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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...

Reduce, reuse, revolution

Reduce, reuse, revolution

Mackenzie Born, Contributing Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Where are those must-have new clothes coming from? Where are they made and who’s making them? It’s a question that many of us don’t ask ourselves – but the Fashion Revolution Fair hosted by DePaul University wants us to start. In an era dominated by fast fashion, DePaul’s Fashion Revolution c...

Is Record Store Day good for local shops?

Is Record Store Day good for local shops?

Nikki Roberts, Copy Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle, Music

The first Record Store Day took place on April 19, 2007. Since its inception, it has occurred annually on the third Saturday of April, drawing both casual and professional collectors to over 1,400 independent record shops across the U.S., as well as to record stores on six continents across the globe. T...

Intuitive eating: the new non-diet diet

Intuitive eating: the new non-diet diet

Emily Rutherford, Contributing Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

In a world consumed with diet culture, weight loss tips, cleanse suggestions and an overload of Photoshopped images, it’s hard to escape the pressure to give in to these trends. To alter one’s body in unhealthy ways, deprive it of food and ignore the cues it’s signaling is the farthest thing from he...

What’s Fresh on Hulu

What’s Fresh on Hulu

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Handmaid's Tail Based off of the dystopian novel of the same name by Margaret Atwood, “The Handmaid’s Tale” was the talk of the town following the first season’s premiere on Hulu. Since then, the anticipation for what the show’s second season has in store has only increased. Set in a dist...

A celebration of slashers

A celebration of slashers

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Taking over the first lower level and eighth floor of the Daley Building on Saturday, April 28 was DePaul’s sixth annual Pop Culture Conference. Previous Conferences focused on topics like “Supernatural,” “Doctor Who” and “Harry Potter,” but this year’s theme was slashers. “Every year we pic...

Errol Morris philosophizes on the reality of truth

Errol Morris philosophizes on the reality of truth

Benjamin Conboy, Managing Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Academy award-winning documentary filmmaker Errol Morris stopped by the Music Box Theater to discuss his new book and ponder the absoluteness of truth as a part of the Chicago Humanities Festival on Tuesday, April 24. The subject of his new book, “The Ashtray,” is Morris’ strained relationship...

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