What I’ve learned: Nina Manavello

By Nicole Girten Medill Reports Nina Manavello, 35, is a Miami based jewelry designer and runner-up on the 2011 “Project Runway” spin-off “Project Accessory,” who recently rediscovered her craft and became a new mom in the last year. When I first started making jewelry — like, let’s be honest — I drove a hand-me-down car […]

Running with the Windy City Bulls

By Yousef Nasser Medill Reports The NBA G League provides opportunities for basketball players to realize their dreams of making it to the NBA. In this episode of Medill Newsmakers, Yousef Nasser gives viewers an inside look at life in the NBA G League through the lens of the Chicago Bulls’ G League team, the […]

High school seniors ‘devastated’ with graduation cancellation

George Westinghouse College Prep Class of 2020 Seniors

By Jenny Ly Medill Reports For seniors Brina Taylor and Brejona Hutchinson, June 10, 2020 was marked in their calendars as one of the best days of their lives. The two students at George Westinghouse College Prep, located in the East Garfield Park neighborhood on the west side of Chicago, were devastated to learn that […]