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Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Let’s take a minute and hit pause on the mainstream airwaves and let’s press play on some house. House music was born in the ‘80s right here in Chicago and flourished throughout the city’s underground nightclubs. House is as Chicago as Vitners and softball, so much so the city dedicated Jefferson str...

Film review: “Isle of Dogs” tells heartwarming tail

Film review: “Isle of Dogs” tells heartwarming tail

Isabella Brock, Contributing Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Wes Anderson’s newest film, “Isle of Dogs,” was released in Chicago on March 23. Set in Japan, the film depicts a dystopian future where dogs are banished from the country to nearby “Trash Island,” and the young boy who bravely attempts to save his dog. The film has a star-studded cast i...

Roseanne’s Return: A look at the polarizing reboot

Roseanne’s Return: A look at the polarizing reboot

Emma Oxnevad, Contributing Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

With the seemingly never-ending supply of reboots flooding our movie theaters and television screens, it can often be challenging to keep track of which of our favorite franchises or series is up for a “reimagining.” However, one reboot has had no trouble garnering attention: “Roseanne.” While the pub...

Film review: “Game over, Man!” is for “Workaholics” fans

Film review: “Game over, Man!” is for “Workaholics” fans

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life

They were a staple of Comedy Central for seven years as the stars and creators of “Workaholics,” a show that followed the antics of three slacker best friends. Now, Adam Devine, Blake Anderson and Anders Holm, three of the four members of the comedy group Mail Order Comedy, celebrate the releas...

“Pretty Woman” entertains, but fails in the era of #MeToo

“Pretty Woman” entertains, but fails in the era of #MeToo

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

The adolescent fantasy of a tanned and blonde prince saving a down-on-her-luck maiden from a tall tower has muddled the minds of young girls for years – often due to the prevalence of Disney films such as “Cinderella” and “Rapunzel” in pop culture. These animated girls – and I do mean “...

The Band CAMINO, Night Game rock Subterranean

The Band CAMINO, Night Game rock Subterranean

Cailey Gleeson, Contributing Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Fans anxiously waited in the frigid March weather outside of the Subterranean to hear The Night Game with opening act The Band CAMINO. The Night Game is a Boston-based rock band that is comprised of lead vocalist and guitarist Martin Johnson and lead guitarist Kirin J. Callinan. Shockingly — given ...

What’s Fresh on HGTV

What’s Fresh on HGTV

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Fixxer Upper One of my all time favorite shows and one of the most beloved shows on HGTV, “Fixer Upper” finds a way to make living in Waco, Texas seem enticing. It follows the husband and wife team of Chip and Joanna Gaines as they renovate and personalize rundown houses for their clients. The sho...

“Ready Player One” rife with easter eggs

“Ready Player One” rife with easter eggs

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Easter weekend is never complete without an egg hunt and “Ready Player One” delivers the most cinematic one ever. Director Steven Spielberg takes audiences on a visually stunning journey into the not too distant future where the Earth’s resources have been mostly used up.  To paraphrase the film, people stopped looking fo...

Henry Winkler stops by to talk “Barry”

Henry Winkler stops by to talk “Barry”

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

Legendary actor Henry Winkler, best known for his role as “The Fonz” on “Happy Days,” stopped by ArcLight Theater last Thursday for a special screening of his new HBO show “Barry” and a moderated Q&A with the audience. The show follows Bill Hader as a disillusioned hitman who atte...

Snapchat’s update unrest

Snapchat’s update unrest

Nikki Roberts, Copy Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

When Snapchat launched as an iOS-only app in 2011, it was not the app that users know and love today. Over the past seven years, Snapchat has updated, rebranded and added a multitude of social media features that have altered how users interact with the app and their Snapchat friends. What once began as...

St. Vincent DeJamz

St. Vincent DeJamz

Zoey Barnes, Focus Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

With the rain, wind, and below-40 degree weather, it does not quite seem like we are a week into spring. But just because the weather might not scream it, you can always enjoy songs that embody the season. Acoustic, airy sets with nostalgic-yet-hopeful lyrics help give off that distinctive spring aura. ...

Zoe Knight exemplifies young artist culture

Zoe Knight exemplifies young artist culture

Katie Adams, Contributing Writer

April 2, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

As the sun pours through the huge front windows of their third-floor Lincoln Park apartment on a Friday afternoon, Zoe Knight lies stretched on the floor. Their small frame is covered by a baggy thrifted sweater over a pair of denim overalls that they are proud to say they purchased from Target’s ki...

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