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Braid and bun fun

Julie Harris

March 7, 2012


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This week, I would like to call attention to the newest fashion trend to try – the "Upside Down French Braid Bun." Let's not forget that your hair is one of your greatest fashion accessories. Having a beautiful hairstyle makes you feel like a new person and becomes transformative. If you have a ...

3rd annual Chicago Zine Fest to take place March 9

Shannon Shreibak

March 5, 2012


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In a world where the chokehold of digital publishing is slowly tightening its grip, holding a real magazine—with its glossy photos, freshly pressed smell and stubborn pages that refuse to become un-stuck—is a refreshing change of pace. With the disappearances of our favorite bookstores (B...

Monkees heartthrob Davy Jones dies at 66

Monica Carter

March 5, 2012


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Davy Jones, lead singer of the 1960's band The Monkees, passed away Wednesday at the age of 66. According to a statement put out by his publicist, the cause of death was a heart attack.Davy Jones, born in Manchester, England, was a former jockey who quit and became a professional stage actor. Before sk...

Unofficial St. Patrick’s day pub crawl storms through U of I

David Webber

March 5, 2012


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Saint Patrick's Day is a few weeks away, but the party started bright and early Friday, March 2 in Champaign, Ill.Students from the University of Illinois and from universities all over the state came together for the school's annual Unofficial Saint Patrick's Day Bar Crawl, an event that glorifies alcohol c...

Take an interest in Pinterest

Stephanie Choporis

March 5, 2012


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Rainbow-speckled, cake batter Rice Krispies treats. A hot-pink-sequined electric kitchen mixer. A tiny dog happily sipping an iced Starbucks coffee. These are just some of the photos one can find when browsing the new online phenomenon, Pinterest.24-year-old Janelle Vreeland of Old Town has something rather different on her Pinterest a...

Jam sessions and more at Old Town school

Emma Rubenstein

March 5, 2012


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Nestled at 4544 N. Lincoln Ave. in the neighborhood of Lincoln Square, resides one very vibrant musical experience. The Old Town School of Folk Music was established in 1957 and has ever since provided a place for people of all ages to come, listen and play. It offers hundreds of different classes for...

Datsik, Steve Aoki co-headline dubstep tour at Aragon Ballroom

Joanie Faletto

March 5, 2012


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Datsik brought the wow. Steve Aoki brought the WHAT THE…? And both of those are beautiful things.The co-headliners of the Deadmeat tour, dubstepper Datsik and electro-house wizard Steve Aoki, provided, at the very least, something for the crowd to remember at the Aragon Ballroom Friday, Feb. 24. ...

Cosby Sweaters to compete at national improv tournament Saturday

Tricia Cathcart

March 5, 2012


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DePaul's improv team, The Cosby Sweaters, is competing in this national improv tournament, taking place Saturday, March 10 in Chicago at the Mercury Theater.16 teams that have been working toward this competition for over a year will battle it out in front of a panel of judges and the public for the 2...

Television for the stay-at-home dog

Tricia Cathcart

February 27, 2012


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Soon Chicago's canine residents will be sitting pretty in front of a digital cable channel that caters especially to their wantsand needs.DOGTV, cable's first network for dogs created by San Diego's PTV Media LTD, offers a promise to our stay-at-home pups that they should never again feel alone. This cha...

Braids gone wild: The updated version of a childhood memory

Diana Crisan

February 27, 2012


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Divide hair into three equal sections. Cross the right-hand strand over the middle strand. Cross the left-hand strand over the middle strand. Repeat 5 to 7 times.Bam — instant flare.As versatile as underwear styles and sandwich combinations, braids are the new, yet old, trend making their way back o...

Elegant and heartfelt music from Sharon Van Etten

Jacob Sabolo

February 27, 2012


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It already seems as if 2012 will be Sharon Van Etten's year. Earlier this month, the singer released her third studio album, "Tramp," which was produced by the National's Aaron Dressner (Dressner also makes an appearance on the album). "Tramp" has been receiving impressive reviews and has been called he...

2012’s runways showcase hourglass figures accentuated with flouncy overskirts

Irish Mae Silvestre

February 27, 2012


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Last year, you couldn't walk two paces inside a boutique without stumbling into yet another boyfriend blazer. There were also suits with razor sharp tailoring and fedoras galore, as designers appeared to be dressing the career woman preparing to stand her own in the midst of an economic slump. The lo...

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