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Seniors make studio debut at DePaul Art Museum

Seniors make studio debut at DePaul Art Museum

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

June 14, 2019


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

For the past 10 weeks, 15 especially creative DePaul students have been focused on one thing — their studio exhibition debut. As part of the Senior Studio Seminar, graduating Art, Media and Design students will display their work in an exhibition at the DePaul Art Museum over commencement weekend, mark...

Columbia College student dares to stand out in pink

Columbia College student dares to stand out in pink

Joey Cahue, Contributing Writer

June 12, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Fashion

In a world of fitted black turtlenecks, cigarette skinny black slacks and leather loafers, only a few dare to add their own flare of style into their wardrobe. Those few are brighter than the sun as they turn heads and stand out in the crowd of basic and bland business-casual and so-called urban yuppies...

Oversized sunglasses remain popular summer trend

Oversized sunglasses remain popular summer trend

Joey Cahue, Contributing Writer

June 12, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Fashion

Summer is approaching and everyone is reaching for a stylish pair of shades. There’s a pair of trendy sunglasses for everyone, but a common theme amongst them all is the overdramatic and oversized look. The bigger, the better. Some celebrities who originally started this trend are Paris Hilton, Nicole...

Museum of Contemporary Art exhibit redefines understanding of common language, imagery

Museum of Contemporary Art exhibit redefines understanding of common language, imagery

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

June 12, 2019


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Showcase

A mile and a half south of City Hall, where Mayor Lori Lightfoot, the City Council and aldermen from the city’s various wards make decisions, “CITY HALL” is emblazoned in bold letters on the front windows of the Museum of Contemporary Art. Next to the street in front of it waves a black flag inscri...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

June 3, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

These past two years at the helm of the Arts & Life section has been both a pleasure and a privilege. At the same time, the task of coming up with a theme for DeJamz every week was a consistent thorn in my side — trust me, it’s harder than it seems. For one, I simply don’t listen to that much...

IGOR: The break-up album that proves Tyler, the Creator belongs in a category all his own

IGOR: The break-up album that proves Tyler, the Creator belongs in a category all his own

John Cotter, Contributing Writer

June 3, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Kelly Clarkson, Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Bon Iver. Break-up albums have been a staple in the music landscape, with these 21st century auteurs having some of the most soul-drenching of personal stories that reach something deeply humanistic: the loss of a loved one. This loss, whether through death or...

Ink: the accessory that never comes off

Ink: the accessory that never comes off

Keira Wingate, Contributing Writer

June 3, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Fashion

Fashion is who someone is – their spirit, personality, vibe. Accessorizing that spirit can change a look to fit any situation, no matter what the occasion calls for. Tattoos are one accessory that add to any look and can go with you everywhere.  Tattoos have been around for thousands of years. T...

Plants bring health, life to interior design

Plants bring health, life to interior design

Keira Wingate, Contributing Writer

June 3, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Plants add a bright and earthy feeling to any space – welcoming a relaxed sense of breath and awakening. Imagine coming home to a place that has a crisp smell that makes every nose hair stand up and greenery so subtle yet eye-catching, it’ll bring a smirk to even the grumpiest face.  Adding plants into any design space adds more tha...

What’s Fresh on Netflix

What’s Fresh on Netflix

Michael Brzezinski, Staff Writer

June 3, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

"Always Be My Maybe" Netflix has made a bit of name for themselves in the romantic comedy department. Mega hits like “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” “When We First Met” and “Set it Up” put the streaming service firmly on the map for releasing light, fluffy and endlessly re-watc...

‘Deadwood: The Movie’ is a good western and a great finale

‘Deadwood: The Movie’ is a good western and a great finale

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor

June 3, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“Deadwood” creator/writer David Milch’s abrasive yet finely-wrought HBO Western series set in late-1800s South Dakota, is back. The show was nominated for 28 Emmys and won eight over the course of its roughly two-and-a-half years on air. Now, over a decade later, fans of the show have the proper...

DePaul Art Museum current exhibitions highlight trends through local lens

DePaul Art Museum current exhibitions highlight trends through local lens

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

June 3, 2019


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

The DePaul Art Museum rests cozily tucked next to the Fullerton ‘L’ stop, its exhibits promoted on the track-facing facade next to the stop that services thousands of commuters each day. This spring, it is highlighting New Age influences and military veterans perspectives in two different exhibitions...

Profs & Pints democritizes access to education

Profs & Pints democritizes access to education

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

June 3, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

From climate science deniers to anti-vaxxers to flat-earthers, refusing to trust the world’s leading scientists and scholars is more popular than ever before. And if you’ve been paying attention, you may have noticed that this way of thinking has become a political necessity for some of the most...

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