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Oversized sunglasses remain popular summer trend

Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie shielding half their faces with large sunglasses.

Joey Cahue, Contributing Writer

June 12, 2019

Summer is approaching and everyone is reaching for a stylish pair of shades. There’s a pair of trendy sunglasses for everyone, but a common theme amongst them all is the overdramatic and oversized look. The bigger, the better. Some celebrities who originally started this trend are Paris Hilton, Nicole...

Ice cream makes perfect summer treat in Chicago

For the month of May, more than half a dozen flavors at Black Dog Gelato were

Gianfranco Ocampo, Contributing Writer

June 12, 2019

Summertime is quickly approaching, and the options for seasonal desserts in Chicago remain plentiful and diverse. From classic “mom and pop” shops to more niche flavors of cold treats, different restaurants around the city have a unique flair to their approaches to ice cream. “I like ice cre...

Summer activities that are secretly a workout

Summer activities that are secretly a workout

Nicole Ross

June 29, 2017

With bikini season around the corner, now’s the time to step up your weekly workout. But if you’re like most people, a cramped gym is the last place you want to spend a bright summer day. Don’t give up yet: we explored the city to find fun ways to get your heart pumping—minus the treadmill. High Intensity...

Mamby on the Beach delivers strong Chicago based performances

2017 is Mamby on the Beach's third year in production. (Photo courtesy of React Presents / Facebook)

Yazmin Dominguez

June 27, 2017

Mamby on the Beach, curated by React Presents, celebrated their third year at Oakwood Beach this weekend. Bringing to the beachside well known headliners such as Walk the Moon, MGMT and Tchami, Mamby saw about 30,000 attendees this year. With the backdrop of Chicago’s downtown skyline and a stron...

The top YouTube channels for new summer music

Maddy Crozier

July 18, 2016

Summer doesn’t make too many demands, but summer and new music go hand in hand. Something about the season begs us to find new favorite songs. YouTube can be one of the best sources for finding summer hits, and subscribing to channels can bring newly posted content directly to your home page. Che...

#DPUDogDays: How DePaul students are spending their summer

#DPUDogDays: How DePaul students are spending their summer

July 13, 2015

From relaxing on the beach to lazing around to working hard, we want to know how DePaul students are spending their summer. Read More »...

How to keep running during the hot summer months

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Mariah Woelfel

July 8, 2014

[dropcap]B[/dropcap]etween July and August this summer, AccuWeather estimates five days that will be in the seventies, while the rest will consistently reach the mid-eights and beyond. With high temperatures, a beating sun, and humidity, it’s time to start thinking about the ways to maintain that awe...

Top five summer album releases

Top five summer album releases

Ashley Perez

June 2, 2014

1. “Lazaretto” – Jack White | June 10 Ever since the 2011 breakup of the White Stripes, Jack White has made sure to keep himself busy. After the release of his successful 2012 solo album “Blunderbuss,” White wasn't sure when his next solo LP would come out. The wait is over. His second solo LP is one of the...

Turn off for what? Top picks for summer TV

Turn off for what? Top picks for summer TV

Kelsey Lawson

June 2, 2014

In the past, summer TV meant reruns and a dumping ground where failed fall shows go to run off their last remaining episodes in obscurity. But in the new era of cable, Netflix and DVR, the landscape of summer television has changed. “Summer has historically been a problem for TV networks because that’s...

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