Detroit’s big three automakers close plants indefinitely amid coronavirus concerns

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)

Women in sports: Past, present, future

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 […]

Egg quality: It’s no yolk

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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.

Olympic rower resets after Tokyo 2020 postponement

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)

Basketball seasons cut short due to COVID-19

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 […]