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A woman photographs Christmas decorations on Oxford Street during a second lockdown in London, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020. Businesses that have been forced to shut are hoping they will be able to reopen to salvage something of the crucial holiday shopping season. The government has been reluctant to say what restrictions will be in place for any particular area when the lockdown ends and says it's still too early to see how the lockdown has worked. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

DePaul students prepare for the holidays amid global pandemic

Holly Jenvey, Staff Writer November 19, 2020

The holidays are around the corner, however things will be different this year. As travel plans and gatherings change due to the pandemic, some members of the DePaul community may be spending their December...

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...

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...

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...

Holiday histories: DePaul through the decades

Patsy Newitt, Assistant News Editor December 21, 2019

This timeline shows DePaul holiday celebrations and blunders through the decades, using documents from the university's Special Collections and Archives. Among other events, it includes St. Vincent de...

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...

5 best drinks to celebrate this holiday season

5 best drinks to celebrate this holiday season

Brian Gilbert, Contributing Writer December 11, 2019

It’s that time of the year again when temperatures drop, the sun seems to disappear during the day and nighttime comes way too early. While all that may sound dark and gloomy, luckily for you, we have...

The CTA says they will add over 1,000 cameras at CTA locations, including cameras at every one of the 146 L stops.  (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)

CTA holiday trains, bus gearing up for season

Associated Press November 25, 2019

The Chicago Transit Authority’s holiday train will soon roll into service. The six-car train decorated with holiday scenes, lights and LED displays will begin service Friday on all CTA lines. Santa...

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...

My Thanksgiving plate included: turkey, garlic mashed potatoes, stuffing, roasted Brussles sprouts, cranberries with walnuts, spoonbread and cresent rolls (you can't make everything from scratch).

The best Thanksgiving foods, ranked

Dan McDaid, Contributing Writer November 19, 2019

When you hear the word Thanksgiving, the first thing that usually comes to mind is food — and lots of it. When Nov. 28 rolls around, what will be the best food on the table? 1. Turkey “The turkey...

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...

Students and faculty from the School of Cinematic Arts put together a short 3-D. stop-motion film that will be displayed on State Street throughout the holidays.

DePaul helping light up State Street for holiday season

Jonathan Lee, Contributing Writer November 11, 2019

If you were leaving a night class in the Loop last Thursday, you may have encountered a herd of people surrounding a window outside of the Daley Building. That night, the School of Cinematic Arts displayed...

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