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

The Daily Northwestern

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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...

A microphone is made up of comedy words with the words ‘The Set-Up’ in front

The Set-Up aims to break barriers, bring stand-up comedy to more students

February 11, 2023

Communication junior Stephen Peng and Communication senior Will Mulder said there were no comedy clubs strictly dedicated to stand-up when they came to Northwestern.  They now serve as co-presidents...

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The Set-Up