Antisemitic group calls for National Day of Hate: local authorities stress vigilance

By Brenda Ordoñez Medill Reports Local and national Jewish communities and businesses are remaining vigilant this weekend after a neo-Nazi group based in Iowa declared Feb. 25 as the National Day of Hate.     VIDEO TRANSCRIPT: FOLLOWING A STRING OF ANTISEMITIC HATE CRIMES EARLIER THIS YEAR, LOCAL JEWISH COMMUNITIES ARE BACK ON HIGH ALERT AFTER […]

Sketching a journey of rediscovery

By Gavin Michaelson  Medill Reports Stuck in Los Angeles traffic for up to four hours a day, architect Shayer Rahman, 34, paused his passion: sketching. But the pandemic gave him the gift of time, and he revived his artistry. (Photo courtesy of Shayer Rahman) “I started drawing before I could talk,” Rahman said. “I got […]

Dorian Thompson-Robinson’s sights set on NFL Combine during Super Bowl weekend

By Kierstin Lindkvist Medill Reports PHOENIX — UCLA quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson had one thing on his mind during Super Bowl weekend. “I’m training for the NFL Combine coming up here at the end of the month,” he said. “Right now, just getting as much feedback as I can from (sports agent Leigh Steinberg), trying to […]

Loyola basketball players volunteer at Care for Real, emphasize community-building through sports

By Tristan Tucker Medill Reports Loyola Ramblers women’s basketball players, who volunteered this fall for Care for Real, said they feel inspired to continue volunteer efforts after their collegiate careers end. Several players spoke about their experiences recently in interviews. Nonprofit Care for Real helps individuals overcome food insecurity. Senior forwards Emma and Sophia Nolan, […]