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LGBTQ skaters shine at CineYouth

Lily Lowndes, Contributing Writer May 3, 2021

Bridget Johnson wants to put good energy into the world with her films. Her music video for the song “Only Love” by Gem Tree is featured in the category “Lights, Camera, Lockdown” in the 16th international...

Michael B. Jordan and Jodie Turner-Smith in

REVIEW: ‘Without Remorse’ displays consequences of turning a blind eye to those in power

Corey Schmidt, Copy Editor May 3, 2021

"Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse,” based on the novel written by Tom Clancy, was released on Amazon Prime Video this Friday. In the movie, Navy SEAL John Kelly (Michael B. Jordan) was on the cusp of fatherhood...

Chloe Zhao, winner of the awards for best picture and director for

From ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ to ‘Minari’: How Asian representation has changed in film and TV

Lucas Madlangbayan, Contributing Writer May 2, 2021

The Academy Awards saw a number of firsts this year. Chloé Zhao made history as the first Asian woman to win the Best Director award for “Nomadland,” while  “Minari”’s Youn Yuh-jung made history...

DePaul MFA Graduate ('20) Edward McCreary began work last week as the Assistant Director of Grants and Partnerships at the Joffrey Ballet.

DePaul MFA graduate named Joffrey Ballet’s assistant director of grants and partnerships

Nate Burleyson, Arts & Life Editor May 2, 2021

When the Covid-19 pandemic began, few industries lost their identity as quickly as the performing arts. Virtual performances took over across all forms of the arts, putting artists and those in the industry...

Demon Slayer: Infinity Train became the highest grossing anime film in the world.

REVIEW: “Demon Slayer: Infinity Train” is a wild ride

Lucas Madlangbayan, Contributing Writer May 2, 2021

Dueling it out with “Mortal Kombat” at the box office this weekend was a record-breaking movie: “Demon Slayer: Infinity Train,” the highest-grossing anime movie in the world, adapted from a manga...

The Cloud Cookie is the signature item at Cloud Cookie in Lakeview.

REVIEW: Lakeview’s Cloud Cookie is a dream come true

Alayne Trinko, Contributing Writer May 2, 2021

Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Wrigley Field at the corner of Clark Street and West Grace Street sits Cloud Cookie, a vibrant, cloud-themed grab ‘n’ go for luxury cookies and other sweet...

Producers Peter Spears, from left, Frances McDormand, Chloe Zhao, Mollye Asher and Dan Janvey, winners of the award for best picture for

Oscars Recap: Nomadland nabs top prizes in a night of surprises

Lauren Coates, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

Sunday night saw the much-awaited ceremony for the 93rd Academy Awards, which —- after being delayed due to pandemic restrictions and switching venues — finally gathered the industry’s finest to...

Still of Joaquin Phoenix in

A retrospective critique of ‘Joker’

Brandon Yechout, Contributing Writer April 25, 2021

Todd Phillips’ “Joker” was lightning in a bottle. Easily ranking among the most significant comic book films of the past decade — a genre which it wears loosely — “Joker” polarized critics...

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Before ‘Parasite’: Turning the spotlight to Korean classics

Brandon Yechout, Contributing Writer April 18, 2021

There’s no denying the magnitude of South Korea’s ever-escalating global cultural stranglehold — from Bong Joon-ho’s masterful “Parasite” Oscar sweep to the explosion in popularity of BTS and...

Takeout Tastes: Pokeworks

Takeout Tastes: Pokeworks

Quinn White, Multimedia Editor April 18, 2021

Overtime, poke has grown in popularity in the United States. Chicago is no stranger to this phenomenon. As a huge fan of poke, I was really excited to order an ahi tuna poke bowl from Pokeworks and give...

Still of Michelle Buteau, host of

REVIEW: ‘The Circle’ returns with another great cast

Lauren Coates, Staff Writer April 18, 2021

In January of last year, Netflix surprised audiences by dropping an unlikely gem of a reality series — "The Circle" — in its winter programming. Though the network has had an… interesting… track...

The Tropical Hydration Smoothie and Purple Haze Latte among the aesthetically pleasing décor of Matchacita’s self-service bar.

Matchacita in Lincoln Park is delicious for the senses and the lenses

Maddey Martin, Contributing Writer April 11, 2021

Matchacita, located at 705 W. Belden Ave., opened inside of Squeez Juice bar just three weeks ago and is already bustling with college students. Matchacita is its own entity, but is “partnered up”...

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