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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Satirical publication NU Flipside explores relationship between comedy and accountability

March 3, 2022

Northwestern Flipside’s cardinal rule when it comes to creating campus comedy is “punch up, don’t punch down.” The satirical publication churns out articles and headlines about everything from...

A head writer for the Northwestern comedy group Out Da Box and contributor to Sherman Ave, Rishi Mahesh sees his videos as an opportunity to combine vlogging with traditional stand-up comedy.

Q&A: Communication senior Rishi Mahesh talks YouTube quasi-stardom and quarantine comedy

September 22, 2020

Communication senior Rishi Mahesh has amassed a steady following on social media over the pandemic, recently surpassing 700 subscribers on his comedy YouTube channel RISHIPUFF and nearly hitting 10,000...

A scene from BoJack Horseman.

Reel Thoughts: The final season of “BoJack Horseman” is shaping up to be one of the show’s best

November 21, 2019

This piece contains spoilers for Season 6 of “BoJack Horseman.” CW: mental illness Five years ago, Netflix released an animated series about a middle-aged anthropomorphic horse struggling to find...

Does the Northwestern meme page exacerbate toxic productivity habits?

Does the Northwestern meme page exacerbate toxic productivity habits?

November 20, 2019

Content warning: This story discusses mental health and the SAE sexual assault case. In “Northwestern Memes for Technically Top Ten Teens” — formerly “Northwestern Memes for Networking Teens”...

Jimmy Carrane on stage. The comedian is bringing his one-man show, “World’s Greatest Dad(?)” to Judy’s Beat Lounge on Nov. 2.

Evanston comedian talks fatherhood, self-doubt in latest one-person show

October 30, 2019

The same year that his own father died, comedian and improvisation teacher Jimmy Carrane became a dad himself. His latest one-person show, “World’s Greatest Dad(?),” examines fatherhood and how...

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