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Administrators Tell College Athletes: Don't Worry, Be Happy

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.31.2014 | Sports
Leo W. Gerard

These young people place their health in jeopardy every time they step on the field. They know that. They love the game, and they're willing to take necessary risks. But they shouldn't be exposed to unnecessary risks. No amount of scholarship money justifies endangering young people needlessly.

Northwestern University Football Players Form Their Own Team

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 04.05.2014 | Sports
Leo W. Gerard

For decades, college football players absorbed some pretty cheap shots from their schools and the NCAA.

The Significance of College Athletes Signing Union Cards

Ellen J. Staurowsky | Posted 04.02.2014 | Sports
Ellen J. Staurowsky

In a player-centered attempt to organize, Northwestern football players have done what the college sport system and American higher education have failed to do over the span of more than a hundred years.

Fossil Fuel Fury: Climate Change Activist Barnstorms Through 21 Towns Inciting Fiscal Revolution

Roxane Assaf | Posted 01.20.2013 | Green
Roxane Assaf

If Noam Chomsky is right that there's no way the ordinary citizen could possibly understand the threat of climate change by getting their news from mainstream media, no worries. 350.org's revered enviro-guru Bill McKibben makes housecalls.