Medill Newsmakers: Northwestern University Athletics spring sports round up
By Shaaz Peerani Medill Reports Medill Newsmakers is a series of broadcasts dedicated to taking an in-depth look at a single topic. Each broadcast features the newsmakers in Chicago and elsewhere who are at the forefront of these issues. Shaaz Peerani is a sports reporter at Medill. You can follow him on Twitter at @Shaazyp.
Creating a TRiiBE of her own
By Grace Asiegbu Medill Reports On the ninth floor of the historic Nichols Tower on the West Side of Chicago sits a shared workspace with creaky floors and the smell of old books. Tiffany Walden, 31, walked out of a corner office with a bright smile. Tiffany relayed all the meetings and work she hadn’t […]
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 […]
The pressure for success in Chicago sports
By: Nick Mantas and Aaron Rose Medill Reports The Chicago Bears and Bulls haven’t won a championship in this century. ESPN and Sun Times reporters weigh in on the reasons for what has led to their unsuccessful seasons and what next season could bring for both organizations. During the second segment, we talk about the challenges of […]