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Sweet N Dainty Cupcakery, one of the booths at the Logan Square Farmers Market.

Logan Square Farmers Market shines on Sunday

Amber Stoutenborough, Staff Writer September 19, 2021

Sunday mornings in Logan Square are bustling with energy as people from all around Chicago come to buy from local small businesses at the neighborhood farmers market. From honey to produce, flowers and...

FILE-Residents out on the Lakefront Trail as temperatures reach 54 degrees in Chicago following weeks of bitter cold and heavy snowfall.

DePaul students find new life in the outdoors amid global crisis

Eli Schmitt , Contributing Writer May 31, 2021

It’s the first warm day of the year and the park is empty.   DePaul freshman Camelia Verni-Patron sits on a blanket beside the North Branch  of the Chicago River, quietly looking out towards the...

Nicci Nunez, left, and Alex Stewart, the founders and hosts of Swipe Fat.

‘Swipe Fat’ embraces ‘fat’ label and creates sense of community

Corey Schmidt, Copy Editor May 31, 2021

Being insecure about weight brings a whole new dynamic to the dating scene, which is something that influencer Alex Stewart and her friend Nicci Nunez quickly bonded over. The two felt comfortable talking...

A man in Wicker Park sporting a mask while riding a divvy bike.

Car to Cargo bike: The rise of the cycling community in Chicago

Rebecca Meluch, News Editor May 9, 2021

After paying her second traffic ticket off, Lindsay Bayley looked at her car and said to herself,  “Wow this is kind of a burden.”  In her first week of living in Washington D.C. in 2007, Bayley...

Pandemic ‘languishing’ leaves students, staff pining for better days

Pandemic ‘languishing’ leaves students, staff pining for better days

Hayley DeSilva, Staff Writer May 9, 2021

Spring can be a stressful time for many students and staff members. With summer on the horizon and months of work behind them, it can be difficult to keep the stamina of meeting deadlines and the same...

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...

FILE-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...

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