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Thriving Chicago surf culture skirts the law

Thriving Chicago surf culture skirts the law

Erin Yarnall

October 4, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

When people think of iconic surfing spots, Malibu, Hawaii and Costa Rica come to mind. Read More »...

The Ray Meyer Fitness Center offers DePaul students fitness options all year round

Maria Garcia

July 1, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

While students pack up for the summer and head back home or go on vacation, DePaul students like Breanna Otto, sophomore, will be making an effort to commute to DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus and make the most use of The Ray Meyer Fitness Center, DePaul’s recreation center, for the summer. Read More »...

Lenti Ponsetto proud of DePaul student-athletes’ continued academic success

Lenti Ponsetto proud of DePaul student-athletes’ continued academic success

Ben Gartland

May 31, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

DePaul scored highly once again in the reveal of the 2013-2014 Academic Progress Rates (APR) with five sports reaching perfect scores and 12 out of the 15 reached past the NCAA average of 978. Read More »...

Croatian soccer legacy in Chicago lives on in RWB Adria

Croatian soccer legacy in Chicago lives on in RWB Adria

Ben Gartland

May 31, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

On a spring day in 1959, a group of people began discussions on a soccer team in Chicago with a Croatian identity. Croatia was not even an independent nation at this point, conglomerated with other countries in Yugoslavia. Still, the language and culture existed at home and abroad, and Chicago Croatians took an interest in the formation of the ...

No summer ‘break’ for DePaul runners

No summer ‘break’ for DePaul runners

Maia Moore

May 31, 2015


Filed under Features, Men's Sports, Sports, Track & Field, Track & Field, Women's Sports

Picture this: Summer has arrived, school is out and while you’re running along the Lake Michigan trail one for your fellow running mates is a member of DePaul’s Track & Field and Cross Country Team. Just like other students, they’re trying to relax and stay active. Read More »...

Ashley Holden reflects on end of track career at DePaul

Ashley Holden reflects on end of track career at DePaul

Ashley Holden

May 24, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports, Track & Field, Women's Sports

“Holden up,” said the official standing next to the long jump pit at Villanova University. I stepped on the runway, digging the spikes on my jumping shoes into the ridges of the track as I found my beginning mark. This was it, my third and last jump in the finals of the Big East Championship meet. However, t...

Advising Director Kate O’Brien helps DePaul athletes in and out of class

Advising Director Kate O’Brien helps DePaul athletes in and out of class

Lindsay Goldstein

May 24, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

From the moment a prospective student athlete walks into the Sullivan Athletic Center as a high school student, eager-eyed and ready to find out what college has in store for him or her, to the moment of college graduation and moving onto the real world, DePaul aims to provide a number of academic resources for the student-athletes. ...

Fixed-gear bikes see rise in “fixie kids” in Chicago

Fixed-gear bikes see rise in “fixie kids” in Chicago

Ryan Marcotte

May 24, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

A few years ago, before cycling was as common in Chicago, Manuel Tenorio was closing his bike shop, Johnny Sprockets. Read More »...

DePaul basketball coaches introduced to fans at forum

DePaul basketball coaches introduced to fans at forum

Matthew Paras

May 17, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Features, Men's Sports, Sports

When DePaul assistant Rick Carter visited the campus of the University of Missouri for a potential assistant head-coaching role in 2011, he wanted to impress Dave Leitao. Leitao, an assistant at the time, was the only member of the Tigers’ coaching staff that Carter hadn’t been able to impress during the first day of his visit. Read ...

DePaul alumnus-founded Sports Economy School seeks alternative form for college prepatory learning

DePaul alumnus-founded Sports Economy School seeks alternative form for college prepatory learning

JohnFranco Joyce

May 17, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

Adewale Emmanuel, a 2009 graduate of DePaul University, set out to implement a new way of teaching directed towards not only inner city children but kids of all socioeconomic backgrounds by using sports as the main mechanism of learning.  Read More »...

DePaul Cycling Club takes road to success

DePaul Cycling Club takes road to success

Hannah Ward

May 17, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

After a weekend of the most competitive road racing at the collegiate cycling level, DePaul senior Ian Kresnak didn’t rest for long. He competed in the USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships last weekend in Asheville, North Carolina, and three days later woke up for a 6 a.m., 50-mile ride with his teammate, Adam Saban. Read More »...

Trivia Crack latest in innovative intramural sports at DePaul

Trivia Crack latest in innovative intramural sports at DePaul

Emily Clement

May 10, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

Chances are, you’ve played it or at least heard of it.  Trivia Crack has been downloaded over 125 million times on mobile devices, making it the most popular mobile game worldwide, according to VentureBeat.  And now it has become a DePaul intramural tournament. Read More »...

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