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‘Doctor Sleep’ understands recovery, but slightly misses mark

‘Doctor Sleep’ understands recovery, but slightly misses mark

Michael Brzezinski, Chief Film Critic

November 11, 2019

Stanley Kubrick’s “The Shining” has kept its top-shelf status in the annals of horror film history rightfully for almost 40 years now. Though it has been denounced by the author of its source material, Stephan King himself, the film community and beyond has never not recognized it as an importa...

Meatless burgers offer a sustainable alternative, ‘impossible’ to ignore

Meatless burgers offer a sustainable alternative, ‘impossible’ to ignore

Hannah Coyle, Contributing Writer

November 11, 2019

Sustainability has been ‘in’ for decades, but recently sustainable foods have become a trend themselves., Impossible Foods Inc. and Beyond Meat have released meatless hamburgers that can feed carnivores, but also cater directly to vegetarians and vegans. As concerns about climate change increase, c...

Student shows highlight DePaul jazz program

Student shows highlight DePaul jazz program

Jonathan Lee, Contributing Writer

November 11, 2019

Duke Ellington: If the first thing that comes to mind is “Big Mouth,” do yourself a favor and head over to a jazz club near you. Lucky for you, a new one opened just last year by the name of Holtschneider Performance Center. Three different jazz combos at DePaul performed at the center last Tuesday. Th...

‘The Irishman’ highlight’s director Martin Scorsese’s continued success

‘The Irishman’ highlight’s director Martin Scorsese’s continued success

Michael Brzezinski, Chief Film Critic

November 11, 2019

Over the course of his almost fifty-year career, Martin Scorsese has more than earned his status as one of Hollywood’s most consistently amazing directors.. He is a filmmaker who constantly keeps up with the times and ups his game in terms of revolutionizing the platform on a narrative, formal, and t...

L.A. band ‘Moby Rich’ capitalizes on being different

L.A. band ‘Moby Rich’ capitalizes on being different

Charlie Bevins, Contributing Writer

November 11, 2019

The music video for Moby Rich’s “Oil Spill” begins with the lead singers, Maxwell Joseph and Connor Pledger, donning bowl-cut wigs and mustaches on a grainy news presentation. Pledger gives a satirical description of the oil spill to his co-anchor, saying, “Well, there was some oil. A lot of...

Fall fashion trends on the rise as temperatures drop

Fall fashion trends on the rise as temperatures drop

Rebecca Meluch, Contributing Writer

November 11, 2019

The temperature is now dropping below 40 degrees, our clocks are turned back, the sun is setting in the late afternoon, and fall fashion trends continue to develop . Red, yellow, green, and brown tints of nature beautifully mark the time for fall fashion trends that inspire a maroon, olive, and khaki colo...

DePaul alumnus paints depictions of veterans’ lives

DePaul alumnus paints depictions of veterans’ lives

Bianca Cseke, Online Managing Editor

November 11, 2019

Michael Slaughter wanted what he says all veterans are after: a chance to be part of something that matters after they return to civilian life. Among the issues veterans often face are finding employment, mental illness and homelessness, the latter of which is often a result of other challenges snow...

Review: Rex Orange County’s ‘Pony’ focuses on hope

Review: Rex Orange County’s ‘Pony’ focuses on hope

Gavin Farrow, Contributing Writer

November 11, 2019

Rex Orange County’s work is loaded with (or almost entirely made up of) deeply personal anecdotes and multifaceted experiences with love. A new “anti-pop” pop star in recent years, he employs the method of many an adored musician: maintaining lyrical introspectiveness in order to communicate u...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Emma Oxnevad, Opinions Editor

November 11, 2019

With the quarter quickly coming to an end, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by deadlines and exams. In the event of such stress, it’s always good to have pump-up songs to raise your spirits keep you motivated. Without further ado, here are some of my favorite feel-good jams. Sunflower Rex Orange County Every self-proclaimed in...

Tips to help cope with seasonal depression as weather changes

Tips to help cope with seasonal depression as weather changes

Ebony Ellis and Keira Wingate

November 11, 2019

As the seasons begin to change, many struggle with the effects of seasonal depression. Although the appeal to go outside may be faint, there are small ways to cope with the disorder and limit its effects. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, seasonal depression, also known as seaso...

CIFF volunteer experience positive for film students, cinephiles alike

Nate Burleyson, Asst. Sports Editor

October 28, 2019

During the Chicago International Film Festival, there are lots of big-picture things set far ahead. Running a large festival like the one in Chicago, which concluded its 55th rendition of the fest on Sunday night, takes dedicated people planning it out for months. Yet on the ground floor, small things...

The Future of Fright

The Future of Fright

Luke Murphy, Contributing Writer

October 28, 2019

Nothing screams Halloween like a scary movie. From “Frankenstein” to “The Shining” to “A Nightmare on Elm Street” to “The Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” Halloween is every horror fan’s favorite time of the year. For many fans of the genre, horror has entered a new golden age. Movies like...

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