Latest News

Ashley Hackett,
According to a working paper co-authored by Kellogg professor Craig Garthwaite, Chicago’s high rates of gun violence may have less to do with gun policy and more to do with a cultural phenomenon:
Jacob Munoz,
Northwestern’s first-ever Big Ten Championship Game was injury-heavy, turnover-filled, and filled with both exciting highs and disappointing lows.

Recent Comments

Today's Scoop

Creative Commons
Whiz Kids
More ‘gifted’ children are struggling with the transition into Northwestern because they are no longer the biggest fish in the pond.
Creative Commons
Laugh it off
In the era of #MeToo, Harvey Weinstein and Brett Kavanaugh, Northwestern students are increasingly using pointed comedy to talk about rape and campus sexual harassment.
Creative Commons
Mo' money, mo' problems
Ten days before classes started in September, Catie May, along with about a dozen other leaders of community service clubs on campus, received an email informing them that the university’s “community service van program” no longer existed.
Photo credit: Karli Goldenberg
Enough is enough
Members of the Northwestern community and beyond gathered Saturday evening in Lutkin Hall to attend “Guns, Activism, Change,” a conversation that featured Samantha Fuentes and Jaclyn Corin.
Creative Commons
No matter where you’re headed in January, here’s how to figure out your winter quarter storage situation.
As fate and Dererk Pardon (20 PTS, 5 REB) would have it, Northwestern (6-3, 0-2) played up to Michigan’s caliber, coming back from a 15 point deficit before losing a 62-60 nail-biter.

On The Blogs

This Is My Jam
The past two years alone have seen a surge in disco-inspired songs.
This Is My Jam
Hasan Minhaj challenged those norms when Netflix began sponsoring his weekly series on U.S. central topics, Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj, this past October.
This Is My Jam
These songs are bops and not just for post-breakup vibes.
This Is My Jam
Couldn't get enough of your cringey middle school years? This show's for you.
This Is My Jam
Songs that will make you feel like you're in Miami, or make you want to hit up an ex you never had.
This Is My Jam
Cuffing szn and R&B go hand-in-hand.
This Is My Jam
From May 25 to June 23, Kanye’s label G.O.O.D. Music dropped one album every week, each exclusively containing beats produced by Mr. West himself from his studio in Wyoming.
My Box
If any of you guys are going to Berlin and want to party with the Mistress in a dungeon somewhere, hit me up. ;)

Writer Spotlight

Subscribe to NBN

Love North by Northwestern's magazine, but don't live in Evanston? Subscribe, and we'll mail you a copy of the magazine every quarter!

Advertise With NBN

Are you part of a local business or student group? We offer affordable ways to advertise in both web and print. For more details, see our Media Kit.