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St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions & Social Media Editor

January 20, 2020

In times of social unrest, art often takes a more political turn, reflecting the distress of the times. Music is perhaps the largest medium for protest, with some of the most iconic songs of the last decades being a result of an unjust world. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and the Women’s Mar...

Skincare is more than a trend – it’s an essential daily routine

Skincare is more than a trend – it’s an essential daily routine

Elena King, Yusra Shah, and Lauryn Balark

January 20, 2020

Skincare is an essential part of one’s daily routine. Though a proper skincare routine is important year-round, the winter season introduces dryness and cracked skin which makes skincare a must. Having the right products to keep your skin healthy and moisturized seems like an easy feat, but with al...

Why do we read less as we get older?

Why do we read less as we get older?

Abbas Dahodwala, Contributing Writer

January 20, 2020

There are plenty of benefits to reading for leisure. Some see it as an escape, while others see it as a tool to advance their own learning and understanding. “When you are reading for fun it, you are taking time for yourself to do something completely unrelated to other things you are doing,”...

REVIEW: How Mac Miller’s ‘Circles’ is different from other posthumous albums

REVIEW: How Mac Miller’s ‘Circles’ is different from other posthumous albums

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

January 20, 2020

“Circles” is late rapper Mac Miller’s sixth studio album and the first release since his death on Sept. 7, 2018. Not only is “Circles” a companion album to his heartfelt and personal “Swimming” released on Aug. 3, 2018, but it is his first music released since he passed away. This feels ...

Multicultural grains of flavor

Multicultural grains of flavor

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

January 20, 2020

A pot is sitting on the most used burner on the stove, waiting for a culturally filled staple food to grace its stainless steel walls. The water is at a roaring boil and is now ready to begin the cooking process. Opening up the cabinet and you see it - a bag of rice.   Rice is one of the most transformable foods ...

Welcome to ‘DeParty’

Welcome to ‘DeParty’

Elena King, Contributing Writer

January 20, 2020

Local bars on DePaul’s Lincoln Park Campus make going out easier for students on a budget. With classes back in session for DePaul students, the joy and freedom of winter break already seem so far gone for those who find themselves staying in to finish the daunting task of writing another paper o...

‘Brooklyn Bridge’ elevates children’s theater by taking its audience seriously

‘Brooklyn Bridge’ elevates children’s theater by taking its audience seriously

Jessica Grekowicz, Contributing Writer

January 20, 2020

The DePaul Theater School showcased the production of “Brooklyn Bridge” on Saturday, Dec. 18, presented by Chicago Playworks for Families and Young Audiences. “Brooklyn Bridge” starts its tale with 10-year-old Sasha as she attempts to write a book report on said bridge. Sasha knows every fact about t...

REVIEW: ‘The Circle’ serves as Netflix’s new social experiment

REVIEW: ‘The Circle’ serves as Netflix’s new social experiment

Chinyere Ibeh, Contributing Writer

January 19, 2020

As the new year rolls in, Netflix premieres several different shows and documentaries, including a new reality tv show competition. “The Circle” serves as a mix between “Big Brother” and “Catfish” and gives a unique twist to the reality TV competition genre. Because of this, it can be ...

DePaul group fitness classes offer a more comfortable environment to work out

DePaul group fitness classes offer a more comfortable environment to work out

Camille Koch, Contributing Writer

January 19, 2020

From what to wear to how much weight you should be lifting, you’re not the only one feeling worried about being out of place at the gym, especially in group classes.  Getting past this mentality is the first hurdle on the journey to getting fit, as well as one that is often overlooked. Maggie Smith,...

Purchase or pass? Influencer-backed eyeshadows receive mixed reviews

Purchase or pass? Influencer-backed eyeshadows receive mixed reviews

Hannah Mitchell, Multimedia Editor

January 19, 2020

The new decade anticipates the restock of last season’s most hyped eyeshadow palettes. Jeffree Star Cosmetics’s Conspiracy Palette, Tati Beauty’s Textured Neutrals Palette and Morphe’s The James Charles Palette have dominated social media feeds, yet have makeup enthusiasts wondering if these products live up to their hype.  ...

The end? Nostalgia in the world of entertainment

The end? Nostalgia in the world of entertainment

Jonathan DeCarlo, Contributing Writer

January 19, 2020

“This will be the final word in the story of Skywalker,” growls Ian McDiarmid’s Emperor Palpatine in last month’s “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” Watching this movie was a strange experience, I was on the edge of my seat for most of the time, but this line immediately pulled me out of it...

‘Hamilton’: The musical that turned the world upside down

‘Hamilton’: The musical that turned the world upside down

Alayne Trinko, Staff Writer

January 19, 2020

After a three-year run, “Hamilton,” the Tony Award, Grammy Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical detailing the life of U.S. founding father Alexander Hamilton, has closed its curtains. The contemporary yet deeply patriotic musical pushed the envelope and went against the norm of mainstream Broadway. F...

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