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Beanie Feldstein (left) and Kaitlyn Dever (right) in

The best cinematic graduation scenes

Maddey Martin, Contributing Writer June 7, 2021

Graduating college may seem like a daunting time — you’re about to go out into the “real world” and, God willing, actually use your degree. To distract you from impending adulthood, here’s a...

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St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Nate Burleyson, Arts and Life Editor June 6, 2021

The summertime is known for lots of things, but few more iconic than the movie blockbuster. Audiences flock to the theaters to escape the heat and watch the loudest, most exciting, popcorn-munching-inducing...

FILE-Rivers Cuomo of Weezer performs at Riot Fest 2014 in Humboldt Park. (Kirsten Onsgard / The DePaulia)

REVIEW: Weezer pays tribute to classic metal bands with ‘Van Weezer’

Erik Uebelacker, Staff Writer June 6, 2021

So… Weezer is still around. Best known as one of the most iconic alternative rock bands of the 1990s, Weezer is still making new music nearly three decades later. Turning 50 hasn’t stopped frontman...

Franz Rogowski and Paula Beer in “Undine,” which premiered at the Berlinale Film Festival in 2020. The film is a modern version of the classic European myth of the same name.

Stellar lead performances take ‘Undine’ to romance heights

Lauren Coates, Staff Writer June 6, 2021

Just over a year after the film had its world premiere at the Berlinale Film Festival, Christian Petzold’s tragic romance “Undine” is finally available for streaming in the United States - and at...

Benjamin Franklin Statue in Chicago

Future of 41 monuments up in air as Chicago reckons with its nation’s past

Jackson Healy, Staff Writer June 6, 2021

Whether they’re made of bronze or marble, apparently not all of Chicago’s monuments are set in stone. On July 17, 2020, amid a nationwide racial reckoning triggered by the murder of George Floyd by...

FILE-Residents out on the Lakefront Trail as temperatures reach 54 degrees in Chicago following weeks of bitter cold and heavy snowfall.

DePaul students find new life in the outdoors amid global crisis

Eli Schmitt , Contributing Writer May 31, 2021

It’s the first warm day of the year and the park is empty.   DePaul freshman Camelia Verni-Patron sits on a blanket beside the North Branch  of the Chicago River, quietly looking out towards the...

This image provided by HBO Max shows Matt LeBlanc, from left, Matthew Perry,  Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow in a scene from the

REVIEW: ‘Friends: The Reunion’ fails to address the show’s history with racist, homophobic comments

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor May 31, 2021

We all like to remember the best moments of our lives. We all like to come back to those moments years later to recall those events. It can become easy to remember all the good.  It’s also easy to...

FILE-The crowd endures the rain during Lollapalooza 2014. (Courtney Jacquin / The DePaulia)

How Lollapalooza compares to Rolling Loud

Kalia Butler, Contributing Writer May 31, 2021

Music festivals are back, and people are excited. This summer marks the first time in almost a year the states will have in-person music festivals. People are booking flights from all over to be able to...

Nicci Nunez, left, and Alex Stewart, the founders and hosts of

‘Swipe Fat’ embraces ‘fat’ label and creates sense of community

Corey Schmidt, Copy Editor May 31, 2021

Being insecure about weight brings a whole new dynamic to the dating scene, which is something that influencer Alex Stewart and her friend Nicci Nunez quickly bonded over. The two felt comfortable talking...

Dua Lipa performing live at The Palladium in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, on Thursday, February 8, 2018. The first of two sold out nights at this venue on Dua's

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor May 31, 2021

Despite the recent chilly weather, summer is right around the corner! With Covid restrictions looking to lessen this summer, I am thrilled at the prospect of letting loose and enjoying all that summer...

Emma Stone in

Why don’t we like prequels?

Sofia Leal, Contributing Writer May 31, 2021

Last week, Warner Bros. announced that actor Timothee Chalamet will play Willy Wonka in the upcoming origin film “Wonka,” which pulls from Roald Dahl’s original story “Charlie and the Chocolate...

Olivia Rodrigo performs during the Brit Awards 2021 at the O2 Arena, London, Tuesday, May 11, 2021. (Ian West/PA via AP)

REVIEW: Olivia Rodrigo lets it all out with ‘SOUR’

Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor May 23, 2021

Olivia Rodrigo is not happy. Like, really not happy. On her debut album “SOUR,” released Friday, the rising star invites listeners into the soundtrack of her highly publicized heartbreak, rumored...

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