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Commentary: Female celebrities mixed in response to feminism

Commentary: Female celebrities mixed in response to feminism

Mandy Durose

June 27, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

“To be or not to be, that is the question”… when discussing feminism. Most of our information on the topic comes from the media, specifically female celebrities proudly stating their stance while adorned in Zac Posen gowns on the red carpet or dismissing the idea entirely in an exclusive magazine interview. Either way, the public is hearing mixed responses from the females leading...

Shh… Chicago’s trendiest secret spots

Shh… Chicago’s trendiest secret spots

Sarah Perkins

May 31, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

There are plenty of bar hoppers in Chicago who believe standing in line for way too long in clothes way too tight will make them look cool (ahem, Studio Paris). Those in the know are slipping into the trendiest spots without blinking an eye, and the payoff is craft cocktail heaven without getting jostled by a c...

How to sift through treasures at a flea market

How to sift through treasures at a flea market

Christian Ianniello

May 24, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Summer is approaching, which means we are finally able to leave our igloos, throw on a pair of shorts and sunglasses, and do something besides watch Netflix. Chicago summers are famous for many things, especially the outdoor flea markets. Read More »...

Farmer’s markets in Chicago: Simple, inexpensive and fresh

Farmer’s markets in Chicago: Simple, inexpensive and fresh

Jackson Danbeck

May 24, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Farmer’s markets offer a simple, inexpensive way to eat fresh and meet your farmer — even in the heart of Chicago Read More »...

DePaul SGA candidates design campaigns for voters

DePaul SGA candidates design campaigns for voters

Kirsten Onsgard

May 17, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Political candidates are often criticized for their slick presence and skilled avoidance as they slither around tough questions. But besides the words they say and the promises they keep — or don’t — there’s the symbolism plastered across posters, websites, social media and advertisements. Read More »...

Online overload: Too much screen and social media time may call for a detox

Online overload: Too much screen and social media time may call for a detox

Lily Rose

May 17, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Some quiver at the thought of spending an entire hour without checking social media or using your phone to send calls and texts. No snaps would be sent, Instagram pictures would go “unliked” and tweets would never be retweeted. Your phone would not ping with various notifications and your mom would not be able to call and question you about your grades and those...

DePaul Humanities Center ends book series with “Monster”

Katherine Phillips

May 11, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Classic children’s books aren't usually analyzed from a philosophical and literary perspective, but DePaul Humanities Center director and professor of philosophy Peter Steeves did just that during the last event in the “Discards: The Future(s) of the Book and Library” series. The event, titled...

Run this town: How to prepare for running a race

Run this town: How to prepare for running a race

Sarah Perkins

May 10, 2015


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Even if running a race is just for fun, it’s important to properly prepare Read More »...

‘Supernatural’ fans flock to pop culture celebration

‘Supernatural’ fans flock to pop culture celebration

Erin Yarnall

May 10, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

With the large amount of excited “Supernatural” fans downtown on Sunday, you’d think the stars of the show, Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles were filming a scene somewhere nearby. Instead, the fans were attending the Celebration of Supernatural, an event organized by Media and Cinema Studies professor Paul Booth, which featured panel...

DIY generation of drag queens takes center stage at DePaul’s Amateur Drag Show

DIY generation of drag queens takes center stage at DePaul’s Amateur Drag Show

Emily Clement

May 3, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

As Brooke Candy’s song blasted through the Cortelyou Commons, Sara Tonin, scantily clad as a nun, stomped and gyrated in platform boots under the watchful gaze of a dozen portraits of priests. The crowd ate it up. Read More »...

Soothing signs of student stress

Kirsten Onsgard

May 3, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

If you want to know how many students are feeling, just eavesdrop in the library. There’s talk of full workdays capped with night class, sleep-deprived sophomores sprawled across chairs, freshmen juggling smartphones, laptops, desktops, tablets and a few old-school notepads. IT technicians burrow into books between fielding questions by students with wi...

Chicago celebrates Cinco de Mayo

Chicago celebrates Cinco de Mayo

Olivia Mohseni

May 3, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Named the “best fiesta north of the border” by Mercadito, one of Chicago’s most celebrated holidays is here — Cinco de Mayo. The entire city celebrates with Mexican food, music and art in commemoration of Mexico’s improbable victory against French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1892. This was one of many ba...

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