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Lollapalooza 2018 Recap: Saturday

Lollapalooza 2018 Recap: Saturday

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

August 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music, Showcase

Going to three days of Lollapalooza in a row is an accomplishment in itself, but to do so in almost 100 degree weather? That’s something else entirely. But that’s what thousands of people did on Saturday, and I was among them. Under the blistering sun, most Lolla goers remained unfazed by the heat, b...

Real Friends debuts their third full length record, ‘Composure’

Real Friends debuts their third full length record, ‘Composure’

Nikki Roberts, Copy Editor

July 18, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music, Showcase

When I was a 14-year-old punk rocker with atrociously heavy eyeliner, my mom drove my best friend and I to many pop punk and hardcore shows at Centennial Lanes, a bowling alley in Tinley Park that hosted DIY shows in it’s semi-soundproofed party room. At the time, Real Friends was one of the biggest ...

Harry Styles solidifies his rockstar status at United Center

Harry Styles solidifies his rockstar status at United Center

Emma Oxnevad, Staff Writer

July 3, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music, Showcase

 On June 30, amidst hoards of screaming, devoted fans, Harry Styles proved he is much more than your average teen idol. In case you’ve been out of the loop for the past 8 years, Harry Styles is an English musician, who rose to international stardom as a member of the boyband juggernaut One Dir...

Destroy Boys, Sons of an Illustrious Father rock Schubas

Cailey Gleeson, Contributor Writer

June 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music, Showcase

As rain poured down outside, Schubas was packed to capacity as fans waited in anticipation for Destroy Boys and Sons of an Illustrious Father to take the stage on June 18. Sons of an Illustrious Father is comprised of vocalist and bassist Josh Aubin, vocalist and guitarist Lilah Larson and vocali...

Punk band Iceage headlines Chicago June 21

Alicia Maciel, Contributing Writer

June 21, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music, Showcase

Danish post-punk band Iceage takes the stage Thursday, June 21 at Chicago’s House of Vans. This year, the Vans House Parties series implemented a strategy with a more personal touch – providing headliners the opportunity to act as curators, hand-picking the supporting talent. With an on-site pers...

St. Vincent DeJamz, May 29, 2018

St. Vincent DeJamz, May 29, 2018

Lacey Latch, Arts and Life Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

It’s finally the time for many of DePaul’s finest to pop on that flat, ill-fitting cap that marks the fact that you’ve finally finished spending money here. More importantly, the graduation ceremony denotes that, essentially, the real world is ready for you – whether you’re ready or not. Meanw...

Steffan Argus, Shane get groovy at the Subterranean

Steffan Argus, Shane get groovy at the Subterranean

Cailey Gleeson, Contributing Writer

May 29, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

The Subterranean transformed into Neverland — and then a funeral — all in one night, as Steffan Argus and Shane Niemi took the stage on May 22. Embarking on his Funeral tour earlier this month, Niemi, a Los Angeles-based alternative musician, ended his series of processions in Chicago this past Friday. Ni...

Gambino’s career begins a new chapter

Gambino’s career begins a new chapter

Isabella Brock, Contributing Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Childish Gambino, better known as Donald Glover, released the single “This Is America” May 5 on Saturday Night Live to significant critical and commercial success. The song discusses contemporary issues within the African-American community in America. The single quickly rose to No. 1 on the Bil...

Resisting age restrictions: The best Chicago music venues for underage fans

Resisting age restrictions: The best Chicago music venues for underage fans

Nikki Roberts, Copy Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle, Music

When I was a 15-year-old commuter from the west suburbs of Chicago, I told my parents I had purchased tickets to see pop punk bands Stickup Kid and Candy Hearts play an all-ages show at the Beat Kitchen. I lied to them and made up a story about how a friend’s dad would be taking us both to the show t...

St. Vincent DeJamz

St. Vincent DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

As you stare down the road ahead and see a hefty set of final papers and exams in your path, it’s easy to immediately ignore all of your responsibilities and focus on the summer that’s just a few short weeks down the road. Because of my sheer inability to rid my mind of this time of relaxation an...

What’s Fresh in Podcasts

What’s Fresh in Podcasts

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

May 21, 2018


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  Revisionist History If you’re a self-professed nerd, you must listen to Malcolm Gladwell’s podcast “Revisionist History” for no other reason than because that’s what Gladwell is: a professional nerd — and a truly gifted storyteller. Each week, Gladwell offers listeners a single historic...

Arctic Monkeys reinvent themselves

Arctic Monkeys reinvent themselves

Cailey Gleeson, Contributing Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Don’t panic, but Arctic Monkeys are back. After a five-year hiatus following the release of “AM,” the group graced fans with a new album on May 11 that features a surprising change of pace. The Sheffield-based band — comprised of lead vocalist and guitarist Alex Turner, drummer Matt Helders, ...

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