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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...

Review: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ season two premiere

Review: ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ season two premiere

Emma Oxnevad, Contributing Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Note: This article contains spoilers for seasons one and two of “The Handmaid’s Tale”. After much anticipation, “The Handmaid’s Tale” returned to Hulu on April 25. The series, based on Margaret Atwood’s 1985 dystopian classic of the same name,  first debuted in 2017 to critical acclaim...

Theron leads strong family dramedy ‘Tully’

Theron leads strong family dramedy ‘Tully’

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

As the dust clears after the $257 million-sized impact of “Avengers: Infinity War,” we can peer through to see that in fact, there are still other films out there in cinemas at the moment, and at least one of them is good. The one I’m vouching for is “Tully”, the third outing for director/...

Cooking her way through the glass ceiling

Cooking her way through the glass ceiling

Amber Colón, Editor in Chief

May 7, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

If you’re looking for the city’s best flan but want to stay true to supporting Latinx-owned businesses, look no further than Casa Yari. Yari Vargas is the owner and chef of the Latin fusion restaurant located at 3268 W. Fullerton Ave. The food is a mixture of Vargas’ Puerto Rican, Guatemalan and Ho...

‘RBG’ humanizes Supreme Court icon

‘RBG’ humanizes Supreme Court icon

Carina Smith, Nation & World Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

For most, a high-ranking federal judge isn’t the first choice for a fascinating documentary. But not every judge is Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who has become an online sensation with her feminist-oriented quotes lighting up social media platforms. In the new movie “RBG,” Ginsburg is p...

Varsity’s ‘Parallel Person’ is setting tone for rock pop

Varsity’s ‘Parallel Person’ is setting tone for rock pop

Alicia Maciel, Contributing Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Empty Bottle was packed wall-to-wall just past midnight on Friday, April 20, with the crowd swaying along to Varsity’s immaculate set. Self-proclaimed “too cute for the punks, too raw for the bubble-gummers”, Varsity consists of members Stef Smith on vocals and synth, Dylan Weschler on guitar and...

St. Vincent DeJamz

St. Vincent DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

The day has finally come. Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill has been released from prison after being arrested in November 2017 for violating his parole. As someone proudly from the Philly suburbs, Meek Mill’s absence has been felt throughout the city with #FreeMeek posters, stickers and graffiti litt...

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