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DePaul students reflect on different Valentine’s Day plans

DePaul students reflect on different Valentine’s Day plans

Taylor Ashmore

February 13, 2017


Filed under News

As love fills the air this Valentine’s Day, DePaul couples, both on and off campus, have put together plans for the big day, whether it be dinner downtown or a romantic FaceTime call. Read More »...

Charlie Day talks packing a punch in“Fist Fight”

Charlie Day talks packing a punch in“Fist Fight”

Pat Mullane

February 13, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Actor Charlie Day (“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” “Horrible Bosses”) stars in his first leading role in the upcoming comedy film, “Fist Fight,” starring Ice Cube, Tracy Morgan, Dean Norris and Jillian Bell. Read More »...

DePaul alumna reflects on road to Lyric Opera House

DePaul alumna reflects on road to Lyric Opera House

Rachel Hinton

February 13, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Lindsay Metzger didn’t realize that opera was a career path she could take before her time at DePaul. Metzger, who graduated in 2010, was a vocal performance major during her time at DePaul. Read More »...

You say potato, I say potahto: New bistro offers comfort food

You say potato, I say potahto: New bistro offers comfort food

Brian Pearlman

February 13, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

With a little over 30 vendors ranging from barbecue to Greek to Japanese, the Chicago French Market — located at 131 N. Clinton St. — provides plenty of options to hungry Loop commuters. Read More »...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: Valentine’s Day feels

St. Vincent’s DeJamz: Valentine’s Day feels

Pat Mullane

February 12, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life

It’s that time of February again, where the red roses and chocolates hit every store waiting to be picked up as a Valentine’s Day chore. Read More »...

QUIZ: How single are you?

QUIZ: How single are you?

Taylor Ashmore

February 12, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life

Pick a romantic comedy: a)  “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days.” Not only is Kate Hudson GOALS, but it’s pretty upsetting that she ends up with Matthew McConaughey’s character in the end. Your dating mantra is like Donna Meagle’s in “Parks and Reacreation”: “Use him, abuse him, lose him.” You’r...

Auto show opening weekend showcases new technology

Auto show opening weekend showcases new technology

Pat Mullane

February 12, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

McCormick Place Convention Center opened its doors this weekend to kick off the highly anticipated Chicago Auto Show, marking the 109th installment of North America’s largest and longest running automobile show.  Read More »...

Going for the Grammy

Going for the Grammy

Pat Mullane

February 6, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life

With The Grammys quickly approaching, here are the artists we predict will take home awards, those we would love to finally see shine, and others that could prove to surprise us.  Read More »...

Hollywood award shows turn political with acceptance speeches

Hollywood award shows turn political with acceptance speeches

Pat Mullane

February 6, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life

The 2017 Screen Actors Guild awards (SAGs) kicked off last weekend with politics center stage, as award winner after award winner used their acceptance speechES as an opportunity to criticize President Donald Trump’s administration.  While some speeches were certainly more broad than others, the prim...

West Loop sandwich shop offers fair prices and simple lunch

West Loop sandwich shop offers fair prices and simple lunch

Brian Pearlman

February 6, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

The West Loop/Fulton Market area has always had a bit of a fancy and pricey reputation. After all it’s here, within a roughly three-quarters of a mile span from Morgan Street to Halstead Street., that some of the city’s most critically acclaimed restaurants call home. Read More »...

Hip-hop artist looks to avoid commercialism in music

Hip-hop artist looks to avoid commercialism in music

Nandi Howard

February 5, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Joining Chicago’s extensive and thriving hip-hop scene is newcomer Melo Makes Music, an independent artist from the city’s South Side. Read More »...

Chicago hip-hop artist reflects on musical influences

Chicago hip-hop artist reflects on musical influences

JohnFranco Joyce

February 5, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Your typical 18-year-old usually does not tackle deep topics such as death, loneliness or failure but for the Chicago based hip-hop musician Dannie Amnesia, these are the aspects of his life that have shaped him and his lyrical work. Read More »...

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