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Is Record Store Day good for local shops?

Is Record Store Day good for local shops?

Nikki Roberts, Copy Editor

April 30, 2018

The first Record Store Day took place on April 19, 2007. Since its inception, it has occurred annually on the third Saturday of April, drawing both casual and professional collectors to over 1,400 independent record shops across the U.S., as well as to record stores on six continents across the globe. T...

Intuitive eating: the new non-diet diet

Intuitive eating: the new non-diet diet

Emily Rutherford, Contributing Writer

April 30, 2018

In a world consumed with diet culture, weight loss tips, cleanse suggestions and an overload of Photoshopped images, it’s hard to escape the pressure to give in to these trends. To alter one’s body in unhealthy ways, deprive it of food and ignore the cues it’s signaling is the farthest thing from he...

Some help with how to combat panic attacks

Some help with how to combat panic attacks

Marissa de la Cerda, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018

Dizziness. Heart palpitations. Trembling. An overwhelming tightness in your chest coupled with an intensified fear and feeling of discomfort. These are some symptoms of a panic attack, a crippling phenomenon that is often a side effect of anxiety, stress and panic disorders that affect over 40 milli...

One step at a time: walking for wellness

One step at a time: walking for wellness

Brittney Bray, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018

Only seven ‘L’ stops separate DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus from its Loop campus. With bus stops and ‘L’ stations so close to students, not many people think about walking from one campus to the other. Plus, with U-Passes that grant students unlimited CTA rides throughout the academic year, walking...

Welcome to C2E2: A trip down Artist’s Alley

Welcome to C2E2: A trip down Artist’s Alley

Brian Pearlman, Copy Editor

April 16, 2018

While some comic book conventions have a reputation for shunning comic book creators in favor of “pop culture” (read: celebrity photo ops, t-shirt vendors, blockbuster movie premieres, etc.), that doesn’t seem to be a problem at C2e2, the annual comics and entertainment expo at McCormick Place....

Look to the stars

Look to the stars

Katie Adams, Contributing Writer

April 9, 2018

Not too long ago, astrology seemed as if it was only a practice used to appease middle school-aged girls who read horoscopes in magazines. Now the study, which uses celestial bodies to interpret human activities, has gained prominence as a useful practice, especially among young people in urban cent...

Snapchat’s update unrest

Snapchat’s update unrest

Nikki Roberts, Copy Editor

April 2, 2018

When Snapchat launched as an iOS-only app in 2011, it was not the app that users know and love today. Over the past seven years, Snapchat has updated, rebranded and added a multitude of social media features that have altered how users interact with the app and their Snapchat friends. What once began as...

Zoe Knight exemplifies young artist culture

Zoe Knight exemplifies young artist culture

Katie Adams, Contributing Writer

April 2, 2018

As the sun pours through the huge front windows of their third-floor Lincoln Park apartment on a Friday afternoon, Zoe Knight lies stretched on the floor. Their small frame is covered by a baggy thrifted sweater over a pair of denim overalls that they are proud to say they purchased from Target’s ki...

Vinny’s valentines

Vinny’s valentines

The DePaulia Staff

February 12, 2018

Show your boo some love. Pick up a copy of The DePaulia, turn to page 21, cut them out and give these saucy v-day cards to your sweetie.

Win tickets to the 3rd annual retro ski lodge block party

Win tickets to the 3rd annual retro ski lodge block party

The DePaulia

January 31, 2018

Midterms will be over soon, you deserve some time off. Want to watch the opening of the Winter Olympics while partying at a retro ski lodge block party? Enter our contest to win a free ticket! We’ll be giving four away each day until February 5th. To enter: 1. Click on your favorite story, share it ...

2018 Resolutions

2018 Resolutions

Rachel Fernandez, Managing Editor

January 8, 2018

The last five seconds of every Dec. 31 leading into Jan. 1 starts the same for millions of people around the world: with families and friends counting down and synchronizing their voices with the second hand on the clock ticking to an enthusiastic “happy new year!” The following days are spent dis...

Old year, old me(mes)

Old year, old me(mes)

Rachel Fernandez, Managing Editor

January 8, 2018

Memes are the gifts that keep on giving. The most widely distributed and easily understood jokes. The backbone of internet comedy that never fail to unite people. They’re are inside jokes we have with strangers, and there’s no better way to pay homage to a somewhat rocky 2017 than by looking back...

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