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DePaul’s 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 Student Center on Saturday evening, an eager crowd trailed through the building  waiting for the doors to ...

The unspoken American dream of first-generation musicians

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

(Photo courtesy of Berto Martinez)

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 center of the space. It’s evident that, like other creative fields, many talented individuals are often und...

Zoe Knight exemplifies young artist culture

DePaul sophomore Zoe Knight uses zines to express themselves creatively.
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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 sweater over a pair of denim overalls that they are proud to say they purchased from Target’s ki...

“Black Panther” blazes trail for black films

Chadwick Boseman stars as King T'Challa in

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 plethora of blockbuster films, “Black Panther,” made history on its opening weekend and is b...

Which Buzzfeed quiz are you?

Graphic by Max Kleiner

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? Read More »...

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