Jazz singer Alyssa Allgood shares lessons about self-love, vulnerability

Alyssa Allgood sings alongside saxophonist Chris Madsen

By Antonia Mufarech Medill Reports It’s 7:30 p.m. on a Saturday at Winter’s Jazz Club in Streeterville.  The lights dim as audience members sip a martini or glass of red wine. Tonight, saxophonist Chris Madsen joins vocalist Alyssa Allgood to celebrate the 1960s American jazz duo of Nancy Wilson and Cannonball Adderley. Allgood walks toward […]

LISTEN: Boo Buie, NU Wildside rekindle lost Northwestern basketball tradition


By Zain Bando Medill Reports In late March, Northwestern men’s basketball ended a six-year drought when it advanced to the NCAA tournament. But it wouldn’t have been possible without a rock-solid team and an enthusiastic student section. Medill’s Zain Bando has more. Transcript: Senior guard Boo Buie entered the Welsh-Ryan Arena media room after a […]

Salmonella infections linked to poorer colon cancer outcomes

By Dilpreet Raju Medill Reports Salmonella could pose a much more long-term health risk than just upending weekend plans with food-poisoning symptoms. According to a study published late last year in in part done by researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago, salmonella infection is considered an environmental risk factor for colon cancer. Researchers at […]