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Young punk’s paradise: House shows in Chicago offer a unique space for underage music fans

Young punk’s paradise: House shows in Chicago offer a unique space for underage music fans

Gabriella Lewis

October 12, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

On a chilly September night, about 30 young adult punk rock fans gathered in a basement in Pilsen. Inside, splashes from the bright yellow walls peek through the mass of hundreds of fliers from previous shows, punk rock posters and ironic signs. Read More »...

Museum of Science and Industry combines math and nature in new exhibit ‘Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze’

Museum of Science and Industry combines math and nature in new exhibit ‘Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze’

Jordan Sarti

October 12, 2014


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

The Museum of Science and Industry’s newest permanent exhibit, “Numbers in Nature: A Mirror Maze,” seems to answer the question every elementary school math teacher hates most: “When will I use this?” Read More »...

Improvising Samuel Beckett ‘From Almost Nothing’

Improvising Samuel Beckett ‘From Almost Nothing’

Erik Summerville

October 12, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

Beauty was to be found in chaos last Monday night as the DePaul Humanities Center kicked off its season with “Sounds Generated from Almost Nothing from a Fully Corrupted Material,” featuring members of Chicago’s Theatre Y improvising an aural deconstruction of Samuel Beckett’s 1962 play “H...

Recap: VIA Festival 2014 brings host of rare experiences

Recap: VIA Festival 2014 brings host of rare experiences

Kirsten Onsgard and Kevin Quin

October 5, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Though festival season may be over for most music lovers, VIA Festival 2014 brought a host of rare experiences that made standing in line in the bitter cold well worth the wait. Unlike typical festival structures, VIA Festival 2014 is a collaborative effort from several local and national sponsors that...

DePaul student demonstrators protest ‘injustice’ system

DePaul student demonstrators protest ‘injustice’ system

David Byrnes

October 2, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

[slideshow_deploy id='4126'] Dozens of students marched in Lincoln Park on Wednesday to protest police-instigated violence against young black men. The demonstration, organized by student leaders from several DePaul social justice groups, began at 5 p.m. in the Student Center, and lasted for an...

Field Museum Chief Curiosity Correspondent Emily Graslie discusses women in STEM at DePaul

Field Museum Chief Curiosity Correspondent Emily Graslie discusses women in STEM at DePaul

Julian Hayda

October 1, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

Over 150 people attended the 10th annual LaDuke Women in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Lecture series Monday night featuring Internet celebrity and self-professed “science communicator” Emily Graslie. The event was so popular, that it had to be moved from McGaw Hall to the larger Stud...

Review: Seahaven brings impressive set to Bottom Lounge

Review: Seahaven brings impressive set to Bottom Lounge

Cheriden Sablik

September 30, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

California natives Seahaven took the stage Thursday night at the Bottom Lounge, bringing an impressive set and all the best musicianship. Playing before the popular underground rock band Balance and Composure, Seahaven drew their own crowd of dedicated fans; a bunch of smiling faces pressed against the st...

Review: Limp Bizkit performs ‘crowd-pleasing’ set at Aragon Ballroom Sept. 28

Review: Limp Bizkit performs ‘crowd-pleasing’ set at Aragon Ballroom Sept. 28

Erin Yarnall

September 29, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

I think Limp Bizkit gets judged unfairly. This always happens in music. Someone says a band is bad, and from then on that's what they are known as without getting a chance from potential listeners. Limp Bizkit is one of these bands. I never listened to Limp Bizkit. They were a "bad" band. None of ...

Q&A: Chicagoan Julie Baird of ‘Evil Dead the Musical’

Q&A: Chicagoan Julie Baird of ‘Evil Dead the Musical’

Emma Rubenstein

September 28, 2014


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

As Halloween approaches, Chicago is in store for a haunting and hilarious theatrical treat. Broadway in Chicago’s “Evil Dead the Musical” is an uproarious and outrageous show that audience members aren’t likely to forget. Chicagoan cast member Julie Baird recently spoke with The DePaulia ...

Poll: Chicago continues to battle unsafe perception

Poll: Chicago continues to battle unsafe perception

Marc Filippino

September 28, 2014


Filed under Metro, News

It’s not the streets of Los Angeles or New York that make people nervous anymore. The majority of Americans now believe Chicago to be the most dangerous city in the country, according to recent data. Earlier this month, research and consulting group YouGov published a poll that shows 53 percent...

Doug-goneit: The final days of Hot Doug’s

Doug-goneit: The final days of Hot Doug’s

Mike Horky

September 28, 2014


Filed under Focus

Chicago has been the hot dog capital of the U.S. for years with enough stands to cure the hunger of any sausage fanatic. One such stand is Hot Doug’s: The Sausage Superstore and Encased Meat Emporium, where owner Doug Sohn has been doling out hot dogs, brats, and other sausages since 2001. ...

DePaul journalism students, Univision team up

DePaul journalism students, Univision team up

Christian Ianniello

September 28, 2014


Filed under Campus News, News

To help regenerate an interest in news to millennials, the Robert R. McCormick Foundation has provided a $20,000 grant for DePaul journalism students and high school journalism students to team up with Univision Chicago, a news station geared towards Spanish speakers. “Univision is interest...

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