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Bonn-Voyage: To Budapest

Bonn-Voyage: To Budapest

Megan Deppen

October 19, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Imagine you're about to graduate college and receive the holy diploma that is your ticket to a better life. Now imagine that your native tongue and "political background" make you an enemy to the state, therefore your university won't recognize your degree.  Read More »...

Breaking barriers: Favianna Rodriguez sheds light on slut phobia, gender equality

Breaking barriers: Favianna Rodriguez sheds light on slut phobia, gender equality

Parker Asmann

October 12, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

With her head barely peaking over the podium, Favianna Rodriguez waited eagerly for students and faculty to pile into the first floor of the Student Center on Thursday afternoon. She took the audience on a roller coaster of uncomfortable discussions surrounding topics of slut phobia, gender equality, ...

Commentary: Reddit and the new ethics of the Internet

Kevin Locoh

October 5, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

In the ’90s, Silicon Valley promised that in the Internet era, citizens of the world would all be free. Yet this technological utopia seems to have taken quite a turn for more of a dystopia. In 2014 and far from being free, a few global corporations with considerable power, and very little ethics rule t...

CTA do’s and don’ts: Etiquette when riding the ‘L’

CTA do’s and don’ts: Etiquette when riding the ‘L’

Stefani Szenda

September 29, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

As a school that has a lot of commuters and multiple campuses, DePaul University students are advised to quickly learn the 'L.' Students generally ride the train during the busiest parts of the day, so it’s good to know some etiquette that will help make the ride smoother. When the train pulls i...

Bonn-voyage: Trier time machine

Bonn-voyage: Trier time machine

Megan Deppen

September 28, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

My racing heartbeat was the only sound in the cool stone passageway. I flew past shadowy corridors, turning one corner then another. My eyes strained in the faint light trickling through the bricks above my head, and my jog turned to a sprint when a scream echoed from the hallway beside me. It w...

Trolling and talking smack on Yik Yak

Trolling and talking smack on Yik Yak

Ally Zacek

September 28, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Our parents always warned us to ‘never talk to strangers’, but they never warned us about something like this. The latest craze in social media is an app called Yik Yak which functions much like an anonymous Twitter. Instead of tweets, users can send out ‘Yaks’ to those in their area. Originally ...

‘Humans of MUB’ at DePaul highlights residents and their stories

‘Humans of MUB’ at DePaul highlights residents and their stories

Jordan Sarti

September 14, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

“Everyone has a story,” reads the Humans of MUB Facebook page. Modeled after the popular art project Humans of New York, Humans of MUB attempts to unify and document the diverse inhabitants of the conjoined Munroe and Belden-Racine Residence Halls. Resident adviser Jennifer Himes works along...

Bonn-Voyage: The ups and downs of travel abroad

Bonn-Voyage: The ups and downs of travel abroad

Megan Deppen

September 14, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

[hr] [dropcap]I[/dropcap] had to stop in my tracks on the early morning run if not just simply to laugh. What could be a more blatant reminder that I was far from my home in Chicago than the legitimate home on the range, cock-a-doodle-doo of a rooster? Settling in after my clumsy arrival last week...

‘One for one’ trend may not be right for all

‘One for one’ trend may not be right for all

Michele Seyfarth

May 27, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

“BRIIIIINNNNNNGGG.” Your phone alarm yells at you for the second time this morning to wake up. One number repeats itself in your head, “96.” It’s a Monday and you’re already counting down the hours until the weekend. The cold water brings a chill down your spine as it splashes life ont...

Which Buzzfeed quiz are you?

Which Buzzfeed quiz are you?

Shannon Marks

May 19, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

With young adulthood comes many pressing questions. What city should you live in? Which career should you choose? When should you get married? Read More »...

Summer internships: Highs, lows and everything in between

Courtney Jacquin, Colleen Connolly, and Summer Concepcion

September 1, 2013


Filed under Lifestyle

Early in the summer, the movie "The Internship" premiered right when college students all over the country were starting their first nervous days at internships of their own. As internships become more important in finding that Job (yes, Job with a capital "J") after graduation, this movie hit home for...

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