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Dropbox giving away 3GB for students

Dropbox, the free online file hosting service is doing a promotion for students where if you register you school “.edu” address you get an additional 3GB added to your online storage account. Full story

Trends to Try

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Pastel hair dyes more popular than ever

Walk outside in any of Chicago’s North Side neighborhoods for a day and you’re bound to see a handful of individuals sporting hair colors that range from bright pink highlights, to dark blue streaks, or maybe even a combination of both. Full story

Windy City Music

Electronica Weekly: Norman Doray and NERVO

The weather is getting cold, midterms are passing by, and music just keeps getting better! This week’s track is featuring my favorite female producers, along with another known name in electronic dance music. Full story

Local Flavor

Top fondue in Lincoln Park: Geja's Cafe

For one of the most romantic dining experiences in Chicago, Geja's Cafe in Lincoln Park consistently tops the rest. A Chicago veteran of more than 45 years, Geja's juxtaposes European, American and other cultural traditions to create a unique environment surrounding the magic of fondue. Full story

Weekend Mixtape

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Weekend Mixtape: Halloween edition

Here’s a little Halloween themed mix featuring 21 tracks you can all listen to while you wait for that wonderful night filled with candy, costumes and other spooky surprises. Full story

Around Town

Chirp Radio’s annual Record Crawl returns

Chicagoindie station, Chirp Radio will be hosting its second annual Record Crawl this coming Saturday, Oct. 20. The record crawl is an event in which record collectors and music fans gather together to shop at various record stores while receiving exclusive discounts. Full story

Entertainment and Features

Indie game “Hotline Miami” puts you in the shoes of a psychotic killer

Hotline Miami is an upcoming 80s-inspired surreal psychedelic-tinged shooter coming out for the PC on October 23. The game is will be the first release from developer “Dennaton Games” which is co-owned by pixel artist Dennis Wedin and game designer Jonatan Söderström. Full story