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Film review: Marvel’s “Black Panther” highlights Black excellence

Film review: Marvel’s “Black Panther” highlights Black excellence

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

“Black Panther” is the most universally accessible Marvel film to be released while also being the most socially conscious. This film follows T’Challa (Chadwick Boseman), the new king of the African country of Wakanda, and as such, the new Black Panther, a hero that is wildly powerful. As he...

The resilient Bianca Muñiz

The resilient Bianca Muñiz

Zoey Barnes, Focus Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

A career based on songs of resilience and crafted by a woman whose love for music surpasses all the challenges she’s endured in her lifetime, brings vocalist Bianca Muñiz to Chicago for the first time. She is a fiery 23-year-old, whose music speaks unapologetically and passionately of deep truths. ...

Vinny’s valentines

Vinny’s valentines

The DePaulia Staff

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle, Valentine's Day

Show your boo some love. Pick up a copy of The DePaulia, turn to page 21, cut them out and give these saucy v-day cards to your sweetie.

Valentine’s Day on TV

Valentine’s Day on TV

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Whether you love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day often provides some of the greatest themed episodes on TV. The hilarity that can be found in this holiday is practically limitless. Below is a list of some of the greatest Valentine’s Day episodes of the best comedies out there.   "Parks and Recreation...

Vagina Monologues

Vagina Monologues

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Showcase

DePaul’s 19th annual performance of the episodic play “The Vagina Monologues” kicked off with laughs, cries and reverence on Feb. 8 and ran through Feb. 11. The play, written by Eve Ensler in 1996, highlights the adversities people with vaginas face such as sexual violence, abuse, manipulation,...

what’s FRESH on NETFLIX

what’s FRESH on NETFLIX

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Film & TV

Before the Flood Produced by and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, “Before the Flood” is an in-depth look at climate change as DiCaprio travels the world exploring its devastating effects and impacts. DiCaprio interviews powerful subjects such as Barack Obama, Pope Francis and Elon Musk. He in...

Rom-Com Recommendations

Rom-Com Recommendations

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Romantic comedies are the backbone of our entertainment industry. They are repetitive and formulaic, yet the top-grossing films in the genre have still managed to bring in $3.7 billion in ticket sales globally, according to Forbes. Unfortunately, the rom-com world is also almost always about two str...

St.Vincent’s DeJamz

St.Vincent’s DeJamz

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Valentine’s Day is hard for singles. Couples everywhere you look, holding hands, exchanging glances of love - it seems like they’re mocking your empty heart. For those going through a breakup, it’s even more difficult. Reminders of your lost love occur every which way you look. Here’s a playlist of...

Auto show drifts into McCormick Place

Auto show drifts into McCormick Place

Ross Greer, Contributing Writer

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life

The Chicago Auto Show took over McCormick Place this past weekend, with major auto manufacturers showcasing their newest concept vehicles in the 110th edition of the show. The show, which took up over one million square feet, had something to pique the interest of any auto enthusiast with a wide variet...

Review: Oscar animated and live action shorts

Review: Oscar animated and live action shorts

Garret Neal, Contributing Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

For the 13th consecutive year, all of the Oscar Nominated Short Films are showing at Landmark's Century Centre Cinema, opening on February 9. This is your annual chance to predict the winners (and have the edge in your Oscar pool)! The Academy Awards ceremony takes place Sunday, March 4. Below is The DePaulia's reviews of all of the live action and...

“Call Me By Your Name” and LGBTQ+ representation

“Call Me By Your Name” and LGBTQ+ representation

Isabella Brock, Contributing Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“Call Me By Your Name” was released earlier this January after months of anticipation from audiences.  The film is based on the acclaimed 2007 novel of the same name by André Aciman, about a 17-year-old boy living in Italy who falls in love with an older male graduate student who has come to stay...

“2 Dope Queens”

“2 Dope Queens”

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Whether you know them from their appearances on "The Daily Show" and "Broad City," or their wildly popular podcast "2 Dope Queens" on WNYC, you know that Jessica Williams and Phoebe Robinson are hilarious. Their four-part HBO comedy special “2 Dope Queens,” that premiered on Friday, Feb. 2, is ju...

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