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DePaul grads follow rock ‘n’ roll dreams

DePaul grads follow rock ‘n’ roll dreams

Ashley Sanchez, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music, Showcase

You never know who you’ll meet at your freshman year dorm social. Chicago-based punk band Sleep on It, guitarist TJ Horansky and former bassist AJ Khah weren’t expecting to make connections at a social in Corcoran Hall that could change their trajectory for the rest of their time at DePaul. “We...

Lollapalooza lineup leaves much to be desired

Lollapalooza lineup leaves much to be desired

Noah Festenstein, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

On the first four days of August, Chicago’s Grant Park looks to attract many in its 15th annual Lollapalooza music festival, but the majority of DePaul students are not attracted to it. With the lineup of acts now released, students have expressed diverse feelings toward deciding whether to go. This ...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

As the saying goes, the young people of today are the better people of tomorrow. Or something like that. So when you apply that to music, it’s clear that there is destined to be a musical renaissance on the horizon. Considering that right now, young artists are leading the charts in nearly every categor...

The elusive path for arthouse film survival

The elusive path for arthouse film survival

Holyn Thigpen, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Over 100,000 film fans across the world signed an online Change.org petition last November to save FilmStruck. The Turner Classic Movies streaming service, which housed a library of over 1,000 classic, arthouse and international films, was discontinued by AT&T after the corporation’s acquisitio...

As ‘Veep’ enters final season, Julia Louis-Dreyfus cements legacy fit for comedy royalty

As ‘Veep’ enters final season, Julia Louis-Dreyfus cements legacy fit for comedy royalty

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

For the past three decades, Julia Louis-Dreyfus has been on television nearly every season. As such, Louis-Dreyfus has secured over 300 episodes of comedy under her belt that delivered her seven Emmys for acting and five Screen Actors Guild awards for her singular work, let alone a slew of other awar...

Kaathis brings flavors of Kolkata to campus

Kaathis brings flavors of Kolkata to campus

Stacey Sheridan & Varsha Kadamandla, Contributing Writers

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Kaathis, a new fast casual restaurant on the corner of Lincoln and Belden Avenues, offers a highly thought-out menu of fast, fresh and healthy bowls and rolls. It takes its name from the restaurant’s specialty: kaathi rolls. Consisting of skewered meats and vegetables wrapped in a flatbread called ...

What’s Fresh on Climate Change

What’s Fresh on Climate Change

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Our Planet (Netflix) In the introduction to the first episode of this new Netflix series “Our Planet,” the mission is clearly stated. David Attenborough narrates that the show will “celebrate the natural wonders that remain and reveal what we must preserve to ensure people and nature thrive.”...

Women in the ring

Women in the ring

Gianfranco Ocampo, Contributing Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle, Showcase

World Wrestling Entertainment continues to expand and increase the value of women’s wrestling—after a long period in WWE where the women were neglected and mistreated—by featuring a women’s main event at WrestleMania 35 on April 7 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. WWE wrestlers Ron...

‘High Life:’ a touching and terrifying trip to space

‘High Life:’ a touching and terrifying trip to space

Michael Brezinski, Staff Writer

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Space has and always will be an enthralling setting to explore on film. Whether it be the grand operatic fantasies like the “Star Wars” and “Alien” franchises, of the more avant-garde fantastical artistic expressions like “2001: A Space Odyssey”  or “Interstellar,” it always proves to be a d...

Zen and the art of glass blowing

Zen and the art of glass blowing

Benjamin Conboy, Editor-in-Chief

April 15, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle, Showcase

In a small shop on a busy street in River Grove, Pete Rivers is dancing a mesmerizing ballet around a torch spitting a 2-foot-long, 3000-degree flame. Rivers is a glassblower. Today, he’s making a bubbler, but he didn’t know that when all he had in front of him was a half-dozen rods of borosilica...

New ‘Star Wars’ film promises ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

New ‘Star Wars’ film promises ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press

April 12, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

"No one is ever really gone," says the voice of Luke Skywalker in the first teaser trailer for "Star Wars: Episode IX," which audiences finally learned will be called "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" Friday at a fan event in Chicago. The closely guarded film from director J.J. Abrams will put an...

For Chicago queen, DePaul student, drag’s glitz and glam are added bonus to intimate impact

For Chicago queen, DePaul student, drag’s glitz and glam are added bonus to intimate impact

Mackenzie Murtaugh, News Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

The dimly-lit Berlin Nightclub in Chicago was mostly empty on a Monday night before its recurring drag competition, Squad Goals, began. A few people gathered in, but the small room did not fill up until about 11:30 p.m. when the performances began. The attendees gossiped around the bar with the barten...

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