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Chicago pizza — more than just deep dish

A large cheese pizza uniquely made in a pan from Pequod's Pizza located at 2207 N Clybourn Ave.

Nate Burleyson, Arts & Life Editor

September 13, 2020

Chicago’s food history is as deep and rich as any other city in the United States. Call it the City of Big Appetites if you will, although it sounds kinda corny. Nonetheless, it may just be the truth. There is a deep history of people trying new things in Chicago, people pushing their perceptions of wh...

Having the COVID-19 conversation with your roommates

Having the COVID-19 conversation with your roommates

Rebecca Meluch, Opinions Editor

September 13, 2020

Living with roommates can sometimes be the worst. Whether you’re sharing a dorm or at an apartment with separate bedrooms — there is probably going to be a time where you’re laying in bed pretending to be asleep thinking to yourself, “Wow, I wished I lived alone.”  Just a few months ago, ...

Questions for Quinn: advice for freshmen, making friends on Zoom and off-campus apartments

Questions for Quinn: advice for freshmen, making friends on Zoom and off-campus apartments

Quinn White, Social Media Editor

September 13, 2020

Question 1:  Annie asked, “Do you have any advice for freshmen?”  Answer: Hey Annie! Well, my advice for freshmen is going to take a different route due to the pandemic. My usual answer would be something along the lines of, “Put yourself out there! Go out and meet plenty of fellow fresh...

Still Woozy releases newest single “BS”

Art for the new single

Charlie Bevins, Staff Writer

September 11, 2020

Sven Gamsky, known on stage and by his music as Still Woozy, sat with his head leaned back against a pillow while fielding questions over a Zoom press conference, an activity that has become all too familiar for artists in 2020.  On his chest is his tiny dog, BMO, appropriately named after the tiny, an...

Disney is remaking the wrong films

This image released by Disney shows Yifei Liu in the title role of

Lauren Coates, Staff Writer

September 11, 2020

Last week saw the slightly controversial release of another live-action remake of an animated Disney movie: “Mulan.” Once destined to make millions in global box office revenue, the film was initially pushed back and then eventually slated for a $30 pay-to-watch release on Disney+ due to worldwide the...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

In this video grab issued Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, by MTV, Machine Gun Kelly performs prior to the start of the MTV Video Music Awards. (MTV via AP)

Cailey Gleeson, News Editor

September 11, 2020

For the first time in 26 years, Riot Fest won’t be taking over Chicago — but don’t fret. An extra day has been added to next year’s already-stacked edition to make up for it. For now, turn on these tunes, close your eyes and imagine you’re moshing with your friends in Douglas Park.  bloody va...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent's DeJamz

Emma Oxnevad, Online Managing Editor

September 7, 2020

It’s been a weird summer. While I could ramble on about how COVID-19 has changed life as we know it and the world is seemingly always on the brink of collapse, I’m sure you knew that already. While it may have been an unconventional summer, to say the least, one thing that didn’t change was that I ha...

Nate’s declassified online school survival guide

Nate's declassified online school survival guide

Nate Burleyson, Arts & Life Editor

September 6, 2020

School is hard as it is. When you take away the entire in-person aspect of it, it splits people down two paths. One makes it much much easier, the other does the opposite. Complaints about online school include little or no face-to-face interaction, more busywork and less of an opportunity for learning....

Pop culture hills I would die on: Iron Man is a better superhero than Batman

Pop culture hills I would die on: Iron Man is a better superhero than Batman

Rebecca Meluch, Opinions Editor

September 6, 2020

People love using the phrase “that’s like comparing apples to oranges” when they try to defend a less superior item in a well-mannered comparison.  In the comic book world, the apples and oranges mentioned are Marvel and D.C. Universes. The simple truth is: fruit can be compared and so can ...

REVIEW: ‘The Baby’ capitalizes Samia’s voice

Cole Bursch, Staff Writer

September 6, 2020

Samia Finnerty is an indie singer-songwriter who was born in Los Angeles and spent her teens living in New York City. She has garnered a following from stand-alone singles like, “Ode to Artifice” and “Someone Tell the Boys” which presented her musical style as anthemic indie rock blended wit...

The most overrated and under-appreciated films of 2020, so far

Still from

Logan Peterson, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2020

The pandemic has changed everything. We have had to quickly adapt our entire lives and plans. People’s lives have been unceremoniously upended — I sometimes lose hope thinking about the damage that has been done. In the past, whenever I felt sad or isolated, I would find comfort in movies.  No...

Why ‘Big Brother’ is the perfect show to binge during COVID-19

The cast of

Lauren Coates, Staff Writer

September 6, 2020

When it comes to entertainment in the age of COVID-19, this past spring and summer have created an odd dynamic for the film and television landscape. Although everyone has been stuck indoors all year and is thus have had more time than ever to be catching up on shows, production on nearly everything...

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