Video: Northwestern’s superfan brings color and flair to the season

Jake Shaefer, Northwestern University's Superfan

By Devin Emory From make-up preparation to gym chants, Jake Schaefer is determined to do his part in advancing the Wildcats’ historic season. Here’s a look inside at Northwestern’s most notable super fan as he chronicles his game day strategy. Senior Jake Schaefer dresses in a purple-themed Phantom of the Opera attire for all Northwestern […]

Northwestern fans tiptoe toward March Madness

Northwestern fans

By Devin Emory The ghost of seasons past is ever-lingering in the minds of Northwestern students as they are dubiously excited about what their eyes are seeing. The Wildcats really are good. They actually have a high-percentage chance of making the NCAA tournament and punching their ticket to postseason relevancy. “We’re really excited, but we […]