George Beres, a Eugene, Ore. writer, is a 1955 graduate of Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism and the former Sports Information Director for Northwestern University and the University of Oregon.  He has ties to NU's athletic department spanning the fifties, sixties and seventies.

In January 2004 Mr. Beres posted a series of his columns to  Click any of the links below to view Mr. Beres' articles addressing NU history, his experiences as SID, and the state of collegiate athletics.

NU and the Mud Cost Michigan the 1925 National Title (Posted Jan. 25, 2004)

Miami Losses Paid Dividends, And Now Northwestern Can Choose Another (Jan. 25, 2004)

All Universities Should Heed the Clarion Call of Vanderbilt (Jan. 11, 2004)

Views expressed by Mr. Beres are not necessarily shared by