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Record Store Day sparks discussion on students attraction to vinyls

Record Store Day sparks discussion on students attraction to vinyls

Udani Hewavitharanas

April 23, 2017


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In this digital age, where streaming services are competing for listeners, not much attention is given to vinyl. Millennials are more concerned with their Daily Mixes on Spotify, or the next album that is an Apple Music exclusive. However, for one weekend, students turned off their laptops and went old...

Students walk down memory lane and discuss their first concerts

Students walk down memory lane and discuss their first concerts

Christiana Jones

April 16, 2017


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You can almost feel it—the warm breeze, the humid air, the sound of laughter and chatter as people take to parks and sidewalks. Spring is almost in full swing and summer is just around the corner and, as anyone who loves music knows, that also means one thing: concert season. Read More »...

DePaul parents reflect on how their parenting has shifted post-election

DePaul parents reflect on how their parenting has shifted post-election

Donyae Lewis

April 10, 2017


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CNN political commentator Van Jones depicted the nightmare that many parents across the nation were having to face on Nov 8, 2016. “It’s hard to be a parent tonight for a lot of us,” Jones said. Read More »...

Students share their experiences using ride-sharing services

Students share their experiences using ride-sharing services

Christopher Silber

April 2, 2017


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It's late  at night. You're just now leaving that party or a study session at the library and now you don't want to make that long commute home. Without even thinking, you pull out your phone and request a ride from one of the two ride-hailing apps, Uber or Lyft. Read More »...

Celebrate St. Patrick’s with these mocktails

Celebrate St. Patrick’s with these mocktails

Shirui Ji

March 6, 2017


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With St. Patrick’s Day’s approaching, people will be crowded in bars and parties, celebrating the holiday with lots of alcoholic drinks, but that doesn't mean those are the only options for celebrating. Read More »...

Picking the road less traveled

Picking the road less traveled

Matt Koske

February 27, 2017


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Many students are on a tight budget. We don’t have the money to fly across the states to attend a hot beach party in Miami. This becomes a challenge when trying to plan an affordable spring break with friends.  However, spring break can be spent in various different ways, depending on how you would...

Commanders in mischeif

Commanders in mischeif

Sam Johnson

February 20, 2017


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Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States, and in his younger days, “could hoist a small keg with one arm and drink from it,” Dr. James Cornelius, historian and curator at the Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Sprngfield, said. “He was a young guy on the frontier where drin...

DePaul community reflects on moments of black history that have shaped them into leaders

DePaul community reflects on moments of black history that have shaped them into leaders

Dexter Zollicoffer, Cara Anderson, Kristin Lansdown, Mario Morrow, Nyah Hoskins, and Michael Brookins

February 13, 2017


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I am history because right now we are in the midst of a change in America and the way we act currently will headway the past and determine the events of the future. Read More »...

You can’t ban their stories

You can’t ban their stories

Donyae Lewis

February 6, 2017


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When he was 6-years-old, Hanza Roshdi, now 22, was unfazed by the bullets that would fly through his window. It was common when he lived in Bethlehem, West Bank. Rockets were launched at his house. Tanks were parked so close that he could reach out of his window and touch the antenna. Read More &raqu...

Looking towards the stars

Looking towards the stars

Donyae Lewis

January 29, 2017


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We’ve all talked about it at some point in our lives. Whether you’re trying to figure out who shares your birthday month, or trying to start small talk on a first date, most people have explored their horoscopes. However, students’ fascination with astrology goes beyond just the date of your birth...

The DePaulia Editor speaks about journey to NBC’s ‘The Voice’

The DePaulia Editor speaks about journey to NBC’s ‘The Voice’

Donyae Lewis

January 23, 2017


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When I woke up on Saturday morning, my mind immediately returned to '07. I sang at the top of my lungs, as I watched Jordin Sparks perform her coronation song, “This Is My Now,” as she became the youngest contestant to win “American Idol.” Read More »...

A reflection of the Obama legacy, as we look towards the future

A reflection of the Obama legacy, as we look towards the future

Brenden Moore

January 16, 2017


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When Barack Obama celebrated his victory in the 2008 presidential race, he told a war-weary and economically shaken nation that “change has come to America.” Read More »...

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