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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...

Marvel’s anti-hero returns

Marvel’s anti-hero returns

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“Deadpool 2” carries on shortly after the conclusion of its predecessor, “Deadpool.” Wade Wilson has made a name for himself since defeating the first film’s main villain Ajax – or Francis, as he was more commonly referred to – and has been granted a tenuous spot as an X-Men trainee. He i...

What’s Fresh in Podcasts

What’s Fresh in Podcasts

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

  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...

A conversation with Rainn Wilson on the practice of acting

A conversation with Rainn Wilson on the practice of acting

Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor

May 18, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

As part of the College of Computing and Digital Media’s Visiting Artists Series (VAS), actor Rainn Wilson spoke with screenwriting professor and moderator Chris Parrish in front of a packed auditorium on Thursday afternoon. “I’ve been a huge fan of Rainn for a long time. I absolutely love ‘The Off...

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, ...

St. Vincent DeJamz

St. Vincent DeJamz

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

The record label/art collective/media critique that is PC Music produces disgustingly catchy, bubblegum-experimental pop songs that, after a few listens, will insidiously find themselves in each of your playlists. You will find yourself lying awake in the early hours of the morning with nothing but h...

Bo Burnham excels in directorial debut

Bo Burnham excels in directorial debut

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

While I may not have been there since the beginning, it has certainly been interesting to see the wide arc Bo Burnham’s career has been. He began filming YouTube videos in his bedroom, playing songs that he wrote when he was 16. By 19 he was filming his first stand up special with Comedy Central, “W...

What’s fresh and recently canceled

What’s fresh and recently canceled

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

May 14, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Brooklyn 99 The first and most undeserving victim of Fox's cancellation spree this past week is the quirky and lighthearted cop ensemble "Brooklyn Nine-Nine." Throughout its five-season run, "Nine-Nine" has garnered a dedicated and vocal fan-following that has deployed to campaign against the show’s can...

Diane Guerrero on the importance of telling your own story

Diane Guerrero on the importance of telling your own story

Amber Colón, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Personal narratives are important, especially those that shine a lot on some of the most pressing social issues of our time. Just as important is making sure that the authors of those stories are the people they most affect. At 14-years-old, “Orange Is The New Black” actress Diane Guerrero’s Colo...

The weird and the wearable

The weird and the wearable

Brenden Welper, Contributing Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

They’re everywhere. At the bar, at the mall, and, of course, at your local stadium. They come in all shapes and sizes. Colors range from silver and black to Honolulu Blue.  Men, women and children seem can all be seen wearing them. Demographics don’t matter. They’re items that are so unusual, a...

Olympia: Grad student explores adulthood in new film

Olympia: Grad student explores adulthood in new film

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life

Okay all you college students, feel like you’re ready for your “adult” life? What about five, six or seven years from now? What if you get into your thirties and you feel like you don’t have it all “figured out” yet? DePaul graduate McKenzie Chinn was thinking about these questions as she wr...

Late-night eats in Lincoln Park

Late-night eats in Lincoln Park

Amber Colón and Lacey Latch

May 14, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink, Showcase

If you’re sick of Dunkin Donuts and Starbucks sandwiches before your morning classes, look no further than Nighthawk AM for all of your gourmet breakfast needs. The child of California-born Nighthawk: Breakfast Bar, Nighthawk AM is a fast-casual dining spot located at 2273 N. Lincoln Ave. After ta...

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