Who’s running for Chicago Mayor – and why?

By: Noah Broder Medill Reports As the February 26 election moves closer and early voting begins, 14 mayoral candidates are working to win the critical¬† 50 percent of the vote. If no candidate receives over half of the vote, there will be a runoff election on April 2 between the top two candidates who receive […]

Turning an adaptive lifestyle into a rewarding lifestyle

By Hannah Gebresilassie A Medill Newsmakers Report When society thinks of people in wheelchairs, we often think of what they can’t do instead of what they can do. In this edition of Medill Newsmakers, wheelchair users in Chicago open up about living an adaptive lifestyle. The perspectives come from gunshot survivors, Skyhawks wheelchair basketball team […]

Rep. Mike Quigley calls for Wrigleyville street closures

Wrigleyville

By Caroline Kenny Due to national security concerns worldwide, Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) is proposing the City of Chicago close Clark and Addison streets during all Chicago Cubs games this baseball season. Quigley, who sits on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, brought up the concept when discussing the Paris and Brussels terror attacks […]