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Michael Kors to buy Versace

Michael Kors to buy Versace

Hailey Hinton, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Fashion

Michael Kors is expected to buy Versace for $2.1 billion as stated last week, but questions arise of whether this news will help or hurt the company due to the drastic difference in overall design and target audience of both brands. Irene Pavlidis, a sophomore at DePaul and follower of all things...

“The House with a Clock in its Walls” is fun but forgettable

“The House with a Clock in its Walls”  is fun but forgettable

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

The problem with having a six-foot tall poster of an unreleased movie on your wall, is that if the movie stinks, you have to take it down. Luckily, “The House with a Clock in its Walls” was enjoyable enough for me to leave that giant poster up for at least a little while longer. The film begins...

Revenge of the punks

Revenge of the punks

Adam Webb, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

With no flower crowns or henna tattoos in sight, Riot Fest’s 14th installment concluded last weekend in Douglas Park, marking the end of the festival season in Chicago. Riot Fest, Chicago’s annual carnival of punk music, has taken many forms since its inception in 2005. Through the years, however,...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Every so often I get hit with a hearty serving of nostalgia, resulting in a wistful longing for what once was. This week, I decided to take it back to the good old days when times were simpler. The best part is that music transcends geographical location and has a reach like no other medium. That means...

Sex, drugs, rock and roll: The unchecked abuse of the music industry

Sex, drugs, rock and roll: The unchecked abuse of the music industry

Adam Webb, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Showcase

After a year of national attention on sexual abuse in the film industry, major music artists continue to sustain successful careers even in the wake of allegations of their own. When the New York Times published their exposé of the crimes of Harvey Weinstein in late 2017, bringing the #MeToo movement...

Fall TV Preview

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life

"The Cool Kids," FOX Premiere: Fri. Sept. 28, 7:30 p.m. CT "The Cool Kids" is centered on a group of friends in a retirement community that are thrown off their game when a rebellious woman decides to join them. "A Million Little Things," ABC Premiere: Wed. Sept. 26, 9:00 p.m. CT The newest rein...

“The Land of Steady Habits” is sobering, sad win for Netflix

“The Land of Steady Habits” is sobering, sad win for Netflix

Michael Brzezinski, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

This fall movie season sees a big change in pace for the world’s biggest streaming service. After garnering a justified reputation of throwing money at just about any bad genre film it can sell its binging audience, Netflix now wants to be in the industry of being a prestige Awards Season heavyweight...

What’s Fresh on Netflix: Sophomore Seasons

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

American Vandal “American Vandal” has returned after a first season filled with dick jokes to tackle a new topic: poop. Following the same mystery documentary template used in season one, “American Vandal” finds the same two amateur filmmakers/investigators at a new school with a new ...

Henry Rollins on young people and self-destruction

Henry Rollins on young people and self-destruction

Daniel Schirmer, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

Henry Rollins is a Grammy Award- winning musician, writer, public speaker, actor, publisher and punk rock icon. Though he initially rose to prominence in the 1980s as the frontman for the band Black Flag, Rollins has had a long and successful career in many sectors of the entertainment industry. In addition...

Noname claims her Chicago title

Noname claims her Chicago title

Josh Tikka, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

What is a rapper with no name? Is saying, “All I am is everything and nothing at all,” a call back to Lauryn Hill? Whether she’s the new Hill or not, she’s the only Noname. Everything and nothing at all? She is an assemblage of all her experience, relationships, and environments--everything,...

“The Dragon Prince” needs time to grow

“The Dragon Prince” needs time to grow

Garret Neal, Contributing Writer

September 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV

“The Dragon Prince” is a new animated show on Netflix taking place in a fantasy world where elves and humans, who once lived in harmony, are locked in a seemingly endless struggle. Elven hatred for humans is at an all-time high after a group of human soldiers killed the king dragon-protector of the...

Blue Man Group briefly lights up Wintrust

Blue Man Group briefly lights up Wintrust

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

September 17, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life

The Blue Man Group performed at Wintrust Arena on Thursday Sept. 13 as part of a continuation of Welcome Week. The show was heavily advertised throughout both campuses with people handing out flyers at other Welcome Week events and outside DePaul buildings during class changes, when foot-traffic reaches...

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