The DePaulia

Cafes and couches, cozy places to study off campus

Matt Koske

September 11, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Back to School, Food & Drink, Lifestyle

Sometimes, staring at the blank walls of DePaul’s libraries gets exhausting, not to mention the dreadful lighting or the scratched up desks.There are an assortment of off-campus study areas in Lincoln Park and in the Loop that give any library a run for its money. These places offer Wi-Fi, comfier pillo...

North Coast, Chance rock Union Park despite some rain

North Coast, Chance rock Union Park despite some rain

Blake Schlin

September 11, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

  Autograf It’s a rarity when college kids and adults gather on a Friday night, unfazed by the work schedules and late night study binges that await them when they leave the Union Park. EDM trio, Autograf, provides those rarities with their music. Hundreds of people gathered to see the Chica...

2,052 miles to San Juan, Chicago’s historical proximity to Puerto Rico requires us to start paying attention

2,052 miles to San Juan, Chicago’s historical proximity to Puerto Rico requires us to start paying attention

Amber Colón

September 11, 2017


Filed under Opinions

When Hurricane Irma blazed through several Caribbean islands before finally hitting Florida this weekend, one of the many impoverished places that it grazed was Puerto Rico. As Chicago has one of the largest Puerto Rican communities in the United States, the long lasting effects of Irma on the Puerto...

DePaul’s new plan to serve diverse student populations

DePaul’s new plan to serve diverse student populations

Dirce Toca

September 11, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

The Center for Identity, Inclusion and Social Change, closed on Aug. 15, but DePaul has a new approach to continue supporting its diverse student populations.  The Center’s focus was on intersectional social justice programming and education, providing resources for marginalized students for about ...

DePaul’s home court installed at Wintrust Arena

DePaul’s home court installed at Wintrust Arena

Paul Steeno

September 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Wintrust Arena underwent one of its final makeovers in preparation for the upcoming DePaul basketball season as workers finished installing the playing floor in the new arena on Wednesday morning. The pale, beige, maple, wood floor features a silhouette of the Chicago skyline running along the length ...

Up and coming band Nightly’ charms Chicago’s alternative pop fans

Up and coming band Nightly’ charms Chicago’s alternative pop fans

Yazmin Dominguez

August 30, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Chicago’s music scene never fails to give a warm welcome to up and coming bands. Nightly composed of cousins Jonathan Capeci and Joey Beretta coined Chicago as one of their favorite cities of their tour for this sole reason. Promoting their first EP Honest, Nightly performed at Beat Kitchen Saturday night ...

Pawar announces Cairo mayor as lieutenant governor running mate

Pawar announces Cairo mayor as lieutenant governor running mate

Benjamin Conboy

August 17, 2017


Filed under Metro, News, Politics

Democratic Illinois gubernatorial candidate Ameya Pawar announced his running mate as Tyrone Coleman, the mayor of downstate Cairo. The announcement came at a campaign rally on Tuesday in Pawar’s home district of Ravenswood to a full crowd at the DANK Haus German American Cultural Center. Read More &...

Maureen Choi Quartet bridges gap between traditional and modern classical music

Maureen Choi Quartet bridges gap between traditional and modern classical music

Charlene Haparimwi

July 5, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

In The Promontory’s warm, candle-lit space on the second floor of the Hyde Park concert venue and restaurant, there is an exciting buzz in the air. It’s a Tuesday summer night and an intimate, older crowd is ready to hear the iconic Maureen Choi Quartet, a classically trained group of flamenco...

Summer activities that are secretly a workout

Summer activities that are secretly a workout

Nicole Ross

June 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

With bikini season around the corner, now’s the time to step up your weekly workout. But if you’re like most people, a cramped gym is the last place you want to spend a bright summer day. Don’t give up yet: we explored the city to find fun ways to get your heart pumping—minus the treadmill. High Intensity...

Mamby on the Beach delivers strong Chicago based performances

Mamby on the Beach delivers strong Chicago based performances

Yazmin Dominguez

June 27, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Mamby on the Beach, curated by React Presents, celebrated their third year at Oakwood Beach this weekend. Bringing to the beachside well known headliners such as Walk the Moon, MGMT and Tchami, Mamby saw about 30,000 attendees this year. With the backdrop of Chicago’s downtown skyline and a stron...

Chicago’s beachside festival to celebrate city’s musical history with Green Velvet

Chicago’s beachside festival to celebrate city’s musical history with Green Velvet

Yazmin Dominguez

June 16, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Chicago is the birthplace for house music. In its humble beginnings during the 80s and early 90s, legends like Farley JackMaster Funk, Frankie Knuckles and Steve Silk Hurley were born. Their records set Chicago high on the electronic music scene worldwide. Since then it has spawned new house and tech...

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