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How to beat doomscrolling

How to beat doomscrolling
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...

Have trouble trusting your partner? Check your attachment style

Have trouble trusting your partner? Check your attachment style
October 18, 2020

We all have the desire to feel needed and loved, right? But, what if we’re unable to trust in our romantic relationships due to the effects of negative childhood experiences?   According to the...

Future uncertain for Chicago restaurants as winter approaches

Some streets that have closed to expand space for outdoor restaurant seating.
October 18, 2020

As the days get colder and winter draws closer, many Chicago restaurants are faced with a looming question: what’s going to happen when it gets too cold to serve people outside? Currently, indoor dining...

Zoom looks lead 2020 fall fashion

DePaul students Jacquie Michaels, Esther Ayaji and Belle Ross all try to continue their back to school fashion even when classes are all online.
October 4, 2020

Back before the coronavirus hit, a great deal of DePaul students stepped out in unique, expertly curated outfits. Walking from the Fullerton stop to the Quad on a busy Wednesday morning was a colorful...

Students adapt time management skills for online classes

Students adapt time management skills for online classes
September 27, 2020

Life as a college student is hard enough to manage, with factors such as jobs, family commitments, social life and relaxing being activities students need to make time for. Then add on the global Covid-19...

DePaul freshmen start virtual first year

DePaul freshmen start virtual first year
September 20, 2020

Most American teenagers grow up imagining what their college years will look like. Whether it’s visions of wild parties complete with toga-wearing fraternity brothers, as seen in American media, or nights...

Questions for Quinn: Social media habits, shopping recommendations and getting involved in student media

Questions for Quinn: Social media habits, shopping recommendations and getting involved in student media
September 20, 2020

Valentina asked: “Which social media app should I delete for my mental health?”  Answer:  Hey Valentina! This is a great question and I'm glad you asked it. I think it’s important to curate...

Having the COVID-19 conversation with your roommates

Having the COVID-19 conversation with your roommates
September 13, 2020

Living with roommates can sometimes be the worst. Whether you’re sharing a dorm or at an apartment with separate bedrooms — there is probably going to be a time where you’re laying in bed pretending...

Questions for Quinn: advice for freshmen, making friends on Zoom and off-campus apartments

Questions for Quinn: advice for freshmen, making friends on Zoom and off-campus apartments
September 13, 2020

Question 1:  Annie asked, “Do you have any advice for freshmen?”  Answer: Hey Annie! Well, my advice for freshmen is going to take a different route due to the pandemic. My usual answer...

Nate’s declassified online school survival guide

Nate's declassified online school survival guide
September 6, 2020

School is hard as it is. When you take away the entire in-person aspect of it, it splits people down two paths. One makes it much much easier, the other does the opposite. Complaints about online school...

COVID-19 sees uptick in biking

A biker riding down Fullerton Avenue. Many students use biking as a way to get around campus. Photo by Carlyn Duff/The DePaulia
September 6, 2020

Transportation and recreation have changed drastically since the pandemic started, and a lot of people are starting to consider new methods of getting around — namely, bicycling. Who wants to get into...

What to do in Chicago during a pandemic

Residents enjoy the warm weather with a stroll along the Lakefront Trail near Oak Street Beach, Wednesday afternoon, March 25, 2020, in Chicago, despite a stay-at-home order from Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker during the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.
September 6, 2020

The daily lives of millions throughout the country came to an abrupt halt due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bars, restaurants, other businesses and even schools were all shut down.  On June 26, Chicago...

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