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The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Choc Choc, owned by Leah Kim and managed by Ella Quijas, sits in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood on Friday, May 3, 2024. The store’s name means “well-moisturized skin” in Korean.

Korean beauty store expanding, as K-Pop craze grows in Chicago

Olivia Waletzke, Contributing Writer May 26, 2024

Korean beauty, or simply known as “K-beauty,” is a skincare concept originating in Korea that emphasizes hydrating and brightening the skin. As the “clean girl aesthetic” and natural makeup have...

Summer Recharge: Students discuss why breaks from school are so important

Summer Recharge: Students discuss why breaks from school are so important

Isabella Salinas, Contributing Writer May 26, 2024

As the spring quarter is ending, and the temperatures are already rising, students at DePaul have expressed how eager they are for the summer break. Whether spending summer working, at internships or...

Members of the comedy sketch group “Go for Broke” begin their show with a skit about finding the board game that shares their name in an old, cluttered attic on Sunday, May 19, 2024. This was the group’s last show at the Bughouse Theater.

Go For Broke: Sketch comedy groups trusts the process and each other

Claire Tweedie, Content Managing Editor May 26, 2024

“Cash Cab” — that was the winning idea DePaul junior Elissa Bartkowski brought to her first rehearsal for the sketch comedy group Go For Broke. It came weeks after re-watching old videos of the trivia...

Nichols Farm & Orchard employees Steve Freeman, left, and Aiden Nichols chat at their stand in the Lincoln Park Green City Market on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. Freeman has enjoyed working at Nichols Farm & Orchard for 20 years and Nichols has been involved with the farm all his life. Both enjoy the atmosphere and community of the market.

Green City Market blooms with spring

Hayla Brooks and Morgan Kirsch May 19, 2024

What began as a small startup in 1999 has blossomed into a full-fledged organization, as   Green City Market provides fresh, local eats to the citizens of Chicago and all its visitors. After becoming...

On Sunday, May 12, walking club Chicago Girls Who Walk hosted a Mothers Day riverwalk to celebrate the holiday. The 1.5 mile walk began at the intersection of West Wacker Drive and West Lake Street and ended at Pioneer Court.

Mothers join together to to celebrate Mother’s Day with loved ones on Chicago’s Riverwalk

Maddie Champan, Contributing Writer May 19, 2024

On Sunday, May 12, family members gathered together to celebrate Mother’s Day on Chicago’s Riverwalk, hosted by Chicago Girls Who Walk. This walking club hosts weekly events that allow participants...

People sit in Kibbitznest on Wednesday, April 24, 2024. Kibbitznest prides itself on being a third space where people can play board games, chat, order drinks and read.

‘Third places’ and where to find them: Chicago’s best locations to relax, renew and restore

Sophie DiBenedetto, Contributing Writer April 28, 2024

Whether you’re dragging yourself to your local coffee shop in the morning, indulging in some retail therapy or people-watching in public, many people need to get out and detach from their everyday spaces....

Children gather around one of the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven’s public engagement facilitators during the daily butterfly release on Thursday, March 7, 2024. “You could meditate here, if you wanted to,” said Rohan Jain, a Chicago resident pleased to be visiting the haven for a second time. “It’s very peaceful.”

The wonders of the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven

Delaunay Krauter, Contributing Writer April 7, 2024

With a “Hello Kitty” wand in hand, 3-year-old Zoey Rivera hoped to befriend one of the Judy Istock Butterfly Haven’s residents as her dad, Samuel, followed behind. “Every time they come close,...

Sunscreen and stress-free: Study abroad programs take students to new sights during spring break

Sunscreen and stress-free: Study abroad programs take students to new sights during spring break

Ashley Peréz, Contributing Writer April 7, 2024

With DePaul University's unusual quarter schedule, many opportunities for students to travel during the short 10 weeks are lost, as students' schedules become jam-packed with core classes.  Some of...

Emyli Lovz poses for a portrait in her office in San Francisco. Lovz is a dating coach and uses her method, MegaDating, to help people find their match through her company, Emlovz.

EmLovz dating coach: Finding love in the modern age

Grace Logan, SGA Beat Writer February 11, 2024

100 dates in one year – that was the goal of Emyli Lovz’s experiment that began in 2011.  Averaging two dates per week, she documented everything: the successes, failures and patterns in her dating...

Beat the cold with these Chicago and home-based activities

Beat the cold with these Chicago and home-based activities

Vanessa Lopez, Social Media Editor January 21, 2024

Chicagoans spend their winters indoors, bundled up against the bitter cold, or on X complaining about how cold it is outside. However, one thing that remains consistent throughout is the recognition that...

New year, new major: Changing degrees from one quarter to the next

New year, new major: Changing degrees from one quarter to the next

Addison Rogers, Contributing Writer January 21, 2024

With the abundance of programs at DePaul, it’s no surprise that students often switch between majors or colleges. In the New Year, students are experimenting with new careers, majors and ways of securing...

The Ray allows full-time undergrad students unlimited access to athletic facilities during the school year.

How to actually achieve your New Year’s resolutions

Claire Tweedie, Content Managing Editor January 15, 2024

Ringing in the new year means new opportunities, a new calendar and more New Year’s resolutions that will ultimately be left forgotten and unfinished. For all of the bright-eyed people who still make...

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