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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


A brief introduction to NU’s 12 a cappella groups.

The aca-demic handbook: Your guide to NU’s 12 a cappella groups

August 6, 2023

For incoming Wildcats, joining an a cappella ensemble can be a great way to start the year on  a high note. But with fall auditions taking place the second week of the school year and so many groups to...

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X-Factors provides a home on campus for its members, vibrant music for its audiences

November 21, 2022

Northwestern’s all-pink coed a cappella group, X-Factors, is home to a unique group of students passionate about music.  The X-Factors was formed in 2001 by a small group of students to “produce...

Three people wearing green sing into a microphone.

Find your tune in Northwestern’s a cappella scene

August 12, 2022

Hoping to live out your “Pitch Perfect” fantasies? Look no further than Northwestern’s 13 a cappella groups.  Whether you’re looking for a group that competes, celebrates cultural music or...

A microphone with purple music notes around it.

Finding your voice: a guide to Northwestern a cappella

August 16, 2021

Whether you’re looking to use your singing voice to compete at a collegiate level or just want to make friends who share your love of singing, the a cappella scene at Northwestern can cater to your every...

 Student a cappella groups prepare for fall recruitment, album release and upcoming showcase.

Student a cappella groups adjust strategies for fall quarter

October 15, 2020

During a usual Fall Quarter, student a cappella groups like Brown Sugar, X-Factors and Freshman Fifteen would be recruiting and preparing for the fall showcase. However, after Northwestern canceled...

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