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St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions and Social Media Editor

April 5, 2020

Remember how last quarter I said that spring break was going to go by in a flash and we’d all be back to school in no time? Little did I know that the world was going to end! In all seriousness, living in quarantine has been very emotionally taxing for us all, and it’s always good to turn to healthy d...

8 tips for thriving in a remote learning environment

8 tips for thriving in a remote learning environment

Jessica Nalupta, Contributing Writer

April 4, 2020

Without a doubt, these past couple of weeks have been a blur. Whether you spent your remaining time nervously wrapping up finals, saying goodbye to friends or moving out and flying back home, time surely flew by faster than we all hoped as school is back in session again. Since the global pandemic broug...

REVIEW: ‘Tiger King’ is the perfect antidote to quarantine-induced boredom

REVIEW: ‘Tiger King’ is the perfect antidote to quarantine-induced boredom

Lauren Coates, Contributing Writer

April 1, 2020

I’ll be the first to admit that documentaries aren’t the first thing I jump to when I have the chance to sit down and watch tv, but Netflix’s “The Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness” is such a mind-boggling whirlwind of a miniseries that it may have changed my opinion on the genre as a whole. Le...

Erin Hogan has a voice that shatters limitations

Erin Hogan has a voice that shatters limitations

Holly Jenvey, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2020

As the sun sets, Erin Hogan’s day is far from over. At around 6 p.m she enters DePaul University’s Holtschneider Performance Center for yet another vocal rehearsal for one of her many upcoming performances. “I fell in love with the faculty,” Hogan said on why she came to DePaul. Hogan is...

The art of charcuterie

The art of charcuterie

Jessica Rish, Contributing Writer

March 31, 2020

It is easy to imagine walking into an art gallery show and seeing a catered cheese plate with generic cheeses and meats and plain crackers, but imagine walking into a college study party or wine night and seeing an extravagant charcuterie board carefully crafted to perfection.  At DePaul University, this isn’t hard to i...

REVIEW: ‘The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez’ offers horrifying look at real-world issue

REVIEW: ‘The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez’ offers horrifying look at real-world issue

Dayana Garcia, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2020

“Horrendous, inhumane and nothing short of evil,” are some of the words that Judge George G. Lomeli used to describe the crime against Gabriel Fernandez.  “The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez” is a six-part true crime documentary series on Netflix that follows and brought to light the death of 8-yea...

AirPods: how Apple masks the environmental cost of comfort

AirPods: how Apple masks the environmental cost of comfort

Hifza Ayaz, Contributing Writer

March 27, 2020

In 2016, Apple released AirPods, or Bluetooth earbuds facilitating consumers’ convenience of listening to music without being tethered to phones. AirPods signify comfort and discern those who have the means of purchasing the sentiment it cultivates.  The public initially showed contempt, but sa...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions & Social Media Editor

March 8, 2020

Spring break is coming up before you know it, and it will be over before you know it too! While DePaul’s school break schedules may never make sense, I’m still looking forward to my nine days off from school. Here are some songs I intend to listen to on repeat over break. 1. Teenage Dream-Katy Perry I’ve...

REVIEW: Ben Affleck shines in melodrama of ‘The Way Back’

REVIEW: Ben Affleck shines in melodrama of ‘The Way Back’

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

March 8, 2020

Let’s just start by saying that “The Way Back” is not a basketball movie. It is not a movie about sports or a feel-good story about a basketball team on glory road. It tries, desperately at times, to be more than that — sometimes it works and sometimes it does not. But Ben Affleck’s performance a...

DePaul College of Law hosts panel about homelessness

DePaul College of Law hosts panel about homelessness

Chinyere Ibeh, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

DePaul’s College of Law hosted “Invisible Neighbors: Fighting the Stigma of Homelessness in Chicago,” a panel that educates its attendees on homelessness around Chicago.  The panel began with a brief video that speaks about Vincent DePaul’s hospitality for the marginalized, especially the ho...

Franz Schubert’s legacy continued by international talent in Oak Park

Franz Schubert’s legacy continued by international talent in Oak Park

Paul Gordon, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2020

A Schubertiade is a social gathering with the primary purpose of performing Franz Schubert’s music. Schubert + Festival gathers to do exactly that. In its second season, the Oak Park festival brings in world renowned talent including a Chicago Symphony Orchestra octet, pianist Winston Choi and v...

Curves can’t be embraced when constantly sexualized

Curves can’t be embraced when constantly sexualized

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

March 8, 2020

I was wearing a red polo shirt and bell bottom khaki pants. While working at the register, scanning the never-ending amount of items Target has to offer, my boss asked me to talk with him privately in a way that made me uneasy. A woman had complained about my uniform saying my pants were too tight...

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