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St. Patrick’s Day: These will suit you to a T

St. Patrick’s Day: These will suit you to a T

Brenden Welper, Staff Writer

March 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Fashion

There are three things that all Chicagoans encounter on St. Patrick’s Day: intoxicated people, beer and thousands of green t-shirts. Some of these shirts display clever phrases like “Whiskey makes me frisky.”  Others are just plastered with clichés.  You’re bound to see the overused “Kiss...

St.Vincent’s DeJamz

St.Vincent’s DeJamz

Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

If you are a 90s Latinx baby, chances are you grew up listening to iconic early 2000 Latin hits that still influence you to this day.  In the late ‘90s and early 2000s there was what can be called the “Latin explosion.” Artists like pop star Ricky Martin, rock band Maná, superstar Jennifer L...

What’s fresh in reality tv

What’s fresh in reality tv

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Survivor "Survivor" has been a staple of the reality TV landscape for almost two decades. Season after season, the show reinvents itself with new gameplay advantages and setbacks as well as dynamic casts featuring veteran and rookie players. The newest season, "Ghost Island," premiered on CBS on Feb. 28. This season...

Wauconda forever

Wauconda forever

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life

Epic plunging mountains, lush valleys with picturesque waterfalls and a highly advanced metropolitan kingdom are all featured in one of the earliest scenes in the Marvel superhero film “Black Panther.” The further into the film you get, the more you see of the fictional African country of Wakanda: a bust...

“The Walking Dead” episode 9: “Honor” recap

“The Walking Dead” episode 9: “Honor” recap

Cailey Gleeson, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“It wasn’t The Saviors. It just happened. I got bit.” There’s been plenty of heartbreaking deaths throughout the eight-season run of “The Walking Dead,” but the loss in the midseason premiere might’ve just been the most gut-wrenching—especially for Rick (Andrew Lincoln). The revelati...

Style for spring and summer

Style for spring and summer

Ross Greer, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Fashion

As the weather begins its slow turn to warmth there may finally be a chance to rock that new outfit you've been planning out since it started snowing. Now that both New York City and London’s spring and summer fashion weeks have passed, it’s time to figure out how you can work the new styles and tr...

An improvised life

An improvised life

Meredith Melland, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

The promise of dodgeball and capture the flag during the warm Ohio summer was enough to entice tomboy Christian Borkey to attend theater camp with her three older brothers in the summer after third grade. Borkey learned the motto “it’s better to be loud and be wrong than to be quiet and right,” ...

The rich history of social movements at awards shows

The rich history of social movements at awards shows

Emma Oxnevad, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Awards season: a time of year synonymous with statement fashion, celebrity tears and intense media coverage capturing every minute detail. However, in recent years, award shows seem to have adopted a new staple: political commentary. In the wake of the Trump presidency, stars have taken to the stage ...

“Red Sparrow” severely disappoints

“Red Sparrow” severely disappoints

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“Red Sparrow,” how I do dislike thee. Let me count the ways. You take ambitious leaps and for that I cannot fault you, but my gosh do you fall short of whatever you aimed for. The movie (based on a book of the same name by former CIA agent Jason Matthews), directed by Frances Lawrence (“Hunger Ga...

Remembering prolific Chicago artist

Remembering prolific Chicago artist

April Lane, Assistant Online Editor

March 2, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

A crowd of nearly 20 members of the public gathered in the Drawing Room Library of the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel this week to sit in on a conversation about the art, life and legacy of Chicago-based artist Barbara Jones-Hogu. On Sunday, Feb. 25, as part of a Storytelling Series in collabor...

The case for in-theater viewing of “Annihilation”

The case for in-theater viewing of “Annihilation”

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

February 27, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Film & TV

The United States is one of the three markets, the others being China and Canada, that actually gets the opportunity to see “Annihilation” in theaters. Paramount chickened out on the film and sold it to Netflix to save some face, so the rest of the world will get the film 17 days after its theatric...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Carina Smith, Nation & World Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Winter usually keeps people stuck inside, staying near the heating vent and praying for warm summer days. But every once in a while people break away and venture into the great outdoors to trek through the wet streets and bask in the gray skies of Chicago. Not everyone likes the sounds of honking ca...

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