By Bre’onna Richardson Medill Reports Detroit’s big three automakers shut down assembly plants. The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the global auto industry into the worst tailspin since the 2008-2009 financial crisis. Photo at top: Several Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’ assembly plant workers on the job. (Courtesy of FCA North America)
By Allegra Zamore Medill Reports From the onset of Title IX in 1972 to the U.S. women’s national soccer team winning the 2019 World Cup, women have paved the way in all areas of sports for future generations. In this episode of Medill Newsmakers we take a look at how far women have come and […]
Explore yourself through accessories: Chicago jewelry designer Alyssa Bove explains her design philosophy
By Xurui Tan Medill Reports Accessories are the most, not the least, important part of an outfit, says Alyssa Bove, the 27-year-old owner and designer of TrendingAbove in Lincoln Park. In 2014, when she was an undergraduate majoring in architecture at Miami University, she started to sell gemstone earrings she designed and made on her […]
By Hannah Farrow Medill Reports Cartons of eggs range from $1.79 to $7.99 at grocery stores, and they vary from cage-free to organic, brown to white. What do buzzwords like “vegetable-fed” or “free-range” really mean? And what’s worth the extra money? Learn what you’re getting for the price you’re paying.
By Dave Peck Medill Reports It all happened so fast: From intense physical training to rediscovering NBA Live 2003, U.S. Olympic rower Austin Hack shared his experience dealing with the Olympic postponement and the abrupt changes brought forth by the coronavirus pandemic. Photo at top: US Men’s 8 at 2016 Rio Olympics. (Barb Hack/Old Lyme)
By Allegra Zamore Medill Reports Sports seasons all around the world were cut short when COVID-19 turned into a pandemic. Cameron Jackson, a professional basketball player for MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg, is on unpaid vacation at home in the United States while he waits for updates on the basketball season in Europe. Photo at top: Basketball […]
By Winter 2020 Magazine Reporting Class Medill Reports Why not turn “stay in place” into “read in place”? Whether you’re interested in politics, craft or memoir, Medill master’s students offer their reviews of old and new books on journalism and writing.