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Lollapalooza 2018 Recap: Saturday

DePaul student and local artist Femdot preforms at Lollapalooza. (Callie Craig / The DePaulia)

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

August 5, 2018

Going to three days of Lollapalooza in a row is an accomplishment in itself, but to do so in almost 100 degree weather? That’s something else entirely. But that’s what thousands of people did on Saturday, and I was among them. Under the blistering sun, most Lolla goers remained unfazed by the heat, b...

Soft melodies shine in Phoebe Bridgers’ “Stranger in the Alps”

<i>“Stranger in the Alps” is Bridgers’ first full-length LP that was released on Sept. 22.</i>

Marty O'Connell

October 9, 2017

Musician Phoebe Bridgers has surrounded herself with experts of sad songs like Ryan Adams, Julien Baker and Conor Oberst, so it’s no surprise that her new album is a superb collection of songs that will rip your heart out. “Stranger In The Alps,” the debut LP from the 22-year-old singer-songwri...

An untapped market, three beer-loving women give an inside look at breweries run by Trappist monks

A Trappist monastery employee examines the bottling line at the Rochefort Brewery in Rochefort, Belgium. 
(Photo Courtesy of Shiffer Publishing, LTD)

Matt Koske

September 11, 2017

In Chicago’s Bucktown neighborhood, a well-known staple for globetrotters and local craft beer lovers is The Map Room. The flagbearing fence outside features those of Cuba, Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tabago, Kiribati and Saint Kitts and Nevis whereas the inside comprises of pretzel sticks at the...

Senior advisors, some helpful advice we wish we’d have gotten as freshmen

Senior advisors, some helpful advice we wish we'd have gotten as freshmen

Matt Koske

September 11, 2017

The first week on campus may seem like a walk in the park. Throughout your academic pursuits, there will definitely be times where the overload of schoolwork will come crashing down or your roommate burns popcorn or it’s still unknown what room number your night class is in by week five. It happens...

Up and coming band Nightly’ charms Chicago’s alternative pop fans

Up and coming band Nightly' charms Chicago's alternative pop fans

Yazmin Dominguez

August 30, 2017

Chicago’s music scene never fails to give a warm welcome to up and coming bands. Nightly composed of cousins Jonathan Capeci and Joey Beretta coined Chicago as one of their favorite cities of their tour for this sole reason. Promoting their first EP Honest, Nightly performed at Beat Kitchen Saturday night ...

Theatre Wit’s “ENGAGE: A Choose Your Own Sci-Fight Adventure”

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Matt Koske

August 15, 2017

Normally in a theatre setting, audience members are encouraged to sit back, relax and enjoy the performance. That’s still implied at Theatre Wit’s most recent original play “ENGAGE: A Choose Your Own Sci-Fight Adventure,” but there’s a slight spin on that formula. Read More »...

Have a laugh at iO Chicago’s All-Women Comedy Show “Having it All”

Have a laugh at iO Chicago’s All-Women Comedy Show “Having it All”

Charlene Haparimwi

July 26, 2017

The intimate, multi-level iO Chicago theater at 1501 N. Kingsbury St. is surprisingly buzzing on a Monday night. In the Chris Farley Cabaret, a well-lit room on the second floor of the building, the all-female improv and storytelling show “Having it All” is about to begin. A cool young crowd of...

Maureen Choi Quartet bridges gap between traditional and modern classical music

Maureen Choi (center) performed with her quartet on June 27 at The Promontory. (Maureen Choi/@maureenchoi)

Charlene Haparimwi

July 5, 2017

In The Promontory’s warm, candle-lit space on the second floor of the Hyde Park concert venue and restaurant, there is an exciting buzz in the air. It’s a Tuesday summer night and an intimate, older crowd is ready to hear the iconic Maureen Choi Quartet, a classically trained group of flamenco...

Students working on comic book project: “Light and Dark”

Students working on comic book project:

Daniel Reyes

June 8, 2017

Sitting in the back of the Lincoln Park Student Center, near the windows that overlook the Father Egan statute, students at DePaul will overhear processes of creation being yelled aloud among a group of friends. If one were to want to see the creator of the “Light and Dark” comic book that is gai...

The best spots on campus for grad pics

The best spots on campus for grad pics

Jocelyn Martinez-Rosales

May 30, 2017

Your 8th grade and high school pictures probably adorn the wall of your parent’s hallway. Brace faced, pimple-faced, pre-straightener you stares back through framed glass. Your graduation pictures have become a staple in home decor but this is the perfect time to replace them. There are of c...

You talkin’ to me? Acclaimed writer speaks at DePaul

Writer of “Taxi Driver” Paul Schrader speaks as part of this year’s Visiting Artist Series at DePaul. (Photo courtesy of DEPAUL'S SCHOOL OF CINEMATIC ARTS)

Matt Koske

May 30, 2017

Founded in 2008, the Visiting Artist Series aims to promote innovative industry professionals by inviting them to DePaul’s campus for students to attend for free. The School of Cinematic Arts hosts a wide spectrum of guests to visit DePaul to discuss with them on stage their educational s...

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