of Chicago.

By Xiaoyi Liu Medill Reports Natural disasters are 25 times more likely to impact people in  Southeast Asia  than those in Europe or North America due to global climate change and surging populations in urban areas. This is why students in a partnership that included Northwestern University, the University of Chicago and the Illinois Institute […]

Chicago museum aims to increase representation of American Muslims

By Aqilah Allaudeen Medill Reports Religious freedom as a First Amendment right is something that many American Muslims who immigrated from countries such as Albania, will never take for granted. The country had a communist government that declared atheism as the country’s official religion until 1990. “If you were to wear a cross around your […]