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Grad uses film to discuss mental health

Grad uses film to discuss mental health

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

After graduating from undergrad, Sydney O’Haire’s life got, as she describes it, “a little out of control.” Her family and friends supported her, and when they recommended she go to rehab she went without resistance. O’Haire said once she got there it was “a really wild experience,” and she made ...

Gambino’s career begins a new chapter

Gambino’s career begins a new chapter

Isabella Brock, Contributing Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Childish Gambino, better known as Donald Glover, released the single “This Is America” May 5 on Saturday Night Live to significant critical and commercial success. The song discusses contemporary issues within the African-American community in America. The single quickly rose to No. 1 on the Bil...

Chicago has my heart: College artists help create new pedway mural

Chicago has my heart: College artists help create new pedway mural

Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Showcase

Underneath Randolph St., only a block away from Michigan Ave. in the Heritage Pedway, DePaul junior Amoz Wright and School of the Art Institute (SAIC) sophomore Sarah Wilson were in the zone. Wilson, sitting high up on a ladder, was painting the face of Chicagoan and photographer René Marban. Sitti...

Resisting age restrictions: The best Chicago music venues for underage fans

Resisting age restrictions: The best Chicago music venues for underage fans

Nikki Roberts, Copy Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle, Music

When I was a 15-year-old commuter from the west suburbs of Chicago, I told my parents I had purchased tickets to see pop punk bands Stickup Kid and Candy Hearts play an all-ages show at the Beat Kitchen. I lied to them and made up a story about how a friend’s dad would be taking us both to the show t...

St. Vincent DeJamz

St. Vincent DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

As you stare down the road ahead and see a hefty set of final papers and exams in your path, it’s easy to immediately ignore all of your responsibilities and focus on the summer that’s just a few short weeks down the road. Because of my sheer inability to rid my mind of this time of relaxation an...

Marvel’s anti-hero returns

Marvel’s anti-hero returns

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“Deadpool 2” carries on shortly after the conclusion of its predecessor, “Deadpool.” Wade Wilson has made a name for himself since defeating the first film’s main villain Ajax – or Francis, as he was more commonly referred to – and has been granted a tenuous spot as an X-Men trainee. He i...

What’s Fresh in Podcasts

What’s Fresh in Podcasts

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

  Revisionist History If you’re a self-professed nerd, you must listen to Malcolm Gladwell’s podcast “Revisionist History” for no other reason than because that’s what Gladwell is: a professional nerd — and a truly gifted storyteller. Each week, Gladwell offers listeners a single historic...

A conversation with Rainn Wilson on the practice of acting

A conversation with Rainn Wilson on the practice of acting

Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor

May 18, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

As part of the College of Computing and Digital Media’s Visiting Artists Series (VAS), actor Rainn Wilson spoke with screenwriting professor and moderator Chris Parrish in front of a packed auditorium on Thursday afternoon. “I’ve been a huge fan of Rainn for a long time. I absolutely love ‘The Off...

Arctic Monkeys reinvent themselves

Arctic Monkeys reinvent themselves

Cailey Gleeson, Contributing Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Don’t panic, but Arctic Monkeys are back. After a five-year hiatus following the release of “AM,” the group graced fans with a new album on May 11 that features a surprising change of pace. The Sheffield-based band — comprised of lead vocalist and guitarist Alex Turner, drummer Matt Helders, ...

St. Vincent DeJamz

St. Vincent DeJamz

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

The record label/art collective/media critique that is PC Music produces disgustingly catchy, bubblegum-experimental pop songs that, after a few listens, will insidiously find themselves in each of your playlists. You will find yourself lying awake in the early hours of the morning with nothing but h...

Bo Burnham excels in directorial debut

Bo Burnham excels in directorial debut

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

While I may not have been there since the beginning, it has certainly been interesting to see the wide arc Bo Burnham’s career has been. He began filming YouTube videos in his bedroom, playing songs that he wrote when he was 16. By 19 he was filming his first stand up special with Comedy Central, “W...

What’s fresh and recently canceled

What’s fresh and recently canceled

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Brooklyn 99 The first and most undeserving victim of Fox's cancellation spree this past week is the quirky and lighthearted cop ensemble "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." Throughout its five-season run, "Nine-Nine" has garnered a dedicated and vocal fan-following that has deployed to campaign against the show’s can...

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