Catnip is a student-interest, variety video publication and branch of the Northwestern News Network. We create progressive content that explores all corners of the Northwestern community. We work to cover issues that are important to NU students. Visit our Facebook page to learn more!

Spring 2019:


CATNIP TALKS TINDER: Funny pickup lines. Worst first date stories. And Tinder's effect on college dating culture. Bryce Wilcoxson asked NU students about all things Tinder.

Posted by Catnip on Friday, April 12, 2019

Winter 2019:

NU VOICES: Mental Wellness

NU VOICES: We are excited to release our new video series, NU Voices!! For each video, we will be asking a diverse group of Northwestern students what a certain word or phrase means to them. Our first video is on mental wellness. If you are interested in sharing your story in a future NU Voices video, please feel free to fill out this google form: to: Austin Benavides, Sophia Crum, Harry Echtman, Christine Hwang, Ikechi Ihemeson, Binah Schatsky & Sophie Stern

Posted by Catnip on Tuesday, March 5, 2019


CATNIP SPREADS THE LOVE: Whitney Tesi handed out roses to spread the love this Valentine's Day ~ Here's to love in all its forms ??

Posted by Catnip on Thursday, February 14, 2019


QUARTER RELIEF WITH CATNIP: What better way is there to relieve stress than to throw snowballs at Charlie Rhoad?

Posted by Catnip on Monday, January 28, 2019

Fall 2018:

You gotta be KITTEN me!

You gotta be KITTEN me. A peanut is a fruit? Is the Lakefill by an ocean? Watch how we tricked students with trivia questions!

Posted by Catnip on Thursday, November 15, 2018

CATNIP LEARNS TO DANCE with Refusionshaka!

CATNIP LEARNS TO DANCE: Did you ever want to learn how to do the dougie or the weird fortnite dance? Well we did! So we had some Refusionshaka dancers teach us!

Posted by Catnip on Friday, November 9, 2018

CATNIP IN THE KITCHEN: Holiday Sugar Cookies

CATNIP IN THE KITCHEN: Catnip's Liam Lecka faced off against first-year Zoe Malin in this holiday baking challenge! Zoe owns her own baking company (To Be Gluten Free) and Liam… doesn't bake that much.

Posted by Catnip on Friday, December 7, 2018

How much would you spend on EMERGENCY NUTELLA at the new Lisa's Cafe feat. Plum Market?

How much would you spend on EMERGENCY NUTELLA at the new Lisa's Cafe feat. Plum Market? Plum Market doesn't have plums… and a lot of students think it is way overpriced. So, we had them guess the price of a few items in our latest video!

Posted by Catnip on Wednesday, October 24, 2018


IS NORTHWESTERN REALLY A TOP TEN UNIVERSITY? YOU DECIDE. Charlie Rhoad asks students about their TENTH favorite things: movies, pasta shapes, residence halls, Greek food, and frats.

Posted by Catnip on Sunday, October 7, 2018

SPRING Executive Board

Executive Producers: Sian Shin and Meredith Sonnefeldt

Producers: Charlie Rhoad, Liam Lecka, Whitney Tesi

Music Director: Charlie Rhoad

Web Director: Avery Van Etten