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 […]
Indoor Climbing: America’s Hottest New Workout?
By Kathleen McAuliffe When Daniel Duane spent his weekends scaling Yosemite in the 1980s, climbing was an outdoor experience, as rooted in nature as in physical challenge. After an extended hiatus, Duane returned to the sport, when his 11-year-old daughter Hannah joined a competitive climbing team. But when he dropped in on her practices at […]
Despite appeals, many black voters still lukewarm on Clinton
By Nia Prater and Yu-Ning Aileen Chuang A group of 10 to 12 people gathered on the third floor of the San Lucas United Church of Christ Sunday afternoon, not for worship, but for political action. After making selections from a buffet table full of coffee, donuts and mandarin oranges, they assembled to discuss strategy. […]
Will local millennials defy traditional voter ‘drop-off’ patterns?
By Sarah Haas and Nia Prater The voting phenomenon widely known as the millennial “drop-off” may not hold to be entirely true for young people in the Chicago area on Nov. 8. A combination of factors, including registration drives on college campuses and the contentiousness of some hotly contested national and local races, seem to […]