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Branko’s owner serves up home-cooked meals with a mother’s touch

Branko’s owner serves up home-cooked meals with a mother’s touch

Ryan Mackinnon, Contributing Writer

May 13, 2019


Filed under News

While most are hitting the snooze button and clocking out early, Mama is working. Branko’s owner Andja Branko, known affectionately to her patrons as Mama, clocks in 100 hours a week cooking and emotionally supporting DePaul students and Lincoln Park residents. On top of this, she takes full-time care o...

Upscale breakfast spot Yolk to open Lincoln Park location in Chicago

Upscale breakfast spot Yolk to open Lincoln Park location in Chicago

Holyn Thigpen, Contributing Writer

April 8, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Food & Drink

Looking for a new restaurant to check out this quarter? Look no further: Yolk, a celebrated upscale breakfast chain and Chicago staple, is opening its ninth location at N. Fremont St. in Lincoln Park on April 22.  Since its debut in 2006, Yolk has become beloved by Chicagoans for its colorful, revampe...

50 Years Young: Young Lord militants return to DePaul, peacefully this time

50 Years Young: Young Lord militants return to DePaul, peacefully this time

Xavier Ortega, Photo Editor

September 24, 2018


Filed under Focus

A Chicago-based group of former- gang-members-turned-political-activists marched back into DePaul University on Sept. 21 to speak out against inequality and oppression happening to Puerto Ricans and other people of color. This protest came nearly 50 years after their first mass occupance at DePaul in...

DePaul’s School of Music to host classical and jazz festival this fall

DePaul’s School of Music to host classical and jazz festival this fall

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


Filed under Campus News, News

The School of Music’s newly designed Holtschneider Performance Center will be having an 11-day classical and jazz music festival beginning on Nov. 1, not only as a way to celebrate the new three-story, 185,000 square-foot facility, but also to celebrate the School of Music. There are going to be...

Six students robbed at gun point near Lincoln Park campus

Six students robbed at gun point near Lincoln Park campus

Benjamin Conboy, News Editor

January 29, 2018


Filed under News

Six DePaul students were robbed at gunpoint within 30 minutes of each other near the Lincoln Park campus. In the early hours of Thursday, Jan. 24, men, armed with handguns and wearing surgical masks, jumped out of a white Audi SUV, put guns to the heads of the students and demanded their wallets and c...

Change to library hours sparks petition, study-in

Change to library hours sparks petition, study-in

Amber Colón

October 23, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

Seniors, juniors and sophomores at DePaul remember a time when the library was open until 2 a.m during the week.  Read More »...

DePaul renews Neighborhood Parking Program

DePaul renews Neighborhood Parking Program

Benjamin Conboy

September 25, 2017


Filed under News

DePaul Parking Services have revived the program that allows residents of Lincoln Park to park at the university’s parking lots. Read More »...

Cafes and couches, cozy places to study off campus

Matt Koske

September 11, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Back to School, Food & Drink, Lifestyle

Sometimes, staring at the blank walls of DePaul’s libraries gets exhausting, not to mention the dreadful lighting or the scratched up desks.There are an assortment of off-campus study areas in Lincoln Park and in the Loop that give any library a run for its money. These places offer Wi-Fi, comfier pillo...

Murals chronicle 120 years of DePaul’s triumphs

Murals chronicle 120 years of DePaul’s triumphs

Josh Leff

September 11, 2017


Filed under Multimedia, News

The paintings beautify an otherwise barren thoroughfare while celebrating DePaul's history. Read More »...

Amazon to open package pickup location in Lincoln Park

Amazon to open package pickup location in Lincoln Park

Rachel Fernandez

September 10, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

This fall, Amazon will be opening a package pickup location a block from the Student Center on the corner of Sheffield and Webster, where Lincoln Park residents can pick up their online orders. Read More »...

DePaul’s plan for a ‘Living Street’ on life support

DePaul’s plan for a ‘Living Street’ on life support

Jake Wirth

September 10, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

Walking between campus buildings on Kenmore Avenue, a herd of students pays little attention to the line of cars waiting at a stand still to pass. You can’t blame the students, considering there’s not much of a campus in Lincoln Park. Buildings are nestled between busy streets and students often have...

Quigley, Schakowsky lead GOTV rally on quad

Quigley, Schakowsky lead GOTV rally on quad

Brenden Moore

November 8, 2016


Filed under Campus News, News, Politics

U.S. Reps. Mike Quigley and Jan Schakowsky headlined a get out the vote (GOTV) rally on the Lincoln Park Quad Monday afternoon, ginning up enthusiasm ahead of both Election Day and a campus event later that evening encouraging students to not vote. The pair were joined by State Reps. Sara Feigenho...

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