Eleven Chicago mayoral candidates stress LGBTQ issues and positions

Attorney Lori Lightfoot

By Ariana Puzzo Medill Reports Eleven Chicago mayoral candidates stressed the importance of an LGBTQ-inclusive curriculum in city schools and the elimination of workplace discrimination. They spoke at a public forum on Saturday at the Second Presbyterian Church, one of several mayoral forums on city policies. LGBTQ community organizations invited the candidates to speak so […]

Habib has his eyes on Dee-vision I football

By Justin Birnbaum Medill Reports Gunshots sometimes wake Awudu “Dee” Habib in the middle of the night. They can sound as if they’re going off in the bedroom of his fifth-floor apartment. On nights like that, Habib takes cover beneath his bed. Growing up in Uptown, on the North Side of Chicago, Habib is no […]

Full-court press, up-pace tempo fuel Lake View in blowout victory over Marine Leadership Academy

John Alfes Medill Reports The Lake View High School men’s basketball team stormed out to an 18-1, first-quarter lead, applying a full-court defensive press and an up-pace offensive tempo before cruising to a 59-27 rout of Chicago’s Marine Leadership Academy Bulldogs on Wednesday. Following a rhythmic sequence of pesky defending, crisp passing and high-percentage shooting […]