By: Mary Hall and Paige Tortorelli Medill Reports It’s a show as riveting as it is uncomfortable. “In the Canyon” creates a dystopian world where past abortions are criminalized, while simultaneously challenging the audience on their views on other controversial issues. The play, extended through Dec. 1 at the Jackalope Theatre, 5917 N. Broadway Ave., […]
By Stephanie Fox Medill Reports This article first appeared in Empower magazine online. [googleapps domain=”docs” dir=”presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vRfbh8k2iPP_eSCRlDEj_CNjulfsKmcZFZfR1K3_UqJJz52Jj6RZQU0xhBe8Ybtget6k6jcxgcMgcfS/embed” query=”start=true&loop=true&delayms=10000″ width=”810″ height=”280″ /] Photos and videos in slideshow: (Stephanie Fox unless noted) Under the overcast sky, wrapped in clothes not nearly warm enough for the misting, cold weather, graduate biology student Nick Steijn and his group of volunteers […]
By Doug Greenberg Medill Reports CHICAGO — One of the most important questions ahead of the Nov. 6 midterm elections was whether young people would shed their historic apathy about electoral politics and show up to vote. The early answer: Young people did their part. In fact, they came out in droves.