Obama-era work rule may end, Indian immigrant women to be most affected

By Madhurita Goswami Medill Reports Moumita Chatterjee moved from India to Chicago with her husband nine years ago right after she graduated from college. Even though she had a degree in sociology, she wasn’t permitted to work here because she didn’t have the right visa. In 2014, her husband, a software engineer, was sponsored for […]

No clear home for Yang Gang

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Seb Peltekian Medill Reports CHARLESTON, S.C. — Venture capitalist Andrew Yang announced the end of his run for the Democratic presidential nomination after mustering minimal support in the first two contests of the year, Iowa and New Hampshire. So where will his supporters, affectionately known as the Yang Gang, turn? “My heart’s broken but I’m […]

Medicare for All attracts support for Bernie Sanders

By Anne Snabes Medill Reports CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Corina Pittman, a college student with severe allergies, once bought two EpiPens that were each $200. She called this price “crazy.” She is passionate about Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for All” proposal, which would end private health insurance and institute a single-payer health insurance system. That means […]

‘The Game Changers’ movie may be a lifesaver

By Roderick Diamond II Medill Reports In a world where food affects so many aspects of life and the planet, what difference can a meat-free diet make? The current Netflix film “The Game Changers” debunks myths, research and misconceptions presented about such diets. Dr. Terry Mason, COO of the Cook County Department of Public Health, […]

Q’s on the Quad: University of South Carolina

By Samone Blair and Emine Yücel Medill Reports The day after the New Hampshire primary, Medill School’s Q’s on the Quad asked students at the University of South Carolina in Columbia whether what’s happening in other state’s primaries would affect who they will be voting for on Saturday’s South Carolina primary. While some said even […]