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DePaul’s Timeline of Fame

Zoe Barnes, Focus Editor

September 17, 2018


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Have you ever been sitting on the freshly mowed grass of the Quad, maybe you have been ordering a mediocre cup of coffee from The Bean while simultaneously running late for your 9:40 lecture in the SAC, and you wonder, what celebrities have passed through these hallowed halls on their way to stardom? With...

The Art of Not Irritating Others

Liliana Trifilio, Contributing Writer

September 10, 2018


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Imagine you are a student racing to class. You are about to hop onto the Fullerton Red Line towards the Loop when crowds of people block your way, entering and exiting the train. You keep an eye on your phone clock as you wait for the next train to roll in. Hopefully this time you will be able to make i...

Food hall frenzy: Designer, fast and casual restaurants in one place

Food hall frenzy: Designer, fast and casual restaurants in one place

William Sullivan, Contributing Writer

May 29, 2018


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Going to the mall as a child was always a treat.  Walking into the stores, window shopping, maybe even being able to buy something were always things to look forward to. Then, when you got hungry, there was the mall food court, filled with Auntie Anne’s, Sbarro, Dairy Queen, enjoyed at simple t...

Laugh track: Women in comedy continue to triumph over adversity

Laugh track: Women in comedy continue to triumph over adversity

Marissa de la Cerda, Contributing Writer

May 21, 2018


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“Crude.” “Attention-seeking.” “Un-lady like.” “Un-feminist.” These are some of the reactions people have to female comedians and their jokes. Most recently, Michelle Wolf faced a lot of these criticisms for her roast at the White House Correspondents Dinner when she joked about the physi...

Save the Date: The countdown to the royal wedding has begun

Save the Date: The countdown to the royal wedding has begun

Makenzie Born, Contributing Writer

May 14, 2018


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Hollywood actress and California native Meghan Markle will wed Prince Harry of Wales, grandson of the Queen and sixth in line for the throne on Saturday, May 19. The two met in 2016 after being introduced by a mutual friend and reportedly dated for about 15 months before Prince Harry popped the question ...

Women writers Hall of Fame

Women writers Hall of Fame

Amanda Krupp, Contributing Writer

May 7, 2018


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With the upcoming release of the new film “Book Club”, a story about lifelong friends who come together each month to reminisce and chat about their favorite books, the subject of female authors who have had a major impact on the literary scene comes to mind. While there have been a multitude of wo...

Waste-free living: Recipes for reducing waste, saving money and helping the environment

Waste-free living: Recipes for reducing waste, saving money and helping the environment

Zoey Barnes, Focus Editor

April 30, 2018


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After another full rotation around the Sun, Earth Day came and went. Throughout Chicago, people gathered around at parks to plant trees, grow flowers and celebrate the planet we live on. However, as the increase in waste continues to grow exponentially, with an average person generating about 4.5 pou...

Free flow: Where to go when you need to go

Free flow: Where to go when you need to go

William Sullivan, Contributing Writer

April 23, 2018


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On April 12, two black men walked into a Philadelphia Starbucks and asked to use the bathroom.  They were told they needed to buy something first.  Eventually the manager called the police and they were arrested.  The incident has brought up a broader question: should people be allowed to use the bat...

Cool War or Red Heat? No big difference

Cool War or Red Heat? No big difference

Varvara Makarevich, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2018


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She has a thick accent, she is vulgarly dressed, and she runs a brothel on the second floor of a bar. Most of her girlfriends are in active search of old rich guys who will fall for their beauty. She has skeletons in her closet, and she can easily kick anybody’s ass. On top of everything else, she is ...

A paper tour of the Chicago skyline

A paper tour of the Chicago skyline

Zoey Barnes, Focus Editor

April 9, 2018


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Chicago became the birthplace of the skyscraper when the whopping 10-story tall Home Insurance Company building was built in 1884. Prior to that year, all buildings were only five stories, so the building at the corner of LaSalle and Adams revolutionized architecture. Chicago has continued to create vis...

Feeding the homeless

Feeding the homeless

Yousef Alamer, Contributing Writer

April 2, 2018


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The Islamic center is located right next to DePaul University's Loop campus and a number of DePaul members participate regularly. By feeding the hungry, these students not only fulfill the mission set forth by St. Vincent DePaul, but they also seek to bridge a gap between faiths and between the universit...

Veggie tales

Veggie tales

Rachel Fernandez, Managing Editor

March 12, 2018


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Strolling down the produce aisle in a grocery store can be mesmerizing and daunting at the same time. Every fruit and vegetable looks ripe and perfectly in place, but many of our favorite fruits and vegetables don’t grow in the snow; instead, they’re often imported from other states and countries...

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