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La Vaca Bar in Pilsen on a Friday night.

Let me plan your evening: Pilsen Nightlife

Amber Stoutenborough, Arts and Life Editor May 22, 2022

Find yourself in one of Chicago’s most vibrant and eclectic neighborhoods on your next night out in Pilsen. From award winning restaurants to sensational murals, Pilsen is a unique neighborhood in the...

A man on his bike passes pedestrians on the 606 Trail.

The guide to easy biking in Chicago

Nate Burleyson, Online Managing Editor May 22, 2022

Although there are plenty of stories on the dangers of biking Chicago’s streets, biking in the city can be a relaxing and convenient way to travel. Still, there are a few different things to consider...

Heidi Wigdahl (left), Bill Whitaker(middle), and Carol Marin, (right) speak to journalism students in the advanced reporting class on the 11th floor of the DePaul Center in the Loop.

Bill Whitaker and Heidi Wigdahl advice for journalists

Amber Stoutenborough, Arts and Life Editor May 3, 2022

Aspiring student journalists look to those before them for inspiration. On April 28, Bill Whitaker and Heidi Wigdahl visited DePaul’s Advanced Reporting class to answer questions and provide advice for...

The urban sketchers gather to admire each others work at the end of their meeting in their throwdown of more than 30 sketchbooks.

The Chicago Urban Sketchers make a springtime return

Leslie Williamson, Contributing Writer May 1, 2022

On Saturday afternoon on April 23, during one of the only warm days of this year’s spring, the Chicago Urban Sketchers gathered in Millennium Park’s Lurie Garden to draw together for the first time...

Top to bottom: Sergio Godinez, Riley Reed, Adora Alava and Sophie Levit. Reed is one of the Zines original creators, establishing the publication in January 2021.

Not your grandmother’s ‘zine

Lilly Keller, Assistant Arts and Life Editor April 24, 2022

Raw, uplifting and empowering is how DePaul senior and editor Riley Reed describes "Messy Misfit Club," their newly created zine. Starting in December 2021, this queer-centric zine seeks to uplift the...

A CTA bus advertises Getir, a grocery delivery app gaining popularity among students.

Your order is on the way, but how about Getir’s success story?

Madison Comeau, Contributing Writer April 24, 2022

Snapchat ads, billboards and buses all over Chicago read “Get $25 off your first order!” The word “Getir” is plastered on stickers, walls and even appears on YouTube ads. Getir, a grocery delivery...

Is spring kicking winter out the door?

Is spring kicking winter out the door?

Mackenzie Cowan, Contributing Writer April 3, 2022

Chicago was greeted with 60-degree weather in early March, causing people to think spring was on the way. With snow still on the ground, that seemed false for a while.  But now, Chicago’s been hit...

DePaul’s campus Spider-Man spoke about why he put on the mask

DePaul’s campus Spider-Man spoke about why he put on the mask

Audrey Leib, Staff Writer March 13, 2022

The man under the mask is Dylan Lawrence, a screenwriting major at DePaul. “The original reason I started doing this was because I was incredibly depressed and just really going through it,” Lawrence...

Students dancing during Friday nights Queer Prom event.

Love under neon lights: Student Government Association hosts Queer Prom on Feb. 25

Kiersten Riedford, Focus Editor February 28, 2022

In close quarters and glitter on nearly everyone’s eyelids, several couples dance against each other as single people form dance circles. Everyone starts to scream at the top of their lungs in excitement...

College students love dating apps, but is it worth it?

College students love dating apps, but is it worth it?

Samantha Moilanen, Contributing Writer February 20, 2022

Social media and the digitization of the modern world have made finding potential sexual partners as easy as the click of a button. Now, dating apps have become one of the most popular avenues for single...

Freshman Jillian Muncaster leans into the Bean sculpture in downtown Chicago to kiss it.

Welcome to Chicago, here’s what to know

Milan Opsenica, Contributing Writer February 20, 2022

Chicago is a city with deeply rooted traditions. Some are a little odd while others just make sense, like not putting ketchup on your hotdog. Although Chicago’s traditions can make the transition...

Millennium Park’s ice skating rink is open from November 19th to March 6th for the public.

Let me plan your date

Amber Stoutenborough, Arts and Life Editor February 15, 2022

Ice Skating + fine dining Whether it’s for Valentine’s Day or just a cute date with a friend, let me plan your date in the city that will be magical enough to keep them impressed for the rest of...

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