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Where you can play with animals in Lincoln Park

Where you can play with animals in Lincoln Park

Jaycee Rockhold

April 10, 2016


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Every student has stopped along the sidewalk to pet a puppy belonging to a Lincoln Park couple, or has gazed longingly inside the pet shop windows dotting various spots on the North Side. Read More »...

DIY: Trinket holder

DIY: Trinket holder

Mariah Woelfel and Jessica Villagomez

April 6, 2016


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This DIY dish only looks like it's from an expensive gift shop. Simply paint a plastic animal with a strong jewel tone, like gold, and create a simple way to store rings, necklaces and other small trinkets. What you’ll need: 1 Terra Cotta pot holder White acrylic crafters paint Metallic...

‘I’ll fight for every child’s education’: Chicago Teachers Union members and supporters protest budget cuts

‘I’ll fight for every child’s education’: Chicago Teachers Union members and supporters protest budget cuts

Jackson Danbeck

April 2, 2016


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Protests in solidarity with the Chicago Teachers Union at schools across Chicago climaxed at a massive rally and march downtown on Friday, where activists preached to a red-clad legion of thousands of teachers and their allies, waving anti-Rahm and Rauner banners to the fanfare of horns, drums and...

DIY: Terra Cotta plant pot

DIY: Terra Cotta plant pot

Jessica Villagomez

March 28, 2016


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Pinterest and sales at Michaels all encouraged me to spend my free Spring Break days crafting and falling into a DIY wormhole. As a seasoned crafter and firm believer that I can make anything, I wanted to test out and create some DIY spring projects and fill The DePaulia office with some homemade...

The Ray and other gyms offer specialty classes to get fit

The Ray and other gyms offer specialty classes to get fit

Edna Espino

March 6, 2016


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As DePaul students walk through the cold winter winds with the thought of spring dresses and summer fun on their minds, the pressure for the ideal "beach body" is on. Read More »...

Building names on campus give glimpses into DePaul’s history

Building names on campus give glimpses into DePaul’s history

AJ Karolczak

February 28, 2016


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The names of a former mayor, Broadway actress and medical supply salesman adorn campus buildings. Students and faculty see them each time they enter a building, or even look at their schedule for room numbers, but most students don’t notice the buildings as they pass by for class. Read More »...

The road less traveled: Bus your away across the country this Spring Break

The road less traveled: Bus your away across the country this Spring Break

Mariah Woelfel

February 21, 2016


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College students are known for many things, and saving money — or making it — isn’t one of them. You don’t need statistics about minimum wage or average student income to know that the joyous feeling of payday, or the sense of relief you get from reading “approved” after swiping at the...

Students take advantage of free admission days at Chicago museums

Students take advantage of free admission days at Chicago museums

Jaycee Rockhold

February 14, 2016


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“Free” is one word every college kid is overjoyed to hear, whether it’s about food at the Student Center or summer festival admission. However, some students are not aware that they can also get discounted or free admission to many of Chicago’s prestigious and loved museums.  Read More »...

Young rappers, singers and poets gear up for the world’s largest youth poetry festival

Young rappers, singers and poets gear up for the world’s largest youth poetry festival

Piper Schad

February 7, 2016


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The energy at Young Chicago Authors (YCA) headquarters is contagious. It’s Louder Than A Bomb (LTAB) season, the largest youth poetry festival in the world, which makes the spirit higher than usual. Read More »...

Lincoln’s lasting impression on Chicago

Lincoln’s lasting impression on Chicago

Jaycee Rockhold

January 31, 2016


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Even though Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in 1865, a few years before Chicago was nicknamed “the Windy City,” he certainly played a large role in its politics. Read More »...

Delivery apps mean you never need to face Chicago’s cold

Delivery apps mean you never need to face Chicago’s cold

Pat Mullane

January 24, 2016


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This time of year, Chicagoans find themselves only venturing in the bone-chilling cold outdoors when absolutely necessary. Read More »...

‘Renoir Sucks’ movement questions deeper meaning in fine art

‘Renoir Sucks’ movement questions deeper meaning in fine art

Madeline Buchel

January 18, 2016


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In the first room after ascending the grand staircase at the Art Institute of Chicago, a young woman turns her back to the wall on the right, which is covered by multiple canvases bearing the oil-painted signature of Pierre Auguste Renoir. Renoir, one of the most noted and prolific members of the French Impressionist ...

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