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‘Saint Frances’ tackles abortion issues with authenticity, wit

‘Saint Frances’ tackles abortion issues with authenticity, wit

Michael Brzezinski, Staff Writer

May 17, 2019

In film school, every student or future filmmaker plans their ideal dream scenario of how they will move into making and releasing their feature-length debut in the industry. Everyone’s dream scenario is different, but they all usually have to do with telling a personal story that comes from deep with...

‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’ takes noir to new heights

‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night’ takes noir to new heights

Michael Brzezinski, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

Up-and-coming Chinese filmmaker Bi Gan exploded onto the international film scene in 2015 with his soulful and poetic debut feature “Kaili Blues.” The film made waves with its world premiere at the Locarno International Film Festival, where it won Best First Feature, and Gan went on to win the spe...

What’s Fresh on Netflix

What’s Fresh on Netflix

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

May 13, 2019

"Dead to Me" Christina Applegate stars in Netflix’s newest dark comedy as Jen, a woman dealing with grief after her husband is killed suddenly in a hit-and-run. As she attends a grief support group she meets Judy (Linda Cardellini) and the two become unlikely friends considering their opposite p...

Camp: the theme that means the most – or nothing at all

Camp: the theme that means the most – or nothing at all

Emma Oxnevad, Assistant News Editor

May 13, 2019

Many consider the annual Met Gala to be one of the most important events for fashion, with the Hollywood elite flaunting their wealth and status by way of what they choose to wear. Every Met Gala has a theme to match the exhibit being displayed at the museum for the gala, with guests dressing in costume...

“Line of Duty” 5th season provides thrilling window into police corruption

“Line of Duty” 5th season provides thrilling window into police corruption

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor

May 13, 2019

Are police officers secretly engaging in complicity with organized crime? In “Line of Duty,” you can bet they are. And in the unnamed U.K. city where the show is set, it’s up to Anticorruption Unit 12 to bring in the “bent coppers” who are committing criminal acts while betraying the public...

Honey Girls: A deeply personal student production at DePaul

Honey Girls: A deeply personal student production at DePaul

Stacey Sheridan, Contributing Writer

May 13, 2019

Starting in 2004, The Theatre School at DePaul University selects one student-written play to be produced, staged and performed for audiences at the end of May. This season of the New Playwright Series, graduating senior Grace Grindell snagged the coveted opportunity with “Honey Girls,” a play she ...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

May 13, 2019

There’s arguably nowhere better to be than comfortably in the middle ground, regardless of the context. In the musical sense, as I combat the dueling desires for sleep and spring weather festivities, I want some music to match my mood. Something not too slow but not too fast. As Goldilocks would say, so...

The 1975 make waves with return to Midwest

The 1975 make waves with return to Midwest

Cailey Gleeson, Staff Writer

May 13, 2019

Contrary to popular belief, every city isn’t a band’s favorite stop on tour — or at least in The 1975’s case. But frontman Matty Healy says the “worst hangover of his life” happened in Chicago, so that counts for something, right? As a part of their “A Brief Inquiry into Online Relations...

DePaul FEST artist reveal sparks mixed reactions

DePaul FEST artist reveal sparks mixed reactions

Erica Carbajal, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2019

This year’s annual FEST will take place on May 24 in the Quad with throwback artist 3OH!3 as the opener and rapper Lil Yachty as the headliner. Students gathered in lines for ice cream and giveaway contests at the Student Center on May 2 as they awaited the announcement of this year’s FEST concert ...

Inside the charcoal coffee craze

Inside the charcoal coffee craze

Joey Cahue, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2019

A dash of glitter and an abyss of smoky black froth swirls around in a glossy white mug accompanied by a delicate golden teaspoon. The fresh vanilla scent and the laughter of other customers creates a homey feeling. That dash of glitter and abyss of smoky black froth aren’t the first things th...

Potatoes to the rescue

Potatoes to the rescue

Keira Wingate, Contributing Writer

May 6, 2019

Whether it be a midnight snack or a holiday meal, potatoes give you many options to choose from, bringing you an instant rush of joy and a carb overload. Potatoes are the superhero of any meal, and each time they end up saving the day. You may be wondering how potatoes are even remotely related to...

What’s Fresh in Comedy

What’s Fresh in Comedy

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

May 6, 2019

I Think You Should Leave with Tim Robinson   From the mind of “Saturday Night Live” alum Tim Robinson comes Netflix’s “I Think You Should Leave,” an offbeat and consistently funny new sketch comedy show. The first season is comprised of just six 20-minute episodes, all of which ar...

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