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Ruckus goes wild

Two Ruckus members, sophomores Clare Donaher and Patrick Meyer, perform their routine that revolves around rotating troupe members in and out in the middle of skits.

By Rachel Saula, For The Pitt News

January 22, 2019

In G24 of the Cathedral, students gathered in Hawaiian shirts and safari hats for an evening with the improv troupe Ruckus.

Lingering Laughter: Pitt’s LGBTQ+ community takes on the comedy scene

For the last episode of Pitt Tonight  for the 2017-18  school year, host Andrew Dow invited best friend Dominic Hendrickson on Pitt Tonight to be his guest. (Photo courtesy of Andrew Dow, taken by Valkyrie Speaker)

By Sarah Connor, Culture Editor

May 30, 2018

When Andrew Dow isn’t making crowds of people laugh as the host of Pitt Tonight or performing onstage with the improv group Ruckus, he can be found spending his summer in his hometown of Abington, just 15 miles outside of Philadelphia. As he cozied up to his dog on a mid-May evening, he and his mot...

Leave them laughing: campus comedy grows

Margo Smith | Staff Photographer

By Eric Acosta / Staff Writer

May 31, 2016

One of Pittsburgh’s most recent cultural transformations can be found in the city’s budding comedy scene. In just the past couple of years, comedy on campus and in the city at large has quickly morphed from a side attraction into the main event. On any given night, the practicing comedian can sho...

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