Campus Kitchen back in action amid recent move

Laine Kaehler and Chris Kim repack salads in preparation for the next delivery shift.

By Selah Holland Medill Reports Campus Kitchen, a Northwestern University student organization that redistributes unused food to nonprofit organizations and food insecure individuals in Evanston, recently moved into the Great Room kitchen in Great Hallon campus  a few weeks ago. This relocation, into a 1920s dining hall that later morphed into a café and catering […]

Lake surfers ride the high, frigid waves at Indiana Beach

By Lucia Whalen Medill Reports Fall marks the time of year when most people in the Chicago pack away their swimsuits and say goodbye to the beach. But Lake Michigan surfers aren’t most people. For surfers who live for the challenges of the lake, fall marks the time of year when waves get bigger and […]

Can Thanksgiving be a healthy holiday? Yes, it can!

By Anne Snabes Medill Reports How can you stay healthy on Thanksgiving? For starters, don’t skip breakfast to save room for an extra slice of pumpkin pie. And have a plan before you fill your plate with food, says Eileen Vincent, assistant director of Clinical Nutrition Research at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. Vincent […]

Meet TV Chef, Inventor, and ‘Fit Foodie’ Mareya Ibrahim


By Harrison Liao Medill Reports For today’s health-conscious eaters, it is all too easy to get lost within the maze of contradictory nutritional advice. Nearly 80% of Americans surveyed  “come across conflicting information about food and nutrition,” and 59% reported that “conflicting information makes them doubt their choices,” according to a 2018 study conducted by […]