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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


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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...

DIY: Terra Cotta plant pot

DIY: Terra Cotta plant pot

Jessica Villagomez

March 28, 2016


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Pinterest and sales at Michaels all encouraged me to spend my free Spring Break days crafting and falling into a DIY wormhole. As a seasoned crafter and firm believer that I can make anything, I wanted to test out and create some DIY spring projects and fill The DePaulia office with some homemade...

The Ray and other gyms offer specialty classes to get fit

The Ray and other gyms offer specialty classes to get fit

Edna Espino

March 6, 2016


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As DePaul students walk through the cold winter winds with the thought of spring dresses and summer fun on their minds, the pressure for the ideal "beach body" is on. Read More »...

Building names on campus give glimpses into DePaul’s history

Building names on campus give glimpses into DePaul’s history

AJ Karolczak

February 28, 2016


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The names of a former mayor, Broadway actress and medical supply salesman adorn campus buildings. Students and faculty see them each time they enter a building, or even look at their schedule for room numbers, but most students don’t notice the buildings as they pass by for class. Read More »...

The road less traveled: Bus your away across the country this Spring Break

The road less traveled: Bus your away across the country this Spring Break

Mariah Woelfel

February 21, 2016


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College students are known for many things, and saving money — or making it — isn’t one of them. You don’t need statistics about minimum wage or average student income to know that the joyous feeling of payday, or the sense of relief you get from reading “approved” after swiping at the...

Students take advantage of free admission days at Chicago museums

Students take advantage of free admission days at Chicago museums

Jaycee Rockhold

February 14, 2016


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“Free” is one word every college kid is overjoyed to hear, whether it’s about food at the Student Center or summer festival admission. However, some students are not aware that they can also get discounted or free admission to many of Chicago’s prestigious and loved museums.  Read More »...

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