Puerto Rican superhero wrestles hurricanes and empowers her culture in comics

By Valerie Nikolas Medill Reports SAN JUAN – The typical comic book thriller culminates with a superhero fighting an evil villain. In Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez’s “La Borinqueña,” the title character fights not a mere villain but, rather, a hurricane. An art director, designer, and most recently a graphic novelist, Miranda-Rodriguez created La Borinqueña, a female Afro-Boricua […]

Indiana caps off unbeaten Big Ten season with tournament title

By Nicholas Hennion Medill Reports When the Indiana men’s soccer team started the season almost three months ago, players set three goals for themselves. Become Big Ten regular season champions, win the Big Ten Tournament and win a NCAA tournament title to cap it off. After defeating the University of Michigan Wolverines 3-0 Nov. 11 […]

An Unlikely Cinderella, Loyola Tops Brother Rice for 8A Title

Alex Campbell Medill Reports The last week of the regular season, then 8-0 Brother Rice defeated 8-0 Montini Catholic to be crowned Catholic League Blue Division champions. Given the incredible seasons of both teams (Rice coming off a 2-7 season, Montini making their debut in the conference), it seemed there was no better possible ending […]