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Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

November 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Daylight saving time is finally here, gifting us an extra hour of sleep and the delusions surrounding that hour’s actual impact that come with it. Autumn is coming to its official close as we brace for the unpredictable winter ahead. Now, sunsets are scheduled just in time for the early bird special...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Look, it’s week five. Midterms are upon us already and I was unprepared as per usual. Fittingly, I am now always tired. Worst of all, we still have a long five weeks ahead of us. This week, I have compiled a few songs to help us get through this difficult time. Not by keeping us awake (that’s what...

St. Vincent DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

It’s officially the month of spook and, fittingly, the first week is forecast to be dark and rainy. However, that doesn’t make that weather any more pleasant as you carry on with your daily tasks. There’s really nothing quite like the smell of a humid ‘L’ car to humble you and have you remi...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Every so often I get hit with a hearty serving of nostalgia, resulting in a wistful longing for what once was. This week, I decided to take it back to the good old days when times were simpler. The best part is that music transcends geographical location and has a reach like no other medium. That means...

St. Vincent DeJamz, May 29, 2018

St. Vincent DeJamz, May 29, 2018

Lacey Latch, Arts and Life Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

It’s finally the time for many of DePaul’s finest to pop on that flat, ill-fitting cap that marks the fact that you’ve finally finished spending money here. More importantly, the graduation ceremony denotes that, essentially, the real world is ready for you – whether you’re ready or not. Meanw...

St. Vincent DeJamz

St. Vincent DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

The day has finally come. Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill has been released from prison after being arrested in November 2017 for violating his parole. As someone proudly from the Philly suburbs, Meek Mill’s absence has been felt throughout the city with #FreeMeek posters, stickers and graffiti litt...

St.Vincent DeJamz

St.Vincent DeJamz

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

April 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

If you’re a fan of hip-hop you probably know that new music has been dropping all over the place recently. From a previously unannounced album from J. Cole to Cardi B’s debut, life is good for hip-hop fans these days. The best part is that regardless of whether or not you’re a fan of these arti...

St. Vincent DeJamz

St. Vincent DeJamz

Amber Colón, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

If you pop into the Green Mill Cocktail Lounge in Uptown (Broadway and Lawrence) on a Saturday night, you’ll hear covers of the music that ruled the streets of Chicago throughout the forties, fifties and early sixties. The jazz and blues era was a great time for music in the U.S., especially in a city lik...

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

St. Vincent’s DeJamz

April Lane, Assistant Online Editor

March 12, 2018


Filed under Art, Arts/Life

Winter quarter finals are stressful.  It’s the dreadful blend of sharp, cold weather, little to no sleep and an out of whack schedule. Whether you’re knee-deep in research papers, preparing for a handful of exams or a cocktail of the two, this week is a breeding ground for stress.  My remedy?...

St.Vincent’s DeJamz

St.Vincent’s DeJamz

Yazmin Dominguez, Online Editor

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

If you are a 90s Latinx baby, chances are you grew up listening to iconic early 2000 Latin hits that still influence you to this day.  In the late ‘90s and early 2000s there was what can be called the “Latin explosion.” Artists like pop star Ricky Martin, rock band Maná, superstar Jennifer L...

St. Vincent DeJamz

St. Vincent DeJamz

Amber Colón, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

We’re only about 30 years away from Quartz’s prediction that the U.S. will be the largest Spanish-speaking country on the planet. Those of us who are the children and grandchildren of immigrants make up the 12 million bilingual people in this country and music is one of our biggest cultural refl...

St.Vincent’s DeJamz

St.Vincent’s DeJamz

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinions Editor

February 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Valentine’s Day is hard for singles. Couples everywhere you look, holding hands, exchanging glances of love - it seems like they’re mocking your empty heart. For those going through a breakup, it’s even more difficult. Reminders of your lost love occur every which way you look. Here’s a playlist of...

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