College athletes learn to ask for help with mental health
By Astasia Williams On Jan 9, 2017, the Northwestern women’s basketball team endured a tragedy with one of their own. Jordan Hankins, a 19-year-old sophomore from Indianapolis, died by suicide. Hankins was on the pre-med fast track and a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority. The reasoning for Hankins’s suicide has not been made public. Her […]
Women’s basketball community comes together to support loss of Northwestern player
By Allie Burger Shock and sadness continue to radiate through the Chicago women’s basketball community following the suicide of Northwestern sophomore Jordan Hankins. As Northwestern continues to deal with the aftermath of Hankins’ Jan. 9 death, the effects of the tragedy have also extended to surrounding women’s programs.
Freshman guard returns home for Big Ten tournament
By Michelle R. Martinelli Video By Hannah Gebresilassie INDIANAPOLIS — As a 9-year-old girl standing on an empty court at the Big Ten Tournament, Jordan Hankins was in awe of how huge it looked. Although she wasn’t intimidated and took advantage of being able to shoot around before the teams and their fans showed up, […]