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Chicago News Report – August 6

Nicole Croteau, Max Goodman, Tim Hackett, Shannon Longworth and Karleigh Stone
Medill Reports

Today on Chicago News Report.

Seven people were killed and nearly 50 others wounded on the city’s most violent weekend of the year. Tim Hackett went to the West Side to investigate three different shootings.

Are you ready for back-to-school shopping? An organization in Auburn Gresham is working hard to make sure supplies are available for Chicago public school students.

And after 14 years, Krispy Kreme is opening a downtown location. Find out where you can get your glazed goodies in the Windy City.

Photo at top: Cabinets galore at the Creative Chicago Reuse Exchange (Shannon Longworth/MEDILL)

College athletes tackle mental health

By Max Goodman
Medill Reports

Take a moment and think about the amount of responsibilities that are on any college varsity athlete’s plate…

These student athletes have a full slate of practices, games, classes, assignments and meetings on a daily basis. Not to mention seeking out sleep, a social life, relationships, family matters and time to just relax.

On this episode of Medill Newsmakers we take a deep look at how these busy, high pressure and often overwhelming schedules impact the mental health of these young adults.

Photo at top: Kiley Jones, pitcher on the Loyola Ramblers softball team, smiles while examining the diamond. (Kiley Jones/@kileyjones00 on Instagram)