Medill Newsmakers: Amid uptick in school shootings, Lurie Children’s Hospital creates initiative to keep students alive

By Kennedy Chase Medill Reports Lurie Children’s Hospital’s nurses, surgeons and doctors travel around Chicago teaching students the necessary skills they need to feel prepared against any potential trauma they might face inside and/or outside of school.   TRANSCRIPT NARRATION: Welcome to Medill Newsmakers. I’m Kennedy Chase. Let’s continue the conversation of gun violence but […]

WATCH: Andrea Metcalf: From TV news health expert to full-time Pilates instructor

By Kennedy Chase Medill Reports Former television news health expert Andrea Metcalf is now the founder and owner of Pilates studio Heat 3.0 in Lincoln Park, Chicago. She now brings her health and fitness expertise to her studio as the head Pilates instructor.      TRANSCRIPT: [Andrea Metcalf’s Workout Wednesday archived video] Kennedy Chase: HEALTH […]

WATCH: Chicagoans rally in honor of Tyre Nichols

By Kennedy Chase Medill Reports In light of the recent murder of Tyre Nichols, for which five Memphis police officers have been charged, the Chicago Alliance along with other local organizations rallied together Jan. 30 in Federal Plaza in solidarity. Although the temperature was below freezing, that did not stop this emotional crowd from rallying […]