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Tips to help cope with seasonal depression as weather changes

Tips to help cope with seasonal depression as weather changes

Ebony Ellis and Keira Wingate

November 11, 2019

As the seasons begin to change, many struggle with the effects of seasonal depression. Although the appeal to go outside may be faint, there are small ways to cope with the disorder and limit its effects. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, seasonal depression, also known as seaso...

For students struggling with mental health, DePaul’s counseling services are here to help

For students struggling with mental health, DePaul’s counseling services are here to help

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

October 23, 2019

There is a plethora of mental health illnesses that affect millions of people every day. The conditions that they can put you under are no joke, causing you to wonder why they aren’t taken more seriously. Maybe it is a lack of understanding or fear, but it has come a long way nonetheless. 450 mi...

Favorite Halloween costumes return for a scare every year

Favorite Halloween costumes return for a scare every year

Madison Bradley, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2019

For all of the creativity and individualism that surrounds Halloween, the same tried and true looks show up at every party. Whether it’s because they’re cheap or because they always look good, some costumes are doomed to haunt Halloween ‘til the end of time. The question is, can the sexy angel...

Vine walked so TikTok could run

Vine walked so TikTok could run

Joey Cahue, Contributing Writer

October 21, 2019

Apps come a dime a dozen, but the few that truly stick out have a cult-like following. Way back when, Vine was the “it” thing that created many memorable quotes and memes. As we waved goodbye to Vine in 2017, we stumbled upon TikTok, which was created only a year before Vine closed its doors. If...

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...

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