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“The Sisters Brothers” breathes life into dusty Wild West

Michael Brzezinski, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The Western was the most popular genre of film in the Golden Age of Hollywood. It’s what film scholars relate to how superhero films are treated in this day and age. As with most cinematic trends, the Western faded and, with the exception of a few films from acclaimed filmmakers like Quentin Tarantino...

Nearby restaurants ramp up

Nearby restaurants ramp up

William Hopper, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

When you think of Chicago food, you probably think of all the big eats the city has: deep dish pizza, hot dogs with very specific toppings, and Italian beef (preferably dipped). However, perhaps now more than ever, the city is offering even more diverse options for hungry customers. From a student’s...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Look, it’s week five. Midterms are upon us already and I was unprepared as per usual. Fittingly, I am now always tired. Worst of all, we still have a long five weeks ahead of us. This week, I have compiled a few songs to help us get through this difficult time. Not by keeping us awake (that’s what...

Crocs make come-back

Crocs make come-back

Jacqueline Brennan, Contributing Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Fashion

In 2002 founders Scott Seamans, Lyndon “Duke” Hanson, and George Boedecker Jr., introduced the world to one of the most popular brands of “boat shoes” in history, Crocs. 16 years later expanding their brand to more than the original foam clogs, Crocs are here to make their comeback like so man...

Lana del Rey shakes up her sound

Lana del Rey shakes up her sound

Isabella Brock, Social Media Director

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

In early September, Lana Del Rey released two singles, “Mariners Apartment Complex” and “Venice Bitch,” from her upcoming album “Norman Fucking Rockwell.” The singles are soft, sad ballads that are reminiscent of Del Rey’s earlier albums “Ultraviolence” and “Honeymoon.” Del Rey’s...

CDM and the Music Box celebrate Golden Age Horror

Michael Brzezinski, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Showcase

“I don’t think you can hype this movie up enough,” said DePaul directing, theory and cinema production professor Andrew Stasiulis as he kicked off a post-screening discussion of the classic monster movie “The Invisible Man” with his students and few other patrons in the Music Box Lounge. Mich...

What’s Fresh on Podcasts

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life

16 Shots: The Police Shooting of Laquan McDonald As the city reflects on the guilty verdict announced Friday afternoon, WBEZ and the Chicago Tribune have compiled everything you need to know about the trial of Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke in one place. In “16 Shots” reporter Jen Whi...

Courier 12: Screenwriting conference sees biggest year yet

Courier 12: Screenwriting conference sees biggest year yet

Michael Brzezinski, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Showcase

Saturday saw what director and DePaul professor Wendy Roderweiss has described as “the biggest and most challenging event in the CDM.” That event was Courier 12, a five-panel conference tailored specifically for screenwriting majors and other CDM students to connect with industry professionals and...

St. Vincent DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

It’s officially the month of spook and, fittingly, the first week is forecast to be dark and rainy. However, that doesn’t make that weather any more pleasant as you carry on with your daily tasks. There’s really nothing quite like the smell of a humid ‘L’ car to humble you and have you remi...

Now, Now join St. Lucia at Concord Music Hall

Now, Now join St. Lucia at Concord Music Hall

Sabrina Miresse, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Indie-rock duo Now, Now will hit the Concord Music Hall stage Oct. 3 as the opening act for 80’s pop group St. Lucia. What makes indie-rock band Now, Now’s 2018 album “Saved” stand out from the others? Simply put, artists Cacie Dalager and Brad Hale are all about being themselves. Formed...

What’s Fresh on HBO

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

              The Shape of Water One of the most popular films this award season, “The Shape of Water” has finally landed on HBO. Set in Baltimore in the1960s, a top secret research facility is holding in captivity a strange amphibi...

Michael Moore’s impassioned battle cry

Michael Moore’s impassioned battle cry

Michael Brzezinski, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Election Night 2016 remains one of the most shocking moments in contemporary American history almost two years later. One is still able to vividly recall watching TV that night and seeing the Hillary supporters tearfully look upon the election results as Rachel Platten’s “Fight Song” plays among...

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