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How lack of sunlight can harm our bodies and minds

How lack of sunlight can harm our bodies and minds

Camille Koch, Contributing Writer February 16, 2020

From the Coronavirus to impeachment trials and now to record-breaking weather, the first months of 2020 have been gloomy in more ways than one. So far this year, Chicago has already broken the record...

On the east side of North Pond, buildings’ glow reflects on the water. It is one of many spots DePaul students can enjoy the beauty of winter in Lincoln Park.

Lincoln Park worth braving Chicago winter weather for

Shane René, Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2020

It’s cold outside — quite cold. But that doesn’t mean you should abandon the outside world. If you live in Chicago, it can be hard to find a place to roam free of  concrete, steel and the congestion...

Winter weather doesnt stop Chicago bikers

Winter weather doesn’t stop Chicago bikers

Abbas Dahodwala, Contributing Writer January 30, 2020

It is a cold winter morning as a bicyclist speeds toward Jackson and State. As the light turns red, the bicyclist hits the brakes, but the bike abruptly falls and skids down the street.  “I went...

Snow falls as traffic moves slowly along State Street ahead of the Jeff Dunham comedy show at the BMO Harris Bank Center Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in downtown Rockford, Ill.

Freezing rain, storms bring outages to northern Illinois

Associated Press January 11, 2020

FREEPORT, Ill. (AP) — Freezing rain left roads and trees glazed with ice Saturday across parts of northern Illinois as a winter storm packing a mixed bag of precipitation cut power to about 5,000 homes...

A woman walking the half mile from the Chicago Aquarium to the Adler Planetarium braces in a stiff wind and blowing snow off Lake Michigan, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, in Chicago.

Snow continues to fall in Chicago, cold air expected to break records

Associated Press November 11, 2019

A storm that's brought snow to the Midwest is about to give way to record-setting cold. National Weather Service meteorologist Kevin Birk says that the arctic air mass will make the region feel a lot...

A student walks through the Quad on one of the coldest days ever recorded in Chicago, Jan. 30, 2019. This day fell during the beginning of DePaul’s Winter Quarter last year.

Like January in November: Much of US braces for record lows

Associated Press November 9, 2019

Air from Siberia — yes, Siberia — is heading toward a huge chunk of the United States and it could set record-low temperatures from Texas to New England. National Weather Service meteorologist Kevin...

Some Chicagoans spend hours shoveling out parking spaces after snowy conditions. This spot is claimed by a Leonardo DiCaprio cardboard cutout.
(Jonathan Ballew | The DePaulia)

Photo of the week: Dibs!

Jonathan Ballew, Assistant News Editor February 19, 2018

Commentary: Around DePaul, everyone knows DIBS as that weird, creepy blue monster that roams the Student Center and makes everyone feel just a little uncomfortable. But when it snows in Chicago, residents...

An aerial view of Chicago taken on Feb. 3 after multiple snowfalls. (Kiichiro Sato | AP)

White weather, red profits: Chicago businesses face consequences from snowfall

Kevin Gross February 8, 2015

Ask any longtime Chicago resident the two things they most associate with Midwestern winters and they will likely respond with these words: “Snow and ice.” A natural consequence of winter weather...

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