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Rookie Magazine celebrates its senior ‘Yearbook’

Rookie Magazine celebrates its senior ‘Yearbook’

Alexa Smith

October 23, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Flower crowns, quirky glasses and Elvis Costello t-shirts. A little girl, about four years old, sporting a leather jacket. Everyone clutching their new "Rookie Yearbook" as if it’s the Bible. This was the scene at the Music Box Theatre Wednesday night for the celebration of the release of the fourth "R...

What not to wear: Halloween’s most offensive costumes

What not to wear: Halloween’s most offensive costumes

Madeline Buchel

October 18, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

The following Halloween costumes cost money. They cost money to make. They cost money to purchase. Read More »...

Chicago Ideas Week takes visitors to tour Lagunitas Brewery

Chicago Ideas Week takes visitors to tour Lagunitas Brewery

Kevin Quin and Leah Streeter

October 18, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

“Hold your breath, make a wish, count to three,” are the famous words that Gene Wilder uttered before he delved into performing “Pure Imagination”s — the most iconic song from “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Read More »...

DePaul study abroad: London Calling

DePaul study abroad: London Calling

Carolyn Duff

October 11, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

I’m about three and a half weeks into my study abroad trip, and the “honeymoon phase” is over. While I’m still absolutely thrilled to be here, I now realize that I’m not living in a sparkling, fairytale city, but in a gigantic metropolis, where life happens as normal and people talk weird.  Read More »...

Dreadlocks tangled in cultural appropriation controversy

Dreadlocks tangled in cultural appropriation controversy

Mariah Woelfel

October 11, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

They’re anything but dreadful. Referred to as locks, locs, dreads, Jata, dreadlocks — whatever you want to call them — the hairstyle is a beautiful representation of a deeply rooted cultural history. Read More »...

Adult coloring books prove crayons aren’t just for kids

Adult coloring books prove crayons aren’t just for kids

Lauren Hernandez

October 11, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Anne Kowalski, a 21-year-old DePaul student, is sticking her colored pencils in the microwave. Read More »...

DePaul comedian youngest to host Laugh Factory’s coveted slot

DePaul comedian youngest to host Laugh Factory’s coveted slot

Matthew Paras

October 5, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle, Theater

AJ Lubecker is the life of a party. Read More »...

Study abroad diaries: London Calling

Study abroad diaries: London Calling

Carolyn Duff

September 27, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

During my first few hours of my study abroad trip to London, I found myself seated between two other girls from DePaul whom I had just met, waiting to check in at Westminster University’s freshman move-in day. Read More »...

Museum of Science and Industry ‘Robots Revolution’ tackles technophobia

Museum of Science and Industry ‘Robots Revolution’ tackles technophobia

Erin Yarnall

September 9, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Decades ago, numerous horror and science fiction films were made confronting a very real fear people held — technophobia, or the fear of robots. Read More »...

Pets and people celebrate adoption at Woofstock

Pets and people celebrate adoption at Woofstock

Erin Yarnall and Josh Leff

July 3, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle, Multimedia

[slideshow_deploy id='13016'] On June 27, animals and humans came together to celebrate at Woofstock: Road to Puppy Bowl. Read More »...

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...

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