Breaking the Streak

N-U Phoria! Northwestern finally, finally, wins another bowl game. For Northwestern, the 2013 Taxslayer Gator Bowl win is more than just a victory.

The Drought

Northwestern hadn’t won a bowl game since the ’49 Rose Bowl. By the time the ‘Cats made it to the 2013 Taxslayer Gator Bowl, a win was LONG overdue.

Northwestern 1962 and Now


Northwestern junior, Harry Swartout shares how Northwestern football is playing at a level not seen in Evanston since 1962

Northwestern Recruitng: Diamonds in the Rough

Northwestern’s versatile offensive duo of Venric Mark and Kain Colter have been lighting up the scoreboard on the way to a 5-0 record for the Wildcats, but neither player was heavily recruited out of high school. Northwestern junior, Harry Swartout finds out how Northwestern’s recruiting staff was able to find these diamonds in the rough and what they did to convince them to commit.

Echoes of Otto

Otto Graham was the best athlete to ever step onto Northwestern’s campus. Almost 70 years later, triple threat QB Kain Colter evokes memories of Otto’s athletic prowess for a modern NU squad.

Harry Swartout Goes Clubbing

Everybody knows and loves varsity sports at a Big Ten School like Northwestern, but what about club sports? Don’t worry, I’m here to go behind the scenes and tell you what makes Northwestern Club Sports great. For my first episode, I visited the Table Tennis club.

Episode 2

On this week’s episode of Harry Swartout Goes Clubbing, I hit the ice to learn about the student coached Women’s Ice Hockey team.

Episode 3

This week, I’m back on the ice…the dimply curling ice. Watch me finally find out what Curling is all about.

Episode 4

Ready for some Disk? I learned about the classic collegiate game Ultimate Frisbee, but found out its about more than hanging out on the quads.

Episode 5

Squash, it’s like racketball right? WRONG! I learned that Squash is its own ridiculously demanding sport.