An alum of Northwestern, Sarah Sherman, will be joining the cast of SNL this season. Meanwhile, a New Trier alum, Beck Bennett announced his departure from the show.
A Northwestern University graduate and former host of a variety show in Chicago will join the cast of "Saturday Night Live" as its 47th season kicks off this week.
Sarah Sherman, who is also known by her stage name Sarah Squirm, is one of three new cast members announced Monday by producers of the NBC show, along with Aristotle Athari and James Austin Johnson.
"SNL just made a HUGE mistake," Sherman tweeted in response to the announcement.
You can read more about Sarah below and see what Beck said about leaving SNL!