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DePaul College of Law hosts panel about homelessness

DePaul College of Law hosts panel about homelessness

Chinyere Ibeh, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

DePaul’s College of Law hosted “Invisible Neighbors: Fighting the Stigma of Homelessness in Chicago,” a panel that educates its attendees on homelessness around Chicago.  The panel began with a brief video that speaks about Vincent DePaul’s hospitality for the marginalized, especially the ho...

Franz Schubert’s legacy continued by international talent in Oak Park

Attendees gathered at the Schubert Festival in Oak Park at the famous Unity Temple.

Paul Gordon, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2020

A Schubertiade is a social gathering with the primary purpose of performing Franz Schubert’s music. Schubert + Festival gathers to do exactly that. In its second season, the Oak Park festival brings in world renowned talent including a Chicago Symphony Orchestra octet, pianist Winston Choi and v...

Curves can’t be embraced when constantly sexualized

Curves can’t be embraced when constantly sexualized

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

March 8, 2020

I was wearing a red polo shirt and bell bottom khaki pants. While working at the register, scanning the never-ending amount of items Target has to offer, my boss asked me to talk with him privately in a way that made me uneasy. A woman had complained about my uniform saying my pants were too tight...

Her story: Women across the world are making history theirs

Her story: Women across the world are making history theirs

Rebecca Meluch, Focus Editor

March 8, 2020

It’s called “Herstory” because it’s “her” story – history being told from a female or feminist perspective. So much of American history has been told from the white male perspective, and it’s no surprise that the term “herstory” emerged in the second wave of feminism in the 1970s....

Legal weed prices remain high, sending some back to illicit dealers

In this Aug. 15, 2019, file photo, marijuana grows at an indoor cannabis farm in Gardena, Calif. The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, that would grant legal marijuana businesses access to banking, a measure that would clear up a longstanding headache for the industry.

Hank Mitchell, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2020

Recreational annabis is legal now, but that hasn’t changed the way some people purchase their weed.  Sales taxes on cannabis are currently very high, some products having a 25 percent tax by the state alone. Adding the other applicable taxes to that, the highest taxed cannabis products – those w...

Music Box Theatre on front lines of battle for film

Music Box Theatre on front lines of battle for film

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

March 8, 2020

Julian Antos spent his childhood in movie theaters around Chicago. And now, he spends his days working in one of the city’s best movie theaters, The Music Box Theatre on 3733 N. Southport Avenue in Lakeview as technical director. He works in a projection booth crowded with three massive film projec...

REVIEW: ‘Color Theory’ is dark, riveting

REVIEW: ‘Color Theory’ is dark, riveting

Cole Bursch, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

Soccer Mommy is the alias of musician and singer Sophie Allison as well as the band that tours with her. Allison has been releasing music under the Soccer Mommy moniker since 2016 with “For Young Hearts” in 2016 and “Still Clean” in 2018. Allison creates a moody, indie rock sound that balances...

The DePaulia interviews head of story of Pixar’s ‘Onward’

Kelsey Mann, the head of story on the new Pixar movie ‘Onward.’

John Cotter, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

A good story is only as powerful as the collaborative minds behind it. If any animation studio in America has actively shown this rather than just telling audiences it is Pixar. A plethora of award-winning and universally adored stories come out of this creative powerhouse. The films have always felt as ...

DePaul cancels spring break study abroad trips because of coronavirus concerns

DePaul cancels spring break study abroad trips because of coronavirus concerns

Jonathan DeCarlo and Ella Lee

March 8, 2020

As winter quarter draws to a close, spring break is usually the only thing on students’ minds. But this year, there’s also been something else: coronavirus. DePaul has canceled all of its upcoming spring break study abroad trips, President A. Gabriel Esteban announced in an email Monday evening. Th...

Small DePaul event helps showcase students’ game design ideas

DePaul University Lincoln Park campus.

Chinyere Ibeh, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

DePaul’s Game Design Salon serves as a mini conference for students of the MFA Game Design program to discuss various topics related to game design.  The open-mic style event, held in the Daley building in the loop, was inspired by the potluck event of the same nature that the program had at Indie ...

What’s fresh on Netflix

What's fresh on Netflix

Ella Lee and Keira Wingate

March 1, 2020

Lincoln Rhyme: Hunt for the Bone Collector Lincoln Rhyme was the best forensic criminologist in New York — until his ego got the best of him while chasing an infamous serial killer,  the ‘Bone Collector,’ and was left paralyzed. Years later, the Bone Collector is back and Rhyme — with young de...

REVIEW: ‘Love is Blind’ revamps dating show formula, ‘brilliantly bonkers’

Mark Cuevas looks off in the distance while talking to a potential suiter.

Lacey Latch, Print Managing Editor

March 1, 2020

As a hopeless romantic who seems to be perpetually single, I know my way around reality dating shows – they offer the perfect balance of reinforcing that love is in fact real and that I am still not desperate enough to sign up for one of these competitions. Whether it be watching women compete for F...

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