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Beyond Chicago: DePaul students celebrate holiday traditions around the world

Beyond Chicago: DePaul students celebrate holiday traditions around the world

Holly Jenvey, Contributing Writer

December 25, 2019

As soon as Fall Quarter came to a close, many students left DePaul’s campuses either to kick back and ring in the holidays with family or continued studying over the December Intersession. While many will remain in the Chicagoland area, other students will be celebrating all over the world.  “I l...

Beyond Chicago: DePaul students celebrate holiday traditions from around the world

Beyond Chicago: DePaul students celebrate holiday traditions from around the world

Holly Jenvey, Contributing Writer

December 25, 2019

As soon as Fall Quarter came to a close, many students left DePaul’s campuses either to kick back and ring in the holidays with family or continued studying over the December Intersession. While many will remain in the Chicagoland area, other students will be celebrating all over the world.  “I l...

Chicago’s best holiday pop-up bars

Chicago’s best holiday pop-up bars

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

December 25, 2019

Homeslice Walking into Homeslice during this time of year is like walking into a store after Buddy the Elf had a go at it. Wall-to-floor decor that gets you lost in thought when trying to order one of their delicious pizzas. Right away you are taken aback by how precise every bulb and ornament is hung...

Don’t forget about your pets this holiday season

Don’t forget about your pets this holiday season

Dan McDaid, Contributing Writer

December 20, 2019

When it comes to the holidays, giving and receiving gifts is a major focus. Most people are focused on getting gifts for their spouses, parents or kids to show them how much they appreciate them.  But the one thing that doesn’t get appreciated enough is our pets.  They are the ones who are wai...

DePaul celebrates annual tree lighting

DePaul celebrates annual tree lighting

Aaron Somo, Contributing Writer

November 21, 2019

DePaul University officially ushered in the holiday season with its second annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony on Nov. 13. Another brisk November night didn’t stop the appearance of a sizable crowd in St. Vincent’s Circle where the tree stands, all looking forward to the holidays. As students, staff a...

Lifetime meets Hollywood: ‘Last Christmas’ has Lifetime movie feels with a Hollywood budget

Lifetime meets Hollywood: ‘Last Christmas’ has Lifetime movie feels with a Hollywood budget

Keira Wingate, Assistant Arts & Life Editor

November 18, 2019

With Hollywood names such as Emma Thompson, Emilia Clark, Henry Golding and George Michael’s soundtrack, you’d expect a recipe for success, but "Last Christmas" fails to pass the taste test.  In what was looking like the best Christmas film of the year, "Last Christmas" missed the mark when it c...

Winter break bucket list: 9 things to check off your Chicago holiday bucket list

Winter break bucket list: 9 things to check off your Chicago holiday bucket list

Yamini Bangarusamy, Focus Editor

November 12, 2018

The holiday season offers a great respite from studies for DePaul students. The nearly six-week break is relaxing to many, but a lot of students struggle to find activities to occupy their time if they aren’t heading home for the holidays. The dilemma is worse for students who are spending their first w...

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