Stories by Susie Neilson

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."

Susie Neilson,

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. ...

Susie Neilson,

As consecutive all-nighters turn into a source of pride, students ignore the long-term effects that come with a culture of sleeplessness.

Susie Neilson,

"The fact is that solving world poverty requires broader understanding than a story of a hungry girl in rural India can provide."

Susie Neilson,

We talk with writer George Saunders about his writing process and unorthodox background.

Susie Neilson,

"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.

Susie Neilson,

"From an air-pressed square of neat concrete / I shimmy up a chimney, wriggle and bleed"

Susie Neilson,

"All good stories focus on important details and skip the rest."

Susie Neilson,

We sat down with Nebula, who performed in Block 8 of DM 2013.

Susie Neilson,

Check out our cheat sheet of dance moves guaranteed to keep you going for 30 hours of DM this weekend.

Susie Neilson,

Professor David Standish wrote his way through rock and roll.

Susie Neilson,

"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."

Susie Neilson,

Northwestern students aren’t so dependent on study drugs.

Susie Neilson,

Macklemore entertains while perfectly encapsulating Seattle's hipness and serving as a mouthpiece for social change.

Susie Neilson,

SuperSonic Ensemble brings video game melodies to life.

From Chipotle to Blomquist, find out what fitness means to these six writers.

Susie Neilson,

One writer addresses her friends' inability to get over their beef with her new vegan lifestyle.

Susie Neilson,

Flights to Los Angeles, hours and hours of production a day and knives being thrown at actors? Welcome to Sidekicked.

Susie Neilson,

The Northwestern alum gave an unmatchable unique performance Saturday night.

Susie Neilson,

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.

Susie Neilson,

NBN's Susie Neilson interviewed Will Ferrell (yes, that Will Ferrell) about his latest film, done in the style of telenovelas.

Susie Neilson,

This eclectic group of theaters will get you out of bed and to the cinema.

Susie Neilson,

You'll never have to buy another Aquafina again.

Susie Neilson,

Zola Jesus brought musical savvy and personal charm to Lincoln Hall on Tuesday. Read Susan Neilson's account for all the details.

Susie Neilson,

Improvised rap about Oreos and Goldfish, poems about The Keg, sketch comedy and Beethoven appeared at the talent show at J.J. Java.

Susie Neilson,

"I'm Almost Not Crazy," a Block Museum film series, challenges film industry norms with risky work from Hollywood insiders.

Susie Neilson,

Didn't swing a ticket to Indio this year? Don't despair – we've put together a substitute for just for you.

Susie Neilson,

"I met a fairy, a gorilla, a Power Ranger and five new friends. And in four frozen hours, we made history."