Profile: Nebraska Governatorial Candidate Charles Herbster

Written May of 2021 An insight into Herbster’s background, connections, and political goals Former Trump adviser and agricultural business mogul Charles Herbster formally launched his campaign for Governor of Nebraska on Monday at a barn outside of Fremont, hoping to make Nebraska, “an even greater state than it is,” but his political and financial connectionsContinue reading “Profile: Nebraska Governatorial Candidate Charles Herbster”

Review: Gus Dapperton’s Orca is Forgettable Yet Intensely Relatable

Written October of 2020 Colorful and quirky bedroom pop artist Gus Dapperton shows a new side of him in his sophomore album, Orca. He released a more melancholy and intimate sound that may be appreciated by his biggest fans and deep thinkers, but the lack of entertainment value and consistency in identity fails to capitalizeContinue reading “Review: Gus Dapperton’s Orca is Forgettable Yet Intensely Relatable”

Unconventional Art from an Unconventional Soul

How the OWL Lab’s Jillian Musielak found her unique identity as an artist Written in October 2020 One by one, OWL Lab manager and Technology Coordinator Jillian Musielak fills in squares on a spreadsheet. After filling in each square, she diligently takes screenshots, ultimately putting them into Adobe Premiere Pro to make an animation. AlthoughContinue reading “Unconventional Art from an Unconventional Soul”

Finding a New Sound

Alternative artist looks to find his unique style Dabbling with the sea of buttons on his keyboard and tap dancing on the pedals for his electric guitar, alternative artist and Loyola University Chicago sophomore Ryan Cordero mixes and matches the tunes of his instruments to create a new sound. Cordero and his music partner CharlieContinue reading “Finding a New Sound”

Yang Leads Race to Become New York City’s First Asian Mayor

The former Presidential candidate is on pace to make history as Asian hate crimes spike across the country Former Presidential candidate and nonprofit entrepreneur Andrew Yang is once again running for political office, spearheading the race as a Democrat for Mayor of New York City and paving the way to be the city’s first AsianContinue reading “Yang Leads Race to Become New York City’s First Asian Mayor”

Creating Tasty Art

An insight into the designer behind the menu boards on campus Lu’s Deli menu board by Lynzie Horejs Ever since she was a kid, graphic designer Lynzie Horejs has always felt like an artist. Hailing from Cleveland, Ohio, Horejs’ roots in design stem from a computer coding class she took in high school, thinking itContinue reading “Creating Tasty Art”

Unexpected Venture Into Heirloom Books

How an impromptu interview led me to a hidden gem in Edgewater Early this Sunday morning, I was pleasantly surprised by a DM from my co-worker, Boe Chmil, who was asking for help on a documentary shoot at a nearby bookstore in Edgewater, Chicago. I was already planning on working on my own projects withContinue reading “Unexpected Venture Into Heirloom Books”