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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

Ranked the third-best school for aspiring comedians by College Magazine in 2019, Northwestern was once home to many of today’s late-night and stand-up stars.

A guide to Northwestern’s vibrant comedy scene

August 11, 2023

The story is all too familiar: A Wildcat doesn’t make the cut for Mee-Ow their freshman year but goes on to perform at The Second City — Chicago’s premier comedy club — post-graduation, only to...

Meghan Markle smiling, looking at her husband, Prince Harry, who is seated to her right.

Alumni Quiz: How well do you know Northwestern’s notable alumni?

February 24, 2023
Try your hand at this week's news quiz to test your knowledge of Northwestern alumni.
The 2012 production of “Metamorphoses” at Lookingglass Theatre Company. The theater company was founded by Northwestern alums after an experimental production of “Alice in Wonderland” in 1987.

Lookingglass Theatre Company builds community and inventive art through its unique ensemble-based approach

May 13, 2020

The Monthly The first ever Lookingglass Theatre Company production took place in the Jones Great Room. A group of Northwestern students, led by David Schwimmer (Communication ‘88), put on an...

George R.R. Martin talks with the audience about his fantasy series, “A Song of Ice and Fire,” during a Q&A at Cahn Auditorium in November. “Game of Thrones,” which is based on his series, won three Emmys on Sunday, bringing the show’s total to 38 wins.

Northwestern alumni dominate Emmys, break records

September 18, 2016

Northwestern alumni won big at the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, including Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ fifth consecutive award for her role in “Veep.” Louis-Dreyfus (Communication ‘83)...

The best television shows featuring Northwestern alums

The best television shows featuring Northwestern alums

March 5, 2014

Northwestern routinely turns out some of the most talented people in Hollywood, mostly from the School of Communication. It is almost impossible to attend a student production without thinking, "That person...

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