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Make the most of winter break in Chicago

Make the most of winter break in Chicago

Marissa Nelson

December 3, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

DePaul’s winter break is earlier than most universities because of the quarter system, making it difficult to catch up with old friends. Read More »...

DePaul students honor veterans with book

DePaul students honor veterans with book

Claire Fisher

November 15, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

DePaul's Student Center was filled with families and students, all sitting attentively and facing a microphone standing by the stage. One by one, speakers came up from the first row of seats and read their own words to the crowd. Some shared a few lines and some recounted a full story. Each speaker was a war veteran sharing t...

London calling: making the most of the trip

London calling: making the most of the trip

Carolyn Duff

November 15, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

On Oct. 31, I found myself sitting atop a castle with my feet dangling over the edge, taking in a spectacular view of the sun setting over a bay on the southern coast of Ireland. Read More »...

Museum marks Day of the Dead with outdoor celebration, exhibit

Museum marks Day of the Dead with outdoor celebration, exhibit

Ivana Rihter

November 3, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Lifestyle

  Altars color the streets in a warm orange glow of candles and marigolds. Calacas on stilts make their way gently through the crowds while the faces of children tilt upwards eagerly in awe of the skeletons toothy grins, lustrous gold suits and dramatic top hats. The altars in the distance look like stars littered ...

London Calling: the world is your oyster

London Calling: the world is your oyster

Carolyn Duff

October 25, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

In my family, my dad is known for his expertise in planning trips. For each of our vacations, he researched and planned every detail in advance, from the bingo cards he created to keep my brother and me occupied during long road trips, to beach days built into the schedule so I wouldn’t get bored visiting one historical monument af...

DePaul Humanities Festival opens series with ‘Don Quixote’

DePaul Humanities Festival opens series with ‘Don Quixote’

Maddy Crozier

October 23, 2015


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“Making the Novel Novel,” a lecture series in the works since last spring, started its year on Oct. 21 with an investigation into “The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha” by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Read More »...

Rookie Magazine celebrates its senior ‘Yearbook’

Rookie Magazine celebrates its senior ‘Yearbook’

Alexa Smith

October 23, 2015


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Flower crowns, quirky glasses and Elvis Costello t-shirts. A little girl, about four years old, sporting a leather jacket. Everyone clutching their new "Rookie Yearbook" as if it’s the Bible. This was the scene at the Music Box Theatre Wednesday night for the celebration of the release of the fourth "R...

What not to wear: Halloween’s most offensive costumes

What not to wear: Halloween’s most offensive costumes

Madeline Buchel

October 18, 2015


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The following Halloween costumes cost money. They cost money to make. They cost money to purchase. Read More »...

Chicago Ideas Week takes visitors to tour Lagunitas Brewery

Chicago Ideas Week takes visitors to tour Lagunitas Brewery

Kevin Quin and Leah Streeter

October 18, 2015


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“Hold your breath, make a wish, count to three,” are the famous words that Gene Wilder uttered before he delved into performing “Pure Imagination”s — the most iconic song from “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Read More »...

DePaul study abroad: London Calling

DePaul study abroad: London Calling

Carolyn Duff

October 11, 2015


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

I’m about three and a half weeks into my study abroad trip, and the “honeymoon phase” is over. While I’m still absolutely thrilled to be here, I now realize that I’m not living in a sparkling, fairytale city, but in a gigantic metropolis, where life happens as normal and people talk weird.  Read More »...

Dreadlocks tangled in cultural appropriation controversy

Dreadlocks tangled in cultural appropriation controversy

Mariah Woelfel

October 11, 2015


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They’re anything but dreadful. Referred to as locks, locs, dreads, Jata, dreadlocks — whatever you want to call them — the hairstyle is a beautiful representation of a deeply rooted cultural history. Read More »...

Adult coloring books prove crayons aren’t just for kids

Adult coloring books prove crayons aren’t just for kids

Lauren Hernandez

October 11, 2015


Filed under Art, Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Anne Kowalski, a 21-year-old DePaul student, is sticking her colored pencils in the microwave. Read More »...

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