Stories by Kimberly Alters
Their Northwestern lives certainly aren’t uniform, but for many low-income students the college experience is marked by feelings of disconnect and isolation.
A McCormick professor explains.
Dillo Day arrived a few months early Wednesday night in the shape of an armadillo.
Echols, a member of the "West Memphis Three" convicted of triple homicide in 1994, spoke about his ordeal after living 18 years on death row.
Concertgoers can expect hipster vibes and top-tier diss tracks at Friday's A&O Blowout.
Willie the Wildcat faces off against other college mascots.
NBN liveblogged the ASG Funding Senate Meeting, in which A-status groups petitioned for more funds to be added to their recommended amount.
Maddy Carpenter and Nikki Parsley are field hockey partners in crime on and off the field.
Both teams will advance to Big Ten Tournament play.
Women's lacrosse kept their streak alive, men's baseball continued their struggles at the plate and women's softball had mixed results against Minnesota.
We live blog the final match of the ISA World Cup.
Former Northwestern receiver Zeke Markshausen talks about his roller coaster NFL career as well as his recent signing with the Kansas City Chiefs.
After a season of various successes and failures, Wildcat basketball coach Bill Carmody will return next year, showing Northwestern's view on athletic success.
Origin doesn't matter nearly as much as ability. Check out these six international points of view from NU men's swimming and diving.
Too busy watching the Super Bowl this weekend? Here's what you may have missed from the Wildcats.
Northwestern’s unpredictable season continued Sunday with a road game against the Illinois Fighting Illini.
If the 'Cats want to remain in NCAA contention, then Sunday's game against Illinois is a must-win.
Even though the end of his life was filled with scandal, the late Penn State coach will remain a college football legend.
"Suddenly, I was on the court at Welsh-Ryan Arena, part of a huge, jumping mass and being pushed from side to side."
Can Northwestern keep its momentum going and score a big victory against Wisconsin on Wednesday? Read this primer to find out NU's chances.
Men's basketball Assistant Coach Ivan Vujic helps international athletes feel at home.
The Wildcats look to add another "statement win" with their last game of the season this weekend.
The 'Cats picked up their sixth win and became bowl-eligible Saturday. See them in action.
Check out the 'Cats successes and failures from Saturday as they fight for a bowl game.
Assistant Coach Fred Hill hopes to work alongside Coach Bill Carmody to make the 'Cats tournament-ready.
What did you think about the option of a purple court, which didn’t ultimately win the competition?
With Juice Thompson gone, Northwestern forward John Shurna has stepped into a new role as the clear face of the Wildcats' basketball program.
Our canny sports editors offer their predictions for the men's and women's teams. Will they make the tournament? Will they win 20 games? What say you?
With a new season comes new players on the rise. Look out for Drew Crawford and JerShon Cobb on the men's team, plus Kendall Hackney on the women's.
NBN Sports discusses.
Despite the Wildcats' recent woes, one thing is for sure: the Persa - Ebert combination is stronger than ever.
Alex Wilson and Doug Gibson trained together for their first-ever 26.2-mile races.
Photos from Northwestern's lost to Michigan Saturday after a third quarter collapse.
The Wildside is pushing hard for more students in the seats and more opportunities to interact with the athletic department.
Fitz, Burgie and Hooten to judge athletes' moves off the field.
North by Northwestern checks out this week in Spring Quarter sports.
"You might think he’d be bitter. You might think he’d feel cheated, or cursed. But Jeff Ryan is still very much a team player."
“I came to Northwestern because it was a challenge,” Winter told the Chicago Sun-Times in March of 1978. “If I thought it was impossible, I wouldn’t have taken the job.”
Is it sexist to refuse to face a girl in competition? Religion and wrestling have different answers.
In another too-close-for-comfort game, the Wildcats managed to hold off the Iowa Hawkeyes, winning in Welsh-Ryan by a score of ...
In light of Carmody's recent extension, we wondered how four fictional coaches would lead the 'Cats.
A narrow defeat, though the pain runs deep from NU's game with OSU on Saturday.
Being a Los Angeles Lakers fan might seem like an easy ride on the bandwagon, but for this writer -- it's real serious.
The Wildcats game isn't the only non-baseball event Wrigley Field has featured over the years.
Watch Northwestern and Iowa go head-to-head at our last home game of the season this Saturday.
The Northwestern men's basketball's best chance at the NCAA tournament is this year.
This weekend, impress your friends with Nittany Lion trivia off the field.
Some teammates have been playing sports together even before coming to NU.