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The New Orleans punk band released their 4th album Endure, highlighting themes of politics and societal breakdown.

Special Interest’s latest release “Endure” highlights the unsteadiness of America’s political climate

Cormick Costello, Contributing Writer November 16, 2022

About three quarters into the track “(Herman’s) House” by New Orleans based punk act Special Interest, a group of vocalists chant “ooouahh ooouahh” over and over during a musical breakdown. It’s...

DIBs poses for a group photo with a handful of students.

Ugly Sweater Party returns to campus for sixth annual tree lighting

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor November 16, 2022

The first group of people piled in line for the Ugly Sweater Party on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 11:15 a.m. The event did not start until 2 p.m., but that didn’t stop students from sitting in a line going...

My Mind and Me: A candid glimpse into fame and its shadow

‘My Mind and Me’: A candid glimpse into fame and its shadow

Olivia Moosey, Contributing Writer November 14, 2022

“Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me,” is a raw documentary about Selena Gomez, showing an honest and sincere portrayal of the journey to stardom. Directed by Alek Keshishian, the film feels as if we are...

Scholars from over 105 Tribes and Nations participated in composing the Field Museums updated exhibit.

Living justice: Native American and Indigenous voices at forefront of new exhibit

Lilly Keller, Arts and Life Editor November 13, 2022

When the Field Museum opened its original Native American exhibit in the late 1950s, the only Indigenous peoples invited to participate were those asked to perform. Now, nearly seven decades later, this...

“Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” revamps the genre of biopics

“Weird: The Al Yankovic Story” revamps the genre of biopics

Jacob Costello, Chief Film and TV Critic November 13, 2022

Twelve years ago the sketch comedy website Funny or Die posted a fake trailer for a Weird Al biopic. Starring Aaron Paul of “Breaking Bad” as Yankovic, the trailer parodied the familiarly formulaic...

Beating the winter blues in Chicago

Beating the winter blues in Chicago

Michael Boland, Contributing Writer November 13, 2022

Chicago is often known for its unpredictable and treacherous winter seasons, but students in the city have found plenty of ways to keep themselves entertained without locking themselves inside for movies...

When is the right time to listen to Christmas music?

When is the right time to listen to Christmas music?

Kiersten Riedford, News Editor November 13, 2022

It is once again the time of year for the age-old debate of when the appropriate time to begin playing Christmas music is. For students like junior Natalie Trinidad, the right time to listen to Christmas...

Park Hae-il (left) and Go Kyung-Pyo (right) star in Park Chan-wook latest mystery.

“Decision to Leave’s” old and new obsessions

Ethan Mattheus, Contributing Writer November 13, 2022

Park Chan-wook is always looking to raise the stakes. Whether it is intricate themes of Freudian desire, outmoded filmmaking techniques or convoluted plotting, his films are always infused with some nuance...

A student brandishes a greeting card from the Loops latest Holiday themed event.

Holiday Cookie Stroll sweetens Loop campus involvement

Claire Tweedie, SGA Beat Writer November 13, 2022

As the holiday season begins ramping up before finals week, events at Lincoln Park like the Ugly Sweater Party and the Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony are not the only ways for students to get their fill...

DeJamz – November exhaustion

Lilly Keller, Arts and Life Editor November 13, 2022

As the temperature begins to slip and shades of gray perpetually swallow the sun, I, like many others, am starting to feel the full weight of fall quarter on my shoulders. Perhaps it is the ungodly amount...

Whitney Counts and Jared Rogers alongside their mini schnauzer Nora won the costume contest with their group costume based on the phrase its raining cats and dogs.

Cutest Pup-kin in the Patch

Ruchi Nawathe, Nation and World Editor November 6, 2022

Humans and dogs alike dressed to the nines in a variety of Halloween costumes on Saturday, Oct. 29. From cartoon characters to farm animals to tacos, dogs of all ages and sizes were welcome to attend the...

Rocio Olea (left) and Maria Guadalupe Olea (right) stand in front of Panaderia Nuevo Leon in Pilsen selling cempasúchil flowers.

The Cempasúchil flowers unite Chicagoans with their deceased loved ones

Stephania Rodriguez, Staff Writer November 6, 2022

Living in the Mexican state of Guanajuato, Ubertino Soto rented land to build a farm and harvest cempasúchil flowers to sell to a company as animal feed. For three months, Soto harvested cempasúchil...

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