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.

Racism in Video Games

Everybody loves stomping  goombas in Mario, but what if those goombas were black, or hispanic? Video Games can be an escape from the real world, but sometimes, prejudices can seep into our virtual fantasies.

The Economics of Comics

While Barnes and Noble and Mom and Pop bookstores struggle against Amazon.com and e-readers, the comic book industry is growing like a radioactive scientist. How are local comic book stores defying the odds and fighting the forces of the internet?

Urban Exploring in Chicago

I found out about urban exploring on the internet by accident. I meant to search urban engineering, but was intrigued by Google’s¬†recommendation. Wanting to find out what it is, who did it, and how I could get in on it lead me on a long and interesting journey. All you have to do is watch the video to learn about urban exploration and discover one of Chicago’s abandoned buildings.

Privacy Policies in the Age of CISPA

The United States Senate will soon vote on the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act or CISPA, an act allowing websites to anonymously share user information they collect with the Government. Find out what information websites already have on you that could wind up in government hands.

Privacy Policies in the Age of CISPA

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.