Author: Tikal Rivera

It's getting closer to Christmas! And nothing says Christmas like Christmas cookies! Today we're showing you how to make some simple and tasty sugar cookies to warm up your home!Here's what you'll need:- 3/4 cup of sugar- 2/3 cup vegetable oil- 2 tsps baking powder- 2 tsps vanilla extract- 1/2 tsp salt- 2 eggs- 2 cups all-purpose flour- Additional sugar, any other decorations!Here's what you'll...

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Hi everyone! Last week we released the second video in our Maker Interview Series. We had the wonderful opportunity to speak with Brandy Perry of HippieNerdCreations and her experiences with creating from her childhood to now. You can watch the interview here! And find Brandy's work below: Etsy : https://www.etsy.com/shop/HippieNerdCreation Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/hippienerdcreations Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/hippienerdcreations/ Twitter : https://twitter.com/creations_nerd ...

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Hi everyone! The cold has finally reached Chicago! Chicago winters are notoriously cold- so here's a list of some great warm recipes to keep you warm and safe this season! WARM DRINKS Let's start with a classic! How about some Pumpkin Spice Latte for those cozy mornings or late study nights?In a hurry? Why not try 5 minute Cafe au Lait? What about a Depaul Loop...

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Feliz Dia De Los Muertos, or Happy Day of the Dead everyone! Dia De Los Muertos This day honors those who have passed on and celebrates their memory so that they will never truly die. Though Dia de Los Muertos is celebrated largely by indigenous people in countries such as Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Guatemala; the holiday is also honored by people all around the...

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Tomorrow marks the start of Inktober - a month long drawing challenge where participants draw something new each day! This year we're posting some alternative prompt lists for participants! While Inktober initially began as a fun challenge for artists, the original creator Jake Parker has plagiarized content from artists Alphonso Dunn for his book on Inktober. You can learn more about Dunn's situation here.Alphonso Dunn...

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Happy Latinx Heritage Month everyone! Every month from September 15th to October 15th, Latinx Heritage Month rolls around - celebrating the culture and heritage of Hispanic and Latinx individuals around the world!September 15th is a significant day for the community because it marks the anniversary of independence for Latin American countries such as El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica and Nicaragua! Other Hispanic countries...

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A somewhat forgotten pastime that many people share, the arts of knitting and crocheting are making a comeback as of late. It is calming and relaxing, so that is why we have decided to bring it to you! Below you will find links to several how-tos on how to crochet and knit, different patterns, plus Pinterest is one of your best friends in looking for...

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Protest Chicago - https://www.protestchicago.com/ Protest Chicago is a resource that DePaul students can visit if they are looking for non-violent protest events in and around Chicago. This site can provide useful information such as meeting locations, safety tips, and transportation updates. You may also subscribe to rss feed updates to stay informed on protests in your area as they are happening.  Red Cross Chicago - https://www.redcross.org/give-blood.html With Students...

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Hello everyone! This summer our social media and marketing team has been interviewing a fantastic group of makers across the board of creative mediums. We are so excited to introduce them to you and for you to watch our interviews with them in the coming weeks!We encourage you to take a look at these makers' stores below! Stay tuned!______________________________________INTERVIEWEES Anaya of EllieMayClayA Black owned business founded...

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