Stories by Matt Leib
A hard-studying student in Deering/ Possessed a very acute sense of hearing.
Believe it or not, famed sociologist Thorstein Veblen played a mean Ultimate Frisbee back in the day.
Over 158 years Northwestern has baffled, antagonized and otherwise annoyed its neighboring Chicago-area schools. Here are the highlights.
Catch a ride in SafeRide's little-known ancestor. Now we're just waiting for SafeCopter.
Our Web comic takes a second look at the obstacles we face.
During midterms, it's tempting to imagine life at other schools.
Morton Schapiro quickly transforms into Northwestern's new president.
Health services takes a new approach to dealing with swine flu.
An obscure 19th century tax law leads to donated fire trucks in 2009.
In 2230, one student finds the remains of an intriguing species in the Lakefill.
The truth behind the Willard dining hall buzzers is revealed.
Our weekly Web comic breaks down the anatomy of Spring Quarter.
Comparing the Somali pirates to their ancient Roman predecessors shows striking similarities.
Northwestern lab technicians finally develop something useful.
You may sign up for a study promising yourself that this time will be different. Northwestern Ink knows better.
A clever, if low-brow, barrel of laughs.
Our webcomic explores the depths of Northwestern Hell.
Reject the traditional clichés surrounding Valentine's Day by having some bromance.
Some people go to extremes to pay for Starbucks.
Our webcomic suggests some improvements to the online course management system.
Exploring the history of Northwestern's life-saving crew.
Our web comic has figured out why there are so many coffee shops in Evanston.
But with all of this clamor and lib’ral flag waving / Let’s not forget that the country needs saving.
Our weekly Web comic summarizes the quarter via stick figure.
How the Roman dictator would fare against our registration foe.
A different take on what's playing on the big screen these days.
Our comic explains why not everything you learn can apply to your real life.
Finding beauty on the sidewalks of Sheridan.
What the campus renovation plan is doing to our beloved buildings.
You're like a paint-by-number, and we just love those things.
Spotted: Two incoming freshmen agape with terror.
A look into binge drinking's toll on your health -- and your waistline.
No, please, don't whack your opponent with the bat.
Please -- just answer the question.
What's the culturally defined problem, officer?
Have you not heard of Patrol Patrol Patrol?
Our weekly Web comic takes on Northwestern's friendly local predators.
Our new weekly Web comic checks in with journalism and expletives.
One last, farewell article. Beardy ole pal, we'll miss you.
We should celebrate bearded peoples’ struggle to surmount clean-shaven oppression.
Kevin Fugaro Fugaro starred in the title role of the Lovers & Madmen production of King Lear which played at ...
Sean Quadlin Sean Quadlin could be thought of as something of a role model for younger Northwestern students who aspire ...
After a Burt Reynolds comparison, our bearded sage reaffirms his hirsute pursuit.
Never grow a facial hair for a losing team, and other rules of sports-related beardage.
Behind every beard there is a story and, as surprising as it may seem, usually a face too.
Weinberg sophomore Dan Wilson hails from Seattle. His beard caught my eye in the 1835 Hinman dining hall. Dan Wilson ...
Growing facial hair reveals much about overcoming obstacles (or, at least, climbing mountains).