DePaul wins for the third straight year at the Big East Women’s Basketball Tournament

By Miyah Keller Medill Reports Winning is never a guaranteed formula for competitive athletes but, supporters of DePaul University Women’s Basketball are becoming accustomed to seeing their team in the March finals. The No. 1 seed Blue Demons conquered their third consecutive women’s basketball tournament championship March 9 with an 88-74 triumph over second seed […]

Minority within a minority: Artists’ work grabs you into their worlds

By Miyah Keller Medill Reports Two artists, two different styles, two master visions. Beyond the rainbow flag, two artists burrow underneath the surface to spark light on what curators call “inspiration.” “These drawings are my escape and my comfort,” said artist Angelica Campbell. “This work is made out of my necessity to be creative.” The […]

Cha-ching for charity: Chicago diva hosts HamBINGO, drag-queen style

By Miyah Keller Medill Reports With shiny heels clicking, the long-legged drag queen struts fashion poses and a dramatic hairdo for Drag Queen Bingo at Hamburger Mary’s Brew & Grille, 5400 N. Clark St. It’s all for a noble cause. “Nothing is too crazy. If you have an idea talk it out with people who […]

‘Her time to play!’ WNBA stars empower Chicago girls in basketball

By Miyah Keller Medill Reports The Junior NBA Day celebrated youth basketball with pro coaching for boys and girls as part of 2020 NBA All Star Weekend. More than 1,000 Chicago Public School students from nearly 50 Chicago neighborhoods participated in the 5th annual mentoring event at Navy Pier. “The world is yours. This is […]

Speak your truth at OUTspoken’s monthly storytelling event

By Miyah Keller Medill Reports From speaking out on the acceptance of the LGBTQ community to speaking the truth about our own lives, storytelling can bring awareness to diversity. OUTspoken is Chicago’s storytelling event celebrating unique personal stories from across the LGBTQ community. On the first Tuesday of every month, people from Chicago’s LGBTQ community […]