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An Interview with Post Animal

An Interview with Post Animal

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

August 6, 2018


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At 1:50 p.m. on Friday, Chicago-based rock band Post Animal made their debut at Lollapalooza. And what a debut it was. With an impressive turnout for an early afternoon show, the band was able to capitalize on the opportunity to play to a diverse crowd that might not typically seek out their mus...

Lolla Recap: Day 4

Lolla Recap: Day 4

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

August 6, 2018


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On the fourth and final day of the festival, the sun was beating down making for another extremely hot and muggy day. Foot traffic and a lack of rain had reduced the grass across the festival grounds to a thin layer of dust that was easily swept up in the slightest breeze. This made for the perfect storm...

Lollapalooza 2018 Recap: Saturday

Lollapalooza 2018 Recap: Saturday

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

August 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music, Showcase

Going to three days of Lollapalooza in a row is an accomplishment in itself, but to do so in almost 100 degree weather? That’s something else entirely. But that’s what thousands of people did on Saturday, and I was among them. Under the blistering sun, most Lolla goers remained unfazed by the heat, b...

Lollapalooza Friday Recap

Lollapalooza Friday Recap

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

August 4, 2018


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With the sun still beating down and the typically lush grass of Grant Park completely flattened from the foot traffic of the day before, festival goers filed in for a promising second day of Lollapalooza. Big names were scattered across the schedule throughout the day, there were plenty of entertaini...

Lollapalooza Thursday Recap

Lollapalooza Thursday Recap

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

August 3, 2018


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If you took any public transportation today, you probably know that Lollapalooza has returned to take over Grant Park for the long weekend. All day, crowds of festival-goers boarded buses and trains headed downtown with their sights set on the performances ahead. While it may have inconvenienced a fair...

‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ delivers another ABBA-centric feel-good flick

‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ delivers another ABBA-centric feel-good flick

Emma Oxnevad, Staff Writer

July 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Here we go again! Nearly 10 years to the day after the release of “Mamma Mia!,” Sophie Sheridan and company are back in “Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again.” All of the first film’s original cast have returned for the sequel, including Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Dominic Cooper, Chris...

Real Friends debuts their third full length record, ‘Composure’

Real Friends debuts their third full length record, ‘Composure’

Nikki Roberts, Copy Editor

July 18, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music, Showcase

When I was a 14-year-old punk rocker with atrociously heavy eyeliner, my mom drove my best friend and I to many pop punk and hardcore shows at Centennial Lanes, a bowling alley in Tinley Park that hosted DIY shows in it’s semi-soundproofed party room. At the time, Real Friends was one of the biggest ...

Harry Styles solidifies his rockstar status at United Center

Harry Styles solidifies his rockstar status at United Center

Emma Oxnevad, Staff Writer

July 3, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music, Showcase

 On June 30, amidst hoards of screaming, devoted fans, Harry Styles proved he is much more than your average teen idol. In case you’ve been out of the loop for the past 8 years, Harry Styles is an English musician, who rose to international stardom as a member of the boyband juggernaut One Dir...

Destroy Boys, Sons of an Illustrious Father rock Schubas

Cailey Gleeson, Contributor Writer

June 23, 2018


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As rain poured down outside, Schubas was packed to capacity as fans waited in anticipation for Destroy Boys and Sons of an Illustrious Father to take the stage on June 18. Sons of an Illustrious Father is comprised of vocalist and bassist Josh Aubin, vocalist and guitarist Lilah Larson and vocali...

The wait was worth it for ‘Incredibles 2’

The wait was worth it for ‘Incredibles 2’

Emma Oxnevad, Staff Writer

June 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The Incredibles are back! After 14 years of fans anxiously awaiting a follow up for Pixar’s favorite family, both adults and children alike were finally granted a continuation of “The Incredibles” with “Incredibles 2” debuting on June 15. The film has dominated the box in its short run, gross...

Punk band Iceage headlines Chicago June 21

Alicia Maciel, Contributing Writer

June 21, 2018


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Danish post-punk band Iceage takes the stage Thursday, June 21 at Chicago’s House of Vans. This year, the Vans House Parties series implemented a strategy with a more personal touch – providing headliners the opportunity to act as curators, hand-picking the supporting talent. With an on-site pers...

Cow Lamp

Garret Neal, Contributing Writer

June 5, 2018


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When settling in for a night at the movies, it is easy to take for granted how that movie actually got to the theater you’re sitting in. That’s where distribution companies come in; they help ensure films get to the right screens and right audiences. This process is relatively easy for Hollywood p...

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