Media sources report news about six students from North Central College who were studying in Japan when the earthquake and tsunami hit March 11. They have contacted their families and are safe.
Chicago Tribune, March 11: “Chicagoans scramble to contact loved ones in Japan”
NBCChicago, March 12: “Naperville students in Japan are OK”
The Beacon-News, March 13: “Locals with ties to Japan scramble to reach loved ones amid chaos”