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Some help with how to combat panic attacks

Some help with how to combat panic attacks

Marissa de la Cerda, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Dizziness. Heart palpitations. Trembling. An overwhelming tightness in your chest coupled with an intensified fear and feeling of discomfort. These are some symptoms of a panic attack, a crippling phenomenon that is often a side effect of anxiety, stress and panic disorders that affect over 40 milli...

Sushi you donut want to miss

Sushi you donut want to miss

Lauren Taylor, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Sushi donuts are not pastries – rather, they are sushi rolls formed into the shape of a donut. The only current location where someone would be able to find sushi donuts in Chicago is at Simply Thalia located inside Block 37 off of State Street. Simply Thalia’s menu features three different kinds ...

‘Westworld’ shakes up season two

‘Westworld’ shakes up season two

Carina Smith, Nation & World Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“Westworld” may have only aired one season so far, but it’s hard to deny that it has easily become a favorite amongst HBO’s lineup of original series. This futuristic show took over audiences’ attention when it aired in 2016 and season two is one of the most anticipated shows of 2018. “...

“The Slaps” break barriers in local scene

“The Slaps” break barriers in local scene

Lili Trifilio, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Three-piece local band The Slaps, were born shortly after the trio began their freshman year of college at DePaul University. “We met at a party two weeks after school started in 2016,” said guitarist Rand Kelly. After finding common interest in music, Ramsey Bell, Kelly, and Josh Resing sought...

What’s Fresh on HBO

What’s Fresh on HBO

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Paterno In 2011, news broke of  sexual abuse in the Penn State football program with accusations landing on assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. A byproduct of the fallout was the downfall of Joe Paterno, the iconic Penns State football head coach. HBO’s “Paterno” follows the coach, played by Al P...

St.Vincent DeJamz

St.Vincent DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

If you’re a fan of hip-hop you probably know that new music has been dropping all over the place recently. From a previously unannounced album from J. Cole to Cardi B’s debut, life is good for hip-hop fans these days. The best part is that regardless of whether or not you’re a fan of these arti...

Post Animal’s debut is psychedelic rock masterpiece

Post Animal’s debut is psychedelic rock masterpiece

Cailey Gleeson, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

If MGMT and Tame Impala had a lovechild it would be Post Animal. This Chicago-based psychedelic rock sextet is comprised of bassist Dalton Allison, guitarist Javi Reyes, guitarist and keyboardist Jake Hirshland, drummer Wesley Toledo and guitarist Matt Williams – with occasional vocal and guitar con...

‘Doppelgänger’ brings farce to Chicago

‘Doppelgänger’ brings farce to Chicago

Zoey Barnes, Focus Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

A recent DePaul graduate walks on stage in front of a completely filled audience, before fluffing pillows on a brown, leather couch center stage and spreading assorted African flora around the room. Not long after, Rainn Wilson, known for his role as Dwight in “The Office,” follows her. Clad in ...

‘The Blue Door’: Film student returns to childhood in new film

‘The Blue Door’: Film student returns to childhood in new film

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

H. G. Wells is one of the most influential science fiction writers of all time. Prominently shown in the 2005 “War of the Worlds” remake with Tom Cruise and soon in the planned “Invisible Man” remake with Johnny Depp, Wells penned stories that still permeate the fabric of our culture over 100...

The confusion of ‘You Were Never Really Here’

The confusion of ‘You Were Never Really Here’

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“You Were Never Really Here” is directed by Scottish director Lynne Ramsay and is based on the book by Jonathan Ames. Joaquin Phoenix stars as a man named Joe, who has a deeply troubled past but currently takes jobs tracking down missing children. His latest job requires him to find and return a ...

Current Joys brings communities together through heart-wrenching music

Current Joys brings communities together through heart-wrenching music

Alicia Maciel, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

The phrase “I’ll never die” echoed throughout Schubas during Current Joys’ last song with lead singer Nick Rattigan sprawled across the floor, shouting alongside the audience. This bedroom pop solo project was transformed into a full-band performance with friends Jackson, Eric and Maddie fillin...

“The Rock” returns to action in “Rampage”

“The Rock” returns to action in “Rampage”

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Objectively, beyond a shadow of a doubt, “Rampage” is a bad film. However, this does not mean it isn’t an enjoyable film – during some moments, at least. “Rampage” comes to us from “Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore” director Brady Peyton, who teams up with one Dwayne “The...

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