Growth in European air travel expected to produce significant gains in carbon emissions
By Brady Jones Medill Reports Carbon emissions from European air travel could increase by at least 21 percent by 2040, according to a newly released study. The 2019 European Aviation Environmental Report highlights the growth trend in the aviation sector throughout the continent. The number of kilometers flown in Europe has increased by 20 percent […]
The AirFish8: Flies like a fish over water, with the engine of a car
By April Goh Medill Reports It’s not a plane. It’s not a flying boat. It’s the AirFish8. Since the Cold War, engineers around the world have unsuccessfully tried to achieve safe flight dynamics for ground-effect vehicles. Basically, no one could get the math right, until now. A Singapore based company is taking ground-effect technology into […]
It’s all about the wings – Buffalo Joe’s
By Seth Schlechter Medill Reports It all about the wings at Buffalo Joe’s, more commonly referred to as “Buff Joe’s” and a staple in Evanston on Clark Street west of Sherman Avenue. The menu also features burgers, sandwiches and salads. This cash only restaurant offers great food at affordable prices. “Photo at top: Buffalo Joe’s […]
Road Warriors: Inside Northwestern baseball’s rigorous travel schedule
By Andre Toran and Ben Friedl Medill Reports The Northwestern University baseball team has traveled 3,500 miles over the first five weekends of the 2019 season. Now, add that to the pre-existing rigors of being a full-time student athlete on the collegiate level; the art of balancing competing priorities. What takes precedent? Here’s an inside […]
Overseas experience propels Brazilian Gulin to Chicago tennis spotlight
By Fernando Shan Medill Reports International tennis teens are seeking out the U.S. tennis scene and college recruiters have an “A” list of players they want – players such as Georgia Gulin. Gulin, a 19-year-old Brazilian standout, is a sophomore athlete on the women’s tennis team at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her career […]
Heading toward basketball stardom – One step at a time
By Louis Ricard Medill Reports As a shooting guard for the French national team, Louis Lesmond has seen it all. Competing for European championships, flying all over the continent, the 17-year-old entered the National Institute of Sport, Expertise, and Performance in Paris last year, hoping to become a professional and follow his parents footsteps. He […]
Inspiration cafe serves up more than meals
By Clara Seung Lee Medill Reports Even in the darkest of times, Chef Demetrious Cooper is a source of light at the nonprofit cafe run by the Inspiration Corporation.
LGBTQ+ homeless youth take center stage
by Thomas Ilalaole Medill Reports In the basement of a Lutheran church in Lakeview is a mission of a different kind. One that brought Malia Santiago off of the streets and onto the stage.