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The Year of the Pig

The Year of the Pig

Luc Fougere, Contributing Writer

February 13, 2019


Filed under Events, Nation & World, Showcase

A sniffily oink oink to commemorate the Lunar New Year as Chicago’s Chinatown hosts its annual Chinese New Year Day parade on Sunday. Snow began to fall as the celebrations kicked off for the Year of the Pig, creating for a chilly but picturesque parade. According to the Chinese Zodiac calendar, 201...

Panel on incarcerated labor reveals harsh truths in America

Panel on incarcerated labor reveals harsh truths in America

Richie Requena, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Events, News

In a discussion held by the Department of African and Black Diaspora Studies and the DePaul University Labor Education, community leaders, professors, and students discussed how the criminal justice system exploits the labor of imprisoned black men in a manner similar to Jim Crow. Nearly 50 people at...

Femifest gears up for fifth anniversary

Femifest gears up for fifth anniversary

Cailey Gleeson, Staff Writer

January 22, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Events, Lifestyle, Music, Showcase

Nestled in a quaint, unassuming Ravenswood apartment, Zoey Wagner, Elma Husetovic and Archie Budzar work tirelessly in preparation for their latest celebration of queer and femme liberation in music and arts, known as Femifest. Based in Des Moines, Iowa, Femifest began in 2015 as a benefit for the yo...

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