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What’s Fresh in stand-up

What’s Fresh in stand-up

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

2 Dope Queens   "2 Dope Queens" is the onstage adaptation of Phoebe Robinson and Jessica Williams' wildly popular comedy podcast of the same name. As a part of their show, they bring out some of the greatest voices in stand-up for short sets. In the first episode of the HBO series, they ...

Victory Royale

Victory Royale

Brian Pearlman, Copy Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Games

In the world of video games, military shooters used to be king. While some still are, the desire for a different kind of multiplayer experience has lately led gamers to look outside the latest installment of “Call of Duty.” Games like "Fortnite" appear to be fitting the bill. "Fortnite" has been ...

Women’s work

Women’s work

Kate Graham, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life

Emerging from the January chill in her overalls and pink knit hat, Kristi Durkin rushes to sit down, rummages in her pockets for a scrap piece of paper and a pen, and begins to write a sketch idea on the back of a receipt. It’s an idea for a character based on the guy in her previous film class wh...

Rager on the Red Carpet

Rager on the Red Carpet

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Food & Drink

The Academy Awards are afoot and as such, The DePaulia has compiled some tools to kick off your viewing party and invigorate your Oscars experience.  Whether you're looking for some snack ideas or ways to get a little tipsy, we've got you covered. You won't have to spend hours scrolling through Pinteres...

The Oscars disconnect

The Oscars disconnect

By Garret Neal, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Ah, the Academy Awards.  The awards show where movie buffs and casual fans alike come together to find out definitively what the pinnacle of the industry was over the past year. At least according to the 7,000 or so members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences who vote. There can certainly...

Teen love with a twist shines in “Every Day”

Teen love with a twist shines in “Every Day”

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Some days you might wake up and wish you were someone else. Perhaps you wish you were more successful, more intelligent or just plain different. Maybe you even wish you woke up as who you truly see yourself as rather than what others see. What would happen if that wish actually came true? That exact quandary ...

Fifty50 Shows

Fifty50 Shows

Nikki Roberts, Copy Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

When Alicia Maciel enters DePaul University’s John T. Richardson Library, the only signal she sends to confirm she’s seen me waiting for her is a slight nod. She picks the worn blue armchair across from me, the one that matches the color palette of her faded, pastel jacket, and begins to unwrap her...

what’s FRESH on Hulu

what’s FRESH on Hulu

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Brockmire   After a major league baseball announcer falls from glory in hilarious fashion after he finds out about his wife's infidelity, he attempts to reclaim his career in a new small town. He begins announcing for a minor league team called the Morristown Frackers and into contact wit...

TV’s retro resurgence

TV’s retro resurgence

Ola Gronski, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

High waisted pants, velour tops and Winona Ryder all share one thing in common: the 1980s. Make that two, given that the synthwave decade has found itself revived in the present day. Take a look around a college campus or flip through the channels on television—those whimsical patterns and washed d...

St. Vincent DeJamz

St. Vincent DeJamz

Amber Colón, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

We’re only about 30 years away from Quartz’s prediction that the U.S. will be the largest Spanish-speaking country on the planet. Those of us who are the children and grandchildren of immigrants make up the 12 million bilingual people in this country and music is one of our biggest cultural refl...

Tales from Tinder

Tales from Tinder

Isabella Brock, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life

Disclaimer: All names have been changed to protect the identities of those who shared their stories. DePaul students may still crack jokes about the desperation of Tinder users even after its mainstream success, but a large majority of students on campus actively use or have used Tinder. With milli...

“Early Man”: Underdog tale revives classic animation style

“Early Man”: Underdog tale revives classic animation style

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

February 19, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Gone are the glory days of “Chicken Run,” “Wallace and Gromit” or “Flushed Away,” by Aardman Animation studios.  While the studio continues to have success in its home country of England, generally raking in lots of money and positive reviews, the studio has seen a continual decline in inco...

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