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Commuting fall sickness

Commuting fall sickness

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

October 7, 2019

Summer is finally over and the cold weather that comes with fall is a sign to break out winter coats and prepare for the nasty common cold. In a big city like Chicago, finding ways to protect yourself from getting one can be challenging. Even though colds are minor infections of the nose and throat, they ar...

A free workout is an empowering one

A free workout is an  empowering one

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

October 7, 2019

Zumba, muscle work, HIIT and yoga are all classes that make you break a sweat while also breaking your budget. The Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center offers the same classes for free every day of the week for all undergraduate DePaul students and those with memberships. The Ray has fitness classes ...

Students pick classes based on ‘Rate My Professor’

Students pick classes based on ‘Rate My Professor’

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

September 30, 2019

Every term, students are asked to do professor evaluations for every class taken. These evaluations are not made public to DePaul students; they are only shown to the professors themselves and their superiors. With these evaluations kept private from students, “Rate My Professor” lends a helping hand in picking the right...

Avoiding cosmetic reactions from unsafe makeup

Avoiding cosmetic reactions from unsafe makeup

Jenna Ranieri, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2019

Red and blotchy skin, acne breakouts, hormone imbalances potentially leading to infertility or even death are all side effects of the products you use every day. Octinoxate, Tocopherol, Dimethicone and other chemicals are found on the backs of products you use every day. Severe side effects of these ch...

Phora thanks Chicago after September show

Phora thanks Chicago after September show

Jack Dombro, Contributing Writer

September 30, 2019

Hip-hop and R&B artist Phora came to Subterranean Sept. 22 to close out his Bury Me With Dead Roses tour, determined to put on a memorable show for Chicago. The bit of rain didn’t stop a few hundred fans from lining up and wrapping around the corner past the Subterranean property. When the door...

DePaul student tackles cancer, motherhood and full course load

DePaul student tackles cancer, motherhood and full course load

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

September 23, 2019

Elizabeth ‘Liz’ Arendt has had a love for the city for as long as she can remember, making DePaul University the ideal college choice. That perfect college experience began to fade during her junior year, when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma – a form of cancer that affects the blood. A...

When it comes to getting over heartbreak, time will help you heal

When it comes to getting over heartbreak, time will help you heal

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

July 21, 2019

Everyone who has had a broken heart knows that not all feel the same. Some broken hearts prove that maybe the feelings weren’t as strong as one thought, or that it was just lust. But, the first real painstaking heartbreak is something that nobody can truly be ready for. What I wasn’t prepared for was the love th...

Thunderstorms put early end to pride parade, but can’t stop the celebration

Thunderstorms put early end to pride parade, but can’t stop the celebration

Lacey Latch, Managing Editor

July 1, 2019

At the official kickoff point of the celebration, for both the 50th anniversary of Chicago’s Pride Parade and the 1969 Stonewall Riots in New York, the crowd was heavily intoxicated and enjoying the music and dancing that spread from the floats to the sidewalks. Everyone was properly covered in glitter...

Plants bring health, life to interior design

Plants bring health, life to interior design

Keira Wingate, Contributing Writer

June 3, 2019

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...

Profs & Pints democritizes access to education

Profs & Pints democritizes access to education

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

June 3, 2019

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...

Meditation for mental health

Meditation for mental health

Keira Wingate, Contributing Writer

May 20, 2019

The mind is a complex thing: it brings a different mood, thought or emotion with every day that passes. It can be hard trying to navigate around it, but becoming mindful can bring that 3D type of dimension into life with more ease and understanding. Mental disorders account for nearly one-half of the dise...

Unpacking the explosive rise of mukbang

Unpacking the explosive rise of mukbang

Holyn Thigpen, Contributing Writer

April 29, 2019

In a 43-minute-long video with almost 400,000  views on YouTube, Stephanie Soo sits atop her kitchen stool and devours over 100 spicy dumplings with sprinkles of impassioned commentary—“So hot, so steamy so juicy!”—and straight-to-camera gossip about friends’ douchebag boyfriends of days p...

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