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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...

A$AP Ferg to headline FEST

A$AP Ferg to headline FEST

Marissa De La Cerda, Contributing Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music, Showcase

In an effort to try something different, DePaul Activities Board (DAB) held their first FEST Rooftop Reveal on Friday night on the DePaul Center’s 11th floor rooftop. FEST is an annual concert that occurs at the end of the academic year featuring performances from two to three musical artists. The ...

Five acts that will break out post-Lolla

Five acts that will break out post-Lolla

Cailey Gleeson, Contributing Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Lolla’s not just about the headliners. Aside from the big names that will be rocking Grant Park this summer, the iconic festival features a ton of lesser known artists that are often overlooked when lineup announcements come out. While all are talented, only a select few will climb the ladder of succes...

‘The Little Things’: A short film’s look at depression

‘The Little Things’: A short film’s look at depression

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Since early childhood twin brothers Adrian and Andrew Nuno have been a dynamic creative duo. As kids, they would often come home from movies and reenact their favorite scenes together. As they began pursuing filmmaking as a career, that playfulness translated into the brothers bouncing creative idea...

St. Vincent DeJamz

St. Vincent DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts and Life Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Spring is on the horizon which makes this the perfect time to get your life in order and partake in some good old fashioned spring cleaning. There’s just something about cleaning up the clothes and loose cardboard boxes that litter the floor that makes you feel in control of things. Because midterms just...

Hip-hop in transition

Hip-hop in transition

Lacey Latch, Arts and Life Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

In the lovely month of April, hip-hop fans were graced with three new albums from three of the biggest names in the industry. Cardi B released her debut album “Invasion of Privacy” at the beginning of the month, J. Cole dropped “KOD” on April 20, and Post Malone followed a week later with hi...

What’s Fresh on Netflix

What’s Fresh on Netflix

Lacey Latch, Arts and Life Editor

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Kodachrome It’s slightly ironic that a film that is named after the photo development system Kodachrome, essentially revering print photography, is streaming online, a testament to the ways in which we now use technology. “Kodachrome” is set in the final few days of Kodachrome’s existence as a...

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