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“The Rock” returns to action in “Rampage”

“The Rock” returns to action in “Rampage”

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Objectively, beyond a shadow of a doubt, “Rampage” is a bad film. However, this does not mean it isn’t an enjoyable film – during some moments, at least. “Rampage” comes to us from “Cats and Dogs: The Revenge of Kitty Galore” director Brady Peyton, who teams up with one Dwayne “The...

St. Vincent DeJamz

St. Vincent DeJamz

Amber Colón, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

If you pop into the Green Mill Cocktail Lounge in Uptown (Broadway and Lawrence) on a Saturday night, you’ll hear covers of the music that ruled the streets of Chicago throughout the forties, fifties and early sixties. The jazz and blues era was a great time for music in the U.S., especially in a city lik...

Varsity making waves with upcoming release

Varsity making waves with upcoming release

Alicia Maciel, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Rock pop four-piece band Varsity is headlining Empty Bottle Friday, April 20. With roots in Chicago’s DIY scene even as they move increasingly to more professional venues, Varsity has performed with breakthrough artists including Car Seat Headrest, Vundabar, Twin Peaks and Diet Cig. Incorporating visual artwor...

One step at a time: walking for wellness

One step at a time: walking for wellness

Brittney Bray, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Only seven ‘L’ stops separate DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus from its Loop campus. With bus stops and ‘L’ stations so close to students, not many people think about walking from one campus to the other. Plus, with U-Passes that grant students unlimited CTA rides throughout the academic year, walking...

Television in bloom

Television in bloom

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Finally, spring has arrived. The days are longer, rain is falling, flowers are blooming (the weather isn’t great but we can’t win them all.) While the arrival of spring begins to revive the world around us, a batch of brand new television shows attempt to freshen up the television landscape. In contrast t...

Welcome to C2E2: A trip down Artist’s Alley

Welcome to C2E2: A trip down Artist’s Alley

Brian Pearlman, Copy Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

While some comic book conventions have a reputation for shunning comic book creators in favor of “pop culture” (read: celebrity photo ops, t-shirt vendors, blockbuster movie premieres, etc.), that doesn’t seem to be a problem at C2e2, the annual comics and entertainment expo at McCormick Place....

What’s Fresh on Netflix

What’s Fresh on Netflix

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

A Series of Unfortunate Events The highly anticipated second season of the adaptation of the beloved children’s book series was recently released on Netflix. The show, just like the books, follows the tragic lives of the three Baudelaire children after their parents die in a mysterious fire and ...

Krasinski’s new must-see horror film

Krasinski’s new must-see horror film

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Almost every horror film has a moment where one of the protagonists is trapped in the same room as the monster/psycho and the audience collectively holds its breath, seemingly trying to avoid making any sound that might tip off the on-screen assailant to the hero’s whereabouts. Now imagine that scene, b...

Look to the stars

Look to the stars

Katie Adams, Contributing Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

Not too long ago, astrology seemed as if it was only a practice used to appease middle school-aged girls who read horoscopes in magazines. Now the study, which uses celestial bodies to interpret human activities, has gained prominence as a useful practice, especially among young people in urban cent...

The beauty of Lorde

The beauty of Lorde

Zoey Barnes, Focus Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

At 17, Ella Yelich-O’Connor, also known as Lorde, released her first album “Pure Heroine.” Also at 17, Lorde became an international success story off of songs about her lonely teenager years. She took four years to create a new album, making sure it would be a work of art. When “Melodrama” came out last...

Bill Hader gets in touch with his dark side for “Barry”

Bill Hader gets in touch with his dark side for “Barry”

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

What if the thing you were best at was slowly killing you? What if the only way to be happy was to do something you’re terrible at? These were the questions in the minds of Bill Hader and Alec Berg as they were crafting the new HBO comedy “Barry.” Hader is perhaps best known for his work as a ...

What’s fresh in HBO documentaries

What’s fresh in HBO documentaries

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

King of the Wilderness This new HBO documentary takes a fresh look at the final years of the life of the prolific civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Peter Kunhardt, the director of the film, had previously noted that while researching King’s life and accomplishments, the bookend ...

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