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Students’ mental health takes hard hit amid pandemic

Students’ mental health takes hard hit amid pandemic

Lacey Latch, Editor-in-Chief March 14, 2021

For many adults, the pandemic threw a wrench into their workdays and kickstarted a nationwide social justice movement that captured the attention of the world during the summer.  For young kids and...

Students attempt to lower screen time after pandemic caused increased phone use

Students attempt to lower screen time after pandemic caused increased phone use

Jessica Rish, Social Media Editor March 14, 2021

My days last March looked nearly the same every day — wake up just in time to log onto a Zoom call, then spend the rest of the day rotating through different social media apps, googling Covid-19 symptoms...

Piper DeYoung finds snacks on sale at a Lakeview Jewel-Osco on Feb. 19, 2021.

DePaul students find ways to save during Covid-19

Alayne Trinko, Staff Writer February 22, 2021

We all know the running joke between college students and graduates that the average collegiate diet is made up of Maruchan ramen noodles and bottom-of-the-shelf liquor. Now, in the thick of the Covid-19...

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Your guide to a Covid-safe Valentine’s Day

Charlie Carey, Contributing Writer February 13, 2021

Along with all the other holidays this year, this Valentine’s Day is going to be different. For a holiday all about being close to your loved ones – in a time when it’s dangerous to be close to people...

A biker riding down Fullerton Avenue. Many students use biking as a way to get around campus. Photo by Carlyn Duff/The DePaulia

DePaul students alter fitness habits post-pandemic

Maria Barragan, Contributing Writer February 7, 2021

January and February are the busiest time of the year for gyms, as many people's New Year's resolution is to start being more healthy. Now nearing a year of the Covid-19 pandemic, many have turned to fitness...

Odd online shopping purchases surge during pandemic

Odd online shopping purchases surge during pandemic

Samantha Albert, Contributing Writer January 18, 2021

Another full day spent in bed surfing the internet for new things to buy. This has become the norm for so many Americans who have extra time and money due to Covid-19, and need the serotonin boost that...

How to beat doomscrolling

How to beat doomscrolling

Charlie Carey, Contributing Writer October 30, 2020

You just finished your work for the day. You crawl into bed and decide to quickly check your social media apps before going to sleep. You open Twitter, see some terrible news, and need to know more. You...

Have trouble trusting your partner? Check your attachment style

Have trouble trusting your partner? Check your attachment style

Anita Valentin, Contributing Writer October 18, 2020

We all have the desire to feel needed and loved, right? But, what if we’re unable to trust in our romantic relationships due to the effects of negative childhood experiences?   According to the...

Some streets that have closed to expand space for outdoor restaurant seating.

Future uncertain for Chicago restaurants as winter approaches

Charlie Carey , Contributing Writer October 18, 2020

As the days get colder and winter draws closer, many Chicago restaurants are faced with a looming question: what’s going to happen when it gets too cold to serve people outside? Currently, indoor dining...

DePaul students Jacquie Michaels, Esther Ayaji and Belle Ross all try to continue their back to school fashion even when classes are all online.

Zoom looks lead 2020 fall fashion

Ava O'Malley, Contributing Writer October 4, 2020

Back before the coronavirus hit, a great deal of DePaul students stepped out in unique, expertly curated outfits. Walking from the Fullerton stop to the Quad on a busy Wednesday morning was a colorful...

Students adapt time management skills for online classes

Students adapt time management skills for online classes

Paige Haeffele, Contributing Writer September 27, 2020

Life as a college student is hard enough to manage, with factors such as jobs, family commitments, social life and relaxing being activities students need to make time for. Then add on the global Covid-19...

DePaul freshmen start virtual first year

DePaul freshmen start virtual first year

Ava O'Malley, Contributing Writer September 20, 2020

Most American teenagers grow up imagining what their college years will look like. Whether it’s visions of wild parties complete with toga-wearing fraternity brothers, as seen in American media, or nights...

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