Amanda Woerner says Women’s Health website filled a void in coronavirus coverage

Amanda Woerner

By Erin Warwood Medill Reports How long will the COVID-19 pandemic last? What’s it like to fall ill with the virus? And why is it called “coronavirus”? Amanda Woerner, 34, executive digital editor at Women’s Health magazine, explains how these kinds of questions fit into the publication’s digital coverage of COVID-19 and describes the challenges […]

Fauci remains optimistic about near-end to pandemic in 2021

Dr. Fauci Speaks on COVID

By Liam Bohen-Meissner Dr. Anthony Fauci remains cautiously optimistic about the prospect of ending the pandemic and returning to some level of normalcy within the year. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, spoke on positive vaccine efficacy and the merits of double masking at a Q&A Jan. 29 at the […]

High school best friends create the first Black-owned gourmet sliced bread company

Charles Alexander (from left), Mark Edmond and Jamel Lewis, the founders of The Black Bread Company, pose for a picture.

By Diamond Palmer Medill Reports The history of sliced bread goes back to 1928, but it has left out Black creators since then. This means endless shelves of sliced bread without any Black brands for almost a century. Imagine walking into the local grocery store and finding no Black-owned sliced bread. This is the experience […]