This isn’t the end of the world

I choose to look at things optimistically   Is there such a thing as a statement loss? Because I think we just had ours. Northwestern came up short against Ohio State, losing 30 – 40. How short? Somewhere around half a yard. If you watched the game, you know the moment I’m talking about. Northwestern […]

Northwestern Football is Back

Oh, that was two weeks ago. Punctuality is not a strong point of mine. The average Northwestern fan’s view of Saturday’s game. Photo by Andrea Schmitz I’d like to pose a question. If Northwestern beats Syracuse but nobody is on campus to hear it, does it make a sound? Normally I like the quarter system. […]

Western Promises

Photo by Dave Reid. Oh, how long it’s been since I’ve written about football. Too long. And there’s still a long summer in the way of me “covering” football next season. But hey, while the offseason is long and torturous, we still get some news from time to time. Take, for instance, the Big Ten’s […]

NFL: No Fun League?

photo: Jennifer Villaume Guys, I have a confession to make. This is a safe place right? No judging? Good. I… I don’t like the NFL. Practically blasphemy in American culture, I know, but it has to be said. Don’t get me wrong, I think college football is divinely inspired and the greatest thing to happen […]

So There’s a Big Game Coming Up

It’s that time of the year in the NFL. There are just two games left until the last game left of the year, and we at The Chronicle couldn’t be more excited. Mostly because the higher ups at The Chron hate football (and most sports), but whatever. So we have a problem. The Chronicle (me) has […]

Are You Ready to Slay Some Taxes?

On Sunday the 2nd, it was confirmed that Northwestern will be playing in the Taxslayer.com Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida. The game will take place on January 1st. The Cats will be facing the Mississippi State Bulldogs of the Southeastern Conference. Yes, I’m aware that most people reading this probably know what conference Mississippi State is […]

Keeping Up With The Joneses

Two Northwestern players with the last name Jones, Tyris Jones and Tony Jones, scored a touchdown in Northwestern’s 50-14 thrashing of the hapless Illini. A third, Christian Jones, came this close to scoring one of his own. That’s half of the Joneses on the team. Why am I bringing up this random fact? A) It’s […]

What the Hell Happened in Ann Arbor?

What a shitty weekend. My computer broke and had to be replaced. The Chron sat out at the Rock and we froze our asses off. And, Northwestern lost to Michigan in one of the most embarrassing manners possible, putting myself and other fans of NU athletics in a state of shell shock, not to mention […]

Shucks

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. The Northwestern Wildcats are leading their opponent for almost the entire game, and then they collapse in the fourth quarter and end up losing. Sound familiar? It should, as it happened just two weeks ago against Penn State (and far too often all of last season). Northwestern was ahead […]

Winning is Winning, I Guess

Northwestern vs. UMinn result: 21-13 It’s good to see Northwestern winning again. Granted, it’s just one game, but after last week’s loss, I was very worried about the future of this team. The Penn State loss was brutal. So much so, that I forgot to write about it because I was too busy drowning in […]