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Vanessa Sirias, comediante nicaragüense y personalidad de Tiktok, crea contenido basado en sus raíces latinas.

Productora de vídeo usa las redes sociales para dar representación a su cultura nicaragüense

Bryan Matthew Lopez, La DePaulia Opinions Editor September 20, 2021

La comedia es una forma de conectar con otras personas que comparten experiencias similares y la risa es algo especial que nos ayuda a encontrar la paz, al menos por un breve momento.  Vanessa Sirias,...

Matisse Rainbolt, una bailarina de baile folclórico, utiliza su cuenta de TikTok para promover su cultura mexicana.

Una bailarina de baile folclórico utiliza las redes sociales para compartir con el mundo el orgullo de su cultura mexicana

Bryan Matthew Lopez, La DePaulia Opinions Editor May 23, 2021

Lo que comenzó como una pasión por el baile folclórico se transformó en una gran popularidad en las redes sociales para esta TikToker.  La mexicana-estadounidense de 20 años del sur de California,...

A still from Tramp Stamps music video 1-800-miss-ur-guts.

Tramp Stamps and Internet Sleuths: What makes an industry plant an industry plant?

Jackson Healy, Contributing Writer May 9, 2021

Who knew people could lie on the Internet? On April 9, a Nashville-based pop-punk girl group by the name of Tramp Stamps released their third and latest single, “I’d Rather Die.” Containing...

Olivia Rodrigo, a 17-year-old musician and actress, has taken over TikTok and the top charts with her record breaking single Drivers License.

How a driver’s license proved TikTok’s influence over the music industry

Success of Olivia Rodrigo’s new single proves ‘The TikTok Effect.’
Samantha Albert, Contributing Writer January 31, 2021

The first stage of quarantine is remembered as the time we all were home on TikTok, attempting a few viral dances and laughing at the platform’s content, helping it to grow even larger than it already...

Social medias journey through 2020

Social media’s journey through 2020

Chinyere Ibeh, Focus Editor January 11, 2021

Throughout the year 2020, social media faced various challenges and changes. Despite the good intentions behind these changes, many social media platforms were scrutinized by their users. Along with the...

Rapper K Camp, the artist behind the Lottery (Renegade) song, popular on TikTok.

Rapper K Camp talks TikTok, XXL Freshman List

John Cotter, Staff Writer November 22, 2020

TikTok has been one of the many ingredients to the stew of distractions that have kept many of us somewhat sane, and hopefully entertained, throughout quarantine. With TikTok comes viral trends, allowing...

DeColores, una heladería y cafetería latina ubicada en Archer Heights, anunció recientemente a través de Instagram que la tienda cerrará durante la temporada como resultado de las bajas ventas.

Restaurantes latinos enfrentan un futuro incierto al acercarse el invierno

Josephine Stratman and María Marta Guzmán October 26, 2020

With temperatures getting colder and a possible second wave of coronavirus cases, Latino restaurants in Chicago face an uncertain future.  Carlos Tello, owner of the Sol de México restaurant located...

OPINION: The term sus is rooted in homophobia

OPINION: The term ‘sus’ is rooted in homophobia

Quinn White, Social Media Editor September 20, 2020

“Sus” jokes are taking over social media — from TikTok to Twitter — spreading an anti-homosexual message that discourages straight men from acting in a feminine or stereotypically homosexual manner....

Así es cómo algunos países latinoamericanos beben café

Así es cómo algunos países latinoamericanos beben café

Izabella Grimaldo, La DePaulia Opinions Editor September 10, 2020

El café es un amor universal que muchos latinos comparten. Es una bebida que nos une en la mesa tempranito en la mañana y platicamos sobre que nos espera en el día, o en la noche después de una fiesta...

Latinos usan Tik Tok para expresar su cultura

Latinos usan Tik Tok para expresar su cultura

Miluska Llerena, Staff Writer April 23, 2020

TikTok, la plataforma social para compartir videos de tan solo un minuto ha crecido en popularidad durante la cuarentena. No solo ha atraído la atención de jóvenes alrededor del país, pero también...

PUBLIC, pictured above, wrote a song that went viral on TikTok. “It’s kinda like the track is a bigger presence than the band is, which is something we’re trying to work on now.”

Viral song ‘Make You Mine’ is by PUBLIC — and they want you to know that

Charlie Bevins, Staff Writer February 23, 2020

The Tuesday-night Thalia Hall crowd came together in harmony as Tom Higgenson of Plain White T’s-fame led them through the final bar of “Hey There Delilah.” The roaring enthusiasm replaced the disappointed...

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