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A bark to action: DePaul dog group promotes advocacy

A bark to action: DePaul dog group promotes advocacy

Kirsten Onsgard

January 31, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

It started as a joke: Wouldn’t it be funny to create a Facebook group for DePaul students, devoted to posting pictures of dogs? Read More »...

DePaul graduate publishes debut novel, ‘And Again’

DePaul graduate publishes debut novel, ‘And Again’

Edna Espino

January 30, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Years ago, a young woman sat in Room 115 of the John T. Richardson Library mesmerized by the words of the American writer Roxane Gay. She herself would write 60-page short stories for fun, but settled on a path towards an undergraduate degree in political science. Read More »...

ShopHouse, Latinicity among new Loop restaurants

ShopHouse, Latinicity among new Loop restaurants

Roxane Pahldad

January 24, 2016


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Face it: you've scarfed down too many burrito bowls or sub sandwiches between classes to count, and it's high time for a new lunch spot. Thankfully, there's several new and affordable restaurants to choose from.  Read More »...

DePaul student overcomes obstacles, starts modeling

DePaul student overcomes obstacles, starts modeling

Lauren Hernandez

January 10, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Last spring, DePaul student Miguel Zambrano stripped down and submitted his bare photos to several Chicago-based modeling agencies as a “why not?” effort. There was always a part of him that hoped for a result; he had dreamed about being a model since he was a kid, but he was just taking a chance. Read More »...

DePaul student comedians produce stand-up show, Undergrad Underground

DePaul student comedians produce stand-up show, Undergrad Underground

Pat Mullane

January 10, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

It takes a certain type of person to dive into the world of standup comedy, a fierce environment dependent upon applause and laughter in order for survival. For some, being stranded alone on a stage with only a microphone as a crowd hungry for laughter surrounds them might be their worst nightmare. But ...

Evanston escape room Lock Chicago offers attendees a sense of adventure

Evanston escape room Lock Chicago offers attendees a sense of adventure

Jesus Montero

January 10, 2016


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Opening this past week in Evanston is the Lock Chicago, a new adventure escape room. Escape rooms are a mixture of theater, decorated themes and puzzles that groups must solve under a specific time in order to reach the goal and escape the room. Read More »...

Students ‘attend’ Hogwarts at DAB event Thursday

Students ‘attend’ Hogwarts at DAB event Thursday

Maddy Crozier

January 8, 2016


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DePaul Activities Board (DAB) magically transformed the Student Center into the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for its DePaul After Dark event last Thursday. Read More »...

5 ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Chicago

5 ways to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Chicago

Jesus Montero

December 31, 2015


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This week as 2015 comes to an end we have a number of one of a kind NYE celebrations to ring in the New Year. Below are 5 ways to celebrate the NYE in Chicago. Read More »...

Make the most of winter break in Chicago

Make the most of winter break in Chicago

Marissa Nelson

December 3, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

DePaul’s winter break is earlier than most universities because of the quarter system, making it difficult to catch up with old friends. Read More »...

DePaul students honor veterans with book

DePaul students honor veterans with book

Claire Fisher

November 15, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

DePaul's Student Center was filled with families and students, all sitting attentively and facing a microphone standing by the stage. One by one, speakers came up from the first row of seats and read their own words to the crowd. Some shared a few lines and some recounted a full story. Each speaker was a war veteran sharing t...

London calling: making the most of the trip

London calling: making the most of the trip

Carolyn Duff

November 15, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

On Oct. 31, I found myself sitting atop a castle with my feet dangling over the edge, taking in a spectacular view of the sun setting over a bay on the southern coast of Ireland. Read More »...

Museum marks Day of the Dead with outdoor celebration, exhibit

Museum marks Day of the Dead with outdoor celebration, exhibit

Ivana Rihter

November 3, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Lifestyle

  Altars color the streets in a warm orange glow of candles and marigolds. Calacas on stilts make their way gently through the crowds while the faces of children tilt upwards eagerly in awe of the skeletons toothy grins, lustrous gold suits and dramatic top hats. The altars in the distance look like stars littered ...

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