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The top YouTube channels for new summer music

Maddy Crozier

July 18, 2016


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Summer doesn’t make too many demands, but summer and new music go hand in hand. Something about the season begs us to find new favorite songs. YouTube can be one of the best sources for finding summer hits, and subscribing to channels can bring newly posted content directly to your home page. Che...

Consumer Reports find some sunscreens don’t meet protection guidelines

Consumer Reports find some sunscreens don’t meet protection guidelines

Maddy Crozier

July 8, 2016


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A trusted summer product many rely on for shelter from burns and long-term skin damage might not work as hard as it claims. When it comes to the care consumers expect, many sunscreens fail to protect as promised. After testing and rating more than 60 sunscreens with a labeled sun protection factor...

Local shops offer different types of bikes for each need

Joseph Lu

May 30, 2016


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Bicycles are no longer just a means of getting somewhere but can be used for making a fashion statement, recreational use, exercise and competition. Read More »...

How to adult: What you need to know before you’re really a ‘grownup’

How to adult: What you need to know before you’re really a ‘grownup’

Jasminne Hernández

May 22, 2016


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If you Google “adult-ing” and look at the images that show up, you won’t see professional adults with business-casual outfits, people giving each other handshakes or professional headshots. Read More »...

People peer pressured into loving or hating pop culture

Danielle Church

May 15, 2016


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Not long after singer and songwriter Zayn Malik left the pop band One Direction, he released his first single “PILLOWTALK.” The day it came out, DePaul junior Kristin Stahlke tweeted about how she didn’t like the song.  Read More »...

Dabble in the world of eyeliner to find out what fits the best

Dabble in the world of eyeliner to find out what fits the best

Jessica Villagomez

May 8, 2016


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In the world of makeup, few things are more frightening than ruining a perfectly put together eye look by messing up the finishing touch that pulls everything together — eyeliner. A misjudged flick of the wrist can often result in an uneven, thick bold line creating a panda-like frame around the eye rath...

When every day is a holiday, there’s aways something to celebrate

When every day is a holiday, there’s aways something to celebrate

Jack Higgins

May 1, 2016


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There are already dozens of holidays to remember, whether it's Mother's Day (coming up on May 8) or Valentine's Day. Other days, like National Siblings Day, seems to be celebrated nearly every week in homes all over the world. Read More »...

Pop culture makes well-known conspiracy theories more plausible

Pop culture makes well-known conspiracy theories more plausible

Jaycee Rockhold

April 24, 2016


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Jennifer Kattalia, a junior, is used to keeping quiet about some topics in her apartment. She and her roommate have a very specific rule in order to keep things from getting too heated — no talking about dinosaurs. Read More »...

Winter is here: A ‘Game of Thrones’ season 6 primer

Winter is here: A ‘Game of Thrones’ season 6 primer

Erin Yarnall

April 17, 2016


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Where you can play with animals in Lincoln Park

Where you can play with animals in Lincoln Park

Jaycee Rockhold

April 10, 2016


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Every student has stopped along the sidewalk to pet a puppy belonging to a Lincoln Park couple, or has gazed longingly inside the pet shop windows dotting various spots on the North Side. Read More »...

DIY: Trinket holder

DIY: Trinket holder

Mariah Woelfel and Jessica Villagomez

April 6, 2016


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This DIY dish only looks like it's from an expensive gift shop. Simply paint a plastic animal with a strong jewel tone, like gold, and create a simple way to store rings, necklaces and other small trinkets. What you’ll need: 1 Terra Cotta pot holder White acrylic crafters paint Metallic...

‘I’ll fight for every child’s education’: Chicago Teachers Union members and supporters protest budget cuts

‘I’ll fight for every child’s education’: Chicago Teachers Union members and supporters protest budget cuts

Jackson Danbeck

April 2, 2016


Filed under Focus, Metro, News

Protests in solidarity with the Chicago Teachers Union at schools across Chicago climaxed at a massive rally and march downtown on Friday, where activists preached to a red-clad legion of thousands of teachers and their allies, waving anti-Rahm and Rauner banners to the fanfare of horns, drums and...

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