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Cool War or Red Heat? No big difference

Cool War or Red Heat? No big difference

Varvara Makarevich, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018


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She has a thick accent, she is vulgarly dressed, and she runs a brothel on the second floor of a bar. Most of her girlfriends are in active search of old rich guys who will fall for their beauty. She has skeletons in her closet, and she can easily kick anybody’s ass. On top of everything else, she is ...

A paper tour of the Chicago skyline

A paper tour of the Chicago skyline

Zoey Barnes, Focus Editor

April 9, 2018


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Chicago became the birthplace of the skyscraper when the whopping 10-story tall Home Insurance Company building was built in 1884. Prior to that year, all buildings were only five stories, so the building at the corner of LaSalle and Adams revolutionized architecture. Chicago has continued to create vis...

Feeding the homeless

Feeding the homeless

Yousef Alamer, Contributing Writer

April 2, 2018


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The Islamic center is located right next to DePaul University's Loop campus and a number of DePaul members participate regularly. By feeding the hungry, these students not only fulfill the mission set forth by St. Vincent DePaul, but they also seek to bridge a gap between faiths and between the universit...

Veggie tales

Veggie tales

Rachel Fernandez, Managing Editor

March 12, 2018


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Strolling down the produce aisle in a grocery store can be mesmerizing and daunting at the same time. Every fruit and vegetable looks ripe and perfectly in place, but many of our favorite fruits and vegetables don’t grow in the snow; instead, they’re often imported from other states and countries...

Short Spring Break?

Short Spring Break?

Brenden Welper, Contributing Writer

March 5, 2018


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If you’ve already purchased a “Spring Break 2018” shirt, now would be the time to return it.  DePaul University’s annual break following winter quarter will feel more like a pause this year. The current term will end on Monday, March 19.  That’s the last possible day that final exams may...

Reduce Reuse Replace

Reduce Reuse  Replace

Zoey Barnes, Focus Editor

February 26, 2018


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While more and more people are starting to become environmentally conscious by going vegetarian or vegan, using public transportation and even cutting back on paper usage, there are still many things that can be done. Every day there is a way to cut back on waste and help the planet grow in such a con...

What’s on your phone?

What’s on your phone?

Damita Menezes, Contributing Writer

February 19, 2018


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If you have a smartphone, you will also have a plethora of applications that you use for information and entertainment on a day to day basis, or so one assumes. Five random students were asked their top five most used applications on their rectangular devices. Three of them have Snapchat as No. 1 mos...

The anatomy of the heart

The anatomy of the heart

Rachel Fernandez, Managing Editor

February 12, 2018


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When you walk into the State Street Barnes and Noble and head over to the greeting card section, a gaudy Valentine’s Day card sits right at eye-level. At the top of the card, a flashy sticker with the words “I Love You” demands attention in a cursive font. All around it, tiny fabric roses and sma...

Crack open an old book

Crack open an old book

Ross Greer, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2018


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With Spring still a few weeks away there is some time to kill before re-emerging from winter hibernation.  What better way to pass the time and avoid the cold than by revisiting a favorite book, cracking open the novel you’ve been meaning to read since 2012, or finally reading something you’ve p...

Hot Chocolate Battles

Hot Chocolate Battles

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 29, 2018


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Winter was practically made for certain things; dry skin, settlements involving black ice, the coat industry, and of course hot chocolate. After a long day of trudging through the bitter cold outside, nothing feels better than sitting down to a nice warm mug full of good old fashioned hot chocolate. Th...

Thrift stores from Armitage to Addison

Thrift stores from Armitage to Addison

Zoey Barnes, Focus Editor

January 22, 2018


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Digging through bins and scouting through racks of clothes can be an extremely arduous process to find one piece of clothing you like. But the benefits can outweigh the costs of thrift shopping. Living in a world through an eco-friendly lens, thrift shopping is one huge way to help the environment b...

Raising the bar

Raising the bar

Isabella Valdes, Contributing Writer

January 16, 2018


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The start of the new year brings many new faces to gyms and athletic clubs across the country. Fortunately, DePaul students looking to become more fit this year don’t have to look far for a state of the art facility. The Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center is one of the highest rated fitness ...

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