The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Rapper Kendrick Lamar appears at the MTV Video Music Awards, on Aug. 27, 2017, in Inglewood, Calif., left, and Canadian rapper Drake appears at the premiere of the series Euphoria, in Los Angeles on June 4, 2019.

Rappers are beefing — I’m team Kendrick Lamar

Olivia Waltezke, Contributing Writer June 4, 2024

I vividly remember the day my mom took my Spotify app for a week. After a long day of seventh grade, she and my dad sat me down and told me it would be going away for a while because they’d found out...

Jack Riley, guitarist of My Sister the Heron, plays a tune as their hair blows in the wind in Jonquil Park on Saturday, May 18, 2024. They said they felt awesome while playing

Local, student-led festival hits a ‘Grant Slam’ in the park

Anna Barth, Contributing Writer May 26, 2024

A stampede of feet sends mountains of dirt into the air, each dancing kick an expression of undeniable joy. Friends hold each other as their hair develops a mind of its own, unable to help itself from...

Lillys Final DeJamz

Lilly’s Final DeJamz

Lilly Keller, Editor in Chief May 26, 2024

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Nadine DeCero, Opinions Editor May 19, 2024

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Grant Lendvay poses for a portrait in the School of Music on Tuesday, May 7, 2024. Although a musician first, Lendvays knack for festival management is something he feels he can do to bring the college DIY sound to the general Chicago area.

“Hitting a ‘Grant Slam’: DePaul student organizes free DIY music festival to showcase local artists

Linnea Cheng, Contributing Writer May 12, 2024

Tacking up posters in DePaul’s School of Music, Grant Lendvay’s smile emanates the excitement his DIY music festival is sure to bring.  Lendvay, a third-year sound recording technology student,...

Mother’s Day DeJamz

Mother’s Day DeJamz

Claire Tweedie, Content Managing Editor May 12, 2024

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Claire Tweedie, Content Managing Editor May 5, 2024

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“Older” Review: A Melancholic symphony of emotion and evolution

“Older” Review: A Melancholic symphony of emotion and evolution

Avery MacNab, Contributing Writer April 28, 2024

After two years of touring her sophomore album, “Five Seconds Flat,” Lizzy McAlpine makes a captivating return to deliver “Older,” her third album, which marks a significant departure from her...

Jason Keller manages the counter of Lets Boogie Records & Tapes on Saturday, April 20, 2024. Keller has worked at the shop for most of his life, even when his father Neil ran it.

Let’s Boogie Record & Tapes: Local record store celebrates the future of physical media

Quentin Blais, Chief Photographer April 28, 2024

Customers rifle through records and cassettes of their favorite artists in Let's Boogie Record & Tapes as the morning sun streams through the store windows. Behind the counter, co-owner Jason Keller...

Bawlin Not Ballin DeJamz

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Claire Tweedie, Content Managing Editor April 28, 2024

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Clevanique Edwards, junior and co-concert chair of the DePaul Activities Board, celebrates the FEST 2024 artist announcement in Depaul University’s Student Center room 120AB on April 24. Rapper Swae Lee will headline the event. DAB plans to announce the opener on social media on May 1.

Rapper Swae Lee announced to headline FEST 2024

Claire Tweedie, Content Managing Editor April 24, 2024

The DePaul Activities Board (DAB) announced during Battle of the Bands that Swae Lee will headline FEST 2024 on May 17. The rapper is most known for his work as Rae Sremmurd with his brother Slim Jxmmi...

Lollapalooza: Buzz or bust?

Lollapalooza: Buzz or bust?

Anna Barth, Contributing Writer April 21, 2024

The lineup for Lollapalooza, an annual Chicago music festival, caused a stir on social media after its announcement on March 19. Some DePaul students are criticizing the festival's slippery slope towards...

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