By Samone Blair Medill Reports Despite changes to Easter celebrations across the globe due to the coronavirus, Rev. Chris Wadelton of Columbus, Indiana, hopes his parishioners will remember Easter 2020 as a time of hope. Wadelton, the Pastor at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, sees silver linings in the health crisis both with charitable acts and […]
By Samone Blair Medill Reports Supporters for Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential bid who attended his Grant Park rally disagreed about whether they would vote for former Vice President Joe Biden if Sanders doesn’t win the nomination.
By Samone Blair Medill Reports Three weeks ago, former Vice President Joe Biden was polling at 20% support amongst Illinois democrats according to Victory Research. This week, he’s at 63% in a Gravis Marketing poll. Based on the tumultuous nature of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, both of these polls were right at the time […]
By Samone Blair Medill Reports Protestors gathered at Daley Plaza Feb. 25 to call for the release of Gerald Reed, an inmate who was allegedly tortured by Chicago detectives, after a Circuit Court Judge reversed a decision that had granted him a new trial. On Feb. 14, Judge Thomas Hennelly reversed the December 2018 decision […]
By Samone Blair and Emine Yücel Medill Reports When asked if they could name five presidential candidates, the majority of Clemson University students surveyed before the South Carolina primary could only name former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders. All the students Medill School’s Q’s on the Quad talked to had questions they […]
By Samone Blair Medill Reports Hyde Park resident André J. Washington hopes to be one of 155 Illinoisans who will head to Milwaukee for the Democratic National Convention after being elected as a pledged delegate during the March 17 primary.
By Samone Blair and Emine Yücel Medill Reports Medill School’s Q’s on the Quad visited Claflin, a historically black university in Orangeburg, South Carolina, to ask students how they feel about Democratic presidential primary candidates’ plans on supporting HBCUs.
By Samone Blair and Emine Yücel Medill Reports The majority of the South Carolina State, a historically black university, students surveyed by Medill School’s Q’s on the Quad said they have been to at least one Democratic presidential candidate’s local town hall.
By Samone Blair and Emine Yücel Medill Reports The day after the New Hampshire primary, Medill School’s Q’s on the Quad asked students at the University of South Carolina in Columbia whether what’s happening in other state’s primaries would affect who they will be voting for on Saturday’s South Carolina primary. While some said even […]