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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

Kristen Schall (Bob’s Burgers) shows off her Mee-Ow hoodie from her days in the Northwestern student comedy group on the Actors & Characters panel of the Mee-Ow Show Fest.
Back row (L to R): Anjali Bhimani (Ms. Marvel), Dermot Mulroney (Hanna), Peter Grosz (VEEP), J.P. Manoux (Phil of the Future) Front row: Jean Villepique (Upright Citizens Brigade), Romy Rosemont (Glee), Jessica Lowe (Wrecked), Kristen Schall (Bobs Burgers), Ana Gasteyer (Saturday Night Live)

The Mee-Ow Show Fest celebrates comedy group’s 50th year with laugh-out-loud reunion

April 7, 2024

Evanston Mayor Daniel Biss decreed April 6, 2024 as Evanston’s official “Mee-Ow Show Day” on Saturday, honoring the longest running college improv and sketch comedy show in America. “Join the...

Stanley Cups, a drink tumbler, has found a cult following, as its tumblers consistently sell out in stores nationwide.

Students weigh in on Stanleys amid tumblers’ soaring popularity

February 8, 2024

Weinberg sophomore Jordyn Howard owns two Stanley cups — not the coveted hockey prize, but the sought-after drink tumbler.  After gaining traction on social media, Stanley cups have repeatedly sold...

Person smiles against background of blue sky and seagulls, with 1989 and Taylor’s Version written above.

Liner Notes: Taylor Swift reminds us she’ll ‘never go out of style’ with ‘1989 (Taylor’s Version)’

October 29, 2023

If 2023 belongs to anyone, it is undoubtedly Taylor Swift. From her monumental Eras Tour to the re-release of her third studio album, “Speak Now,” and especially considering her recent Sunday Night...

The separation in entertainment value between “Weekend Update” and the rest of the show made me question whether watching the entire 90 minutes was worth my time.

Reel Thoughts: ‘Saturday Night Live’ marks its decline with boring season premiere

October 15, 2023

“Saturday Night Live” used to be one of my favorite parts of the week.  I relished the opportunity to watch every crazy, confusing and concerning moment of the past seven days in sketch form. Does...

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...

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