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The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Dawson Hobbs, a DePaul junior, sits at his workspace in his Chicago apartment on Tuesday, April 30, 2024. When creating a custom piece, Hobbs often listens to Grouplove, one of his favorite bands.

One piece at a time: Student mosaic maker creates beauty from broken glass

Anna Barth, Contributing Photographer May 5, 2024

Dawson Hobbs sits in his studio apartment in Chicago, using tiles and glue to showcase his passion for art. As the DePaul junior pieces each detail together, a mosaic emerges, telling a story through its...

Prom with an animation twist: The 50/50 Club hosts Prom Jam event

Prom with an animation twist: The 50/50 Club hosts Prom Jam event

Claire Tweedie, Content Managing Editor February 25, 2024

Lucy Njaramba’s senior prom was an excuse to dress up and show off after Covid-19 in 2022. Her dress was a vibrant shade of purple, a family member did her makeup and her hair was adorned with butterfly...

Puppeteers perform at the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2024, at Chicago’s Navy Pier.

Chicago’s International Puppet Theatre Festival returns with vibrant stories

Addison Rogers, Contributing Writer February 4, 2024

Last week, Chicago’s International Puppet Theater Festival returned for its sixth edition of hand-crafted expertise. Located in various theaters across Chicago, the festival is packed with over 100 performances,...

The clay piece Liberation by Konno Tomoko sits in its case on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2024, at the Art Institute in Chicago. This piece explores a traditionally feminine subject, a flower, and interprets it through a non-traditional lens.

‘Radical Clay’ exhibition showcases innovative creations by 36 female Japanese ceramicists

Delaunay Krauter, Contributing Writer January 28, 2024

Enclosed behind glass in galleries 108 and 109 at the Art Institute of Chicago, 40 unique ceramic sculptures take on diverse themes from nature and the body to the strange and grotesque, while others draw...

Designed by artists Sonja Henderson and John Pittman Weber, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Living Memorial stands in Marquette (Jacques) Park on the Southwest Side of Chicago.

A man to remember and a movement to honor: MLK JR marches on through Chicago artistry

Sam Mroz, Arts & Life Editor January 21, 2024

In the 14-year campaign that was the Civil Rights movement, activism would become a national agenda. This social fight for equality flooded across courtrooms and street corners to the front door of every...

SAIC Student Competes on Pumpkin-Carving Show

SAIC Student Competes on Pumpkin-Carving Show

Zanna Ingram, Contributing Writer October 15, 2023

Pumpkin carving is a beloved October tradition dating back centuries as a way to celebrate Halloween. For most, it is a seasonal activity, but for School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) student...

AI disrupts the art world, casting uncertainty over its future

AI disrupts the art world, casting uncertainty over its future

Nadine DeCero, Opinions Editor October 8, 2023

,Jaxanna Fink, a DePaul senior majoring in art, sits down with steel and latex to assemble her newest piece for Studio Freelove’s upcoming exhibition: a balloon trapped in a cage. This piece titled...

Kelsoe Matsunaga and Dongsheng Xu discuss student life and the Chicago Marathon Wednesday, Oct. 4, while visiting the Life Cycles exhibit at the DePaul Art Museum. Kelsoe is a student at DePaul. Dongsheng was in town for the Chicago Marathon. The museum is free for all visitors.

DePaul Art Museum introduces new “Life Cycles” exhibit

Carly Witt, Opinions Editor October 8, 2023

Upon entering the DePaul Art Museum (DPAM), visitors are met by the simplistic, modern layout of the exhibits and the variety of art on display. Their newest showcase, “Life Cycles,” is a lavish and...

Museumgoers view The Seine Bridges at Asnieres by Van Gogh in the gallery.

Not the Van Gogh you know: How Vincent van Gogh and artists of the next generation redefined art in the northwestern suburbs of Paris

Lilly Keller, Editor in Chief May 21, 2023

Few names are known better than Vincent van Gogh. In the century and a half since the Dutch painter took his life in 1890, his work has migrated across the globe, settling in over 30 museums across five...

DePaul professor and Service Learning Coordinator Brother Mark Elder reflects on his 28 years at the University.

‘This is me being a performance artist day to day’: The colorful past, present and future of Mark Elder

Lilly Keller, Editor in Chief May 15, 2023

DePaul professor of Fine Arts and Service-Learning Coordinator Mark Elder's — better known as Brother Mark — Byrne Hall studio is as one would imagine. Bottles of paint and duct tape line the workroom's...

554 by Jr Alvarez displayed at the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) gallery on Monday, May 1. The gallery sought to highlight APIDA student artwork.

‘Untold Stories’ reflects Asian Pacific Islander Desi American student experience at DePaul

Lilly Keller, Editor in Chief May 7, 2023

The theme of untold stories came naturally to Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) art gallery curator Sophia Iqbal. "The idea of untold stories is very prevalent among Asian American communities...

‘Creativity and queerness definitely go hand in hand:’ Spectrum DePaul bring together art, history, activism

‘Creativity and queerness definitely go hand in hand:’ Spectrum DePaul bring together art, history, activism

Claire Tweedie, Content Managing Editor April 23, 2023

Laughter erupts from students and brushes splash watercolors while students energetically copy the movements of the Bob Ross video in front of them. The 15 attendees only devote some attention to the projected...

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