Big Ten Tournament: ‘Unacceptable’ second-half struggles end Wolverines’ run

By Kierstin Lindkvist Medill Reports The Michigan Wolverines’ second-half struggles ended their Big Ten tournament run against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights — marking the first time in history that the lower seed has won the first three games. Entering the tournament, the higher seeds in the first three games (Wisconsin, Nebraska and Michigan) were a […]

Turkish immigrants stepping up to help earthquake victims at home

Donations for earthquake victims are being collected at the Turkish American Cultural Alliance building at 3845 N. Harlem Ave. (Almagul Serikbayeva/MEDILL)

By Almagul Serikbayeva Medill Reports In the wake of early February’s earthquake along the Turkish and Syrian border, the Turkish diaspora of immigrants in Chicago has packed and shipped more than 2,500 boxes of donations full of winter clothing, sleeping bags, hand warmers, diapers, baby food, hygiene products and other necessities, to their homeland through […]