Wildcat fans go out in crazy costumes to end the last game in arena

Student Colors

By Alexis Wainwright Students and fans said goodbye to one of the homes for Northwestern University’s sports on Sunday as Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston hosted its last game and long-planned renovations will soon begin. Part of the farewell: crazy costumes for the regular basketball season home finale. Two fans stole the show with their onesies. […]

Northwestern’s Anthony Walker Jr. becomes top NFL prospect

Anthony Walker Jr.

By Alexis Wainwright After a remarkable season with Northwestern University, Anthony Walker Jr. was invited to the 2017 NFL Combine. After seven weeks of intense training, Walker Jr. performed in the 2017 NFL Combine last weekend in Indianapolis, Indiana. Walker ran a 4.65 in the 40 yard dash. He also finished tied for fifth with […]

The Wildcats head to the 2017 Big Ten Tournament

Women's Basketball Team

By Alexis Wainwright Now that the regular season is over, the Northwestern women’s basketball team is headed into the 2017 Big Ten Tournament. The Wildcats play Iowa March 2 at noon C.T. on the Big Ten Network. The winner will advance to play no. 1 seed Ohio State on Friday. That game will also be […]

Chicagoans take advantage of the warm weather

Warm Weather

By Alexis Wainwright Chicago is making history with its record-breaking warm temperatures. The warmth continues for a fifth consecutive day and residents are out enjoying the sun. Wednesday could see a high of 70-degrees, then Thursday will be much cooler compared to these last few days. Photo at top: Area residents enjoy the warm temperatures […]

Midwest residents travel to Washington for Women’s March Saturday.

By Alexis Wainwright Marching in downtown Chicago for the Women’s March this weekend might have seemed vital for many, but others thought it was far more crucial to march in the nation’s capital. Thousands of Midwesterners traveled to Washington Saturday joining an estimated 500,000 protesters on the National Mall. Women and their families throughout the […]

Protests break out at O’Hare after Trump’s executive order on refugees

By Alexis Wainwright Thousands of protesters descended on airports across the United States — including Chicago’s O’Hare — last weekend after scores of international travelers were detained following President Donald Trump’s travel ban on refugees and citizens from several countries. The executive order signed on Friday barred Syrian refugees from entering the U.S. for an […]

Chicagoan shares an experience and neighborly kinship with Barack Obama

Chicagoan shares an experience and neighborly kinship with Barack Obama

By Alexis Wainwright What many south side Chicagoans liked the most about Barack Obama is that he lived down the street: accessible, real and humble. Unlike presidents of the past he had a house on a city street, like most of us. South-side resident Shawntavia Brazil explains why she had to be a part of […]