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Red lanterns hang across Wentworth Avenue, the main street of Chinatown, on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024. Celebrated on Feb. 18, Lunar New Year takes over the Chinatown district during the commemoration.

How to Chinatown: Food, festivities, and Chicago history

Lydia Schultz, Contributing Writer February 11, 2024

Less than 3 miles south of downtown Chicago is a world filled with bright red architecture, dragon emblems and the aroma of steamed dumplings. Chicago’s Chinatown was established in 1912, and is home...

Black History Month at DePaul: Events, Panels, Exhibitions and a diverse student experience

Black History Month at DePaul: Events, Panels, Exhibitions and a diverse student experience

Sam Mroz, Assistant Arts and Life Editor February 11, 2024

Celebrating the past and present legacies behind the African American diaspora, DePaul hosted a Black History Month kickoff last thursday to ring in the 54th national observance. Gathering in DePaul’s...

Opened in 2012, Batter and Berries has spent over a decade on Lincoln Ave., treating neighborhood locals and Chicago residents with a bounty of breakfast dishes.

Cooking up culture one neighborhood at a time

Sam Mroz, Asst. Arts & Life Editor November 5, 2023

Chicago native Yari Vargas is no stranger to the city's dense network of dining options. Born and raised in a household with Puerto Rican and Honduran roots, she did not have to look far for authentic...

DePauls Chinese New Year: A celebration of culture and community

DePaul’s Chinese New Year: A celebration of culture and community

Mikayla Price, Contributing Writer February 11, 2019

The Year of the Pig started off warm and welcoming at DePaul’s 11th annual Chinese New Year Gala. Red, warm, sold out, and pig — these are the words to describe this year’s event. Held at the...

Members of the band Lettering find themselves at odds with their familial expectations.  

(Photo courtesy of Berto Martinez)

The unspoken American dream of first-generation musicians

Mackenzie Murtaugh and Lili Trifilio April 2, 2018

Stepping into the basement that is your local DIY music space, you can practically visualize who you’re going to see. Congregations of straight white males wearing Vans Sk8-His and cuffed pants take...

DePaul sophomore Zoe Knight uses zines to express themselves creatively.
(Katie Adams | The DePaulia)

Zoe Knight exemplifies young artist culture

Katie Adams, Contributing Writer April 2, 2018

As the sun pours through the huge front windows of their third-floor Lincoln Park apartment on a Friday afternoon, Zoe Knight lies stretched on the floor. Their small frame is covered by a baggy thrifted...

Chadwick Boseman stars as King TChalla in Black Panther. (Photo Courtesy of IMDB)

“Black Panther” blazes trail for black films

Anna Stim, Contributing Writer March 12, 2018

Marvel’s “Black Panther” obliterated expectations at the box office in its opening weekend, changing the game for African-Americans – and Hollywood – forever. Marvel’s newest addition to its...

Graphic by Max Kleiner

Which Buzzfeed quiz are you?

Shannon Marks May 19, 2014

With young adulthood comes many pressing questions. What city should you live in? Which career should you choose? When should you get married? How bad are you at life? And most importantly, how...

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