Posts in category "Sports"

In Defense of the Bandwagon Fan

In Defense of the Bandwagon Fan
If you asked me in March how the Blackhawks were doing, I would have replied “Good…right? They’re usually good… I think.” Ask me how the Blackhawks are doing now, I could give you Corey Crawford’s stats, who scored the winning goal and which player has been injured in the last two series. Yes, I’m the... Read more »

How To Survive The NCAA Basketball Championship If Your Team Lost In The First Round (of the Horizon League tournament)

How To Survive The NCAA Basketball Championship If Your Team Lost In The First Round (of the Horizon League tournament)
The City of Big Shoulders also happens to be the city of Big Ten and Big East alumni, thrilled to cheer their team to the championship when March Madness descends on the sports world each year. This is a fun experience- unless you go to Loyola. For us Ramblers, March is not a time to... Read more »

Weekly News Crunch, Wk. 9

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The Weekly News Crunch is a video published weekly by ChiU Contributor, Michelle Kingston, who brings forth one international story, one national, one Chicago story, one college story, and one story she found personally interesting within the week. Like what you see? Then follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
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Online Campus: Six Links That Will Make You Think

Online Campus: Six Links That Will Make You Think
This week, the internet has been buzzing over college.  Check out these links and get the conversation going: NPR reports that college costs are going up, according to a College Board report released on Tuesday This OpEd from WaPo says that NCAA athletes should be allowed to major in “sports” According to the WSJ, 90′s... Read more »

Super Bowl XLV - College Style

Located at 2432 N Lincoln Ave. Has a great assortment of beers on tap if your looking for something other than whatever the $1 beer of the night is
  It has come, Super Bowl weekend, and yes, I know Chicago residents are still a bit bitter that the Bears did not make the cut. But, that does not mean you can’t celebrate the event. Now, you have an even better excuse to get your friends together and drink your sorrows away (while yelling... Read more »

Hello NFC Championship Game: The Chicago Bears vs Green Bay Packers

Do you cringe when you hear the phrase “Go Pack Go”? I tend to get visibly sick. Don’t get me wrong, I respect a good rivalry, but this is more than that. Rivalry is the act of competition for a profit or prize. This is no mere rivalry; it’s a hatred that stems to the... Read more »
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Illinois vs. Northwestern in Wrigleyville

Illinois vs. Northwestern in Wrigleyville
           Today Northwestern played University of Illinois at Wrigley Field. I saw a lot of purple, but Illinois took the win!   48-27