Stories by Susie Neilson
"I’m about to graduate college, and in the most liminal space of my life, and I feel like I’m forever trapped in Matilda’s chokey."
One writer's reflection on why institutional racism is more than bad wallpaper.
No longer dismissed to Walden-like hermitage, the folksy flannel wearer strums his guitar under shocks of autumn-colored leaves, serenading squirrels. ...
As consecutive all-nighters turn into a source of pride, students ignore the long-term effects that come with a culture of sleeplessness.
"The fact is that solving world poverty requires broader understanding than a story of a hungry girl in rural India can provide."
We talk with writer George Saunders about his writing process and unorthodox background.
"When you don’t have a laptop, time has a way of folding in on itself."
Wildcat Days seek to sell regular decision students on NU, leaving current students with diverse opinions about their experiences, or lack thereof, at Wildcat Days.
"From an air-pressed square of neat concrete / I shimmy up a chimney, wriggle and bleed"
"All good stories focus on important details and skip the rest."
Check out our cheat sheet of dance moves guaranteed to keep you going for 30 hours of DM this weekend.
"Most of us see self-sacrifice in some form – a breathless schedule, devotion to some cause, a strict diet for sports or style – as obligatory."
Macklemore entertains while perfectly encapsulating Seattle's hipness and serving as a mouthpiece for social change.
From Chipotle to Blomquist, find out what fitness means to these six writers.
One writer addresses her friends' inability to get over their beef with her new vegan lifestyle.
Flights to Los Angeles, hours and hours of production a day and knives being thrown at actors? Welcome to Sidekicked.
The Northwestern alum gave an unmatchable unique performance Saturday night.
Northwestern's first music reality show will air on the university TV channel for the next five Wednesdays, but where did the idea come from?
From Harvey to Roger Rabbit, it's time for a breakdown of some of pop culture's most infamous bunnies/bunny get-ups.
NBN's Susie Neilson interviewed Will Ferrell (yes, that Will Ferrell) about his latest film, done in the style of telenovelas.
This eclectic group of theaters will get you out of bed and to the cinema.
Zola Jesus brought musical savvy and personal charm to Lincoln Hall on Tuesday. Read Susan Neilson's account for all the details.
Improvised rap about Oreos and Goldfish, poems about The Keg, sketch comedy and Beethoven appeared at the talent show at J.J. Java.
"I'm Almost Not Crazy," a Block Museum film series, challenges film industry norms with risky work from Hollywood insiders.
Didn't swing a ticket to Indio this year? Don't despair – we've put together a substitute for just for you.