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Zero to 12: Rapper Drake wears Brittany Hrynko of DePaul women’s basketball gear

Zero to 12: Rapper Drake wears Brittany Hrynko of DePaul women’s basketball gear

Ben Gartland

January 18, 2015


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

On Jan. 8, Grammy award-winning artist Drake put a photo on Instagram of him shooting hoops in his room. It seemed like a normal photo, except for the fact that he was wearing a sweatshirt featuring the last name of DePaul senior point-guard Brittany Hrynko. Read More »...

DePaul Club Football looks for next step

DePaul Club Football looks for next step

Ben Gartland

January 18, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

DePaul Club Football will move into their second season of play in 2015 in a period of transition. The club announced they would move in a new direction, letting go of head coach Carlos Jones after he spent two years working with the club. Read More »...

DePaul men’s basketball ‘Bench Mob’ brings energy

DePaul men’s basketball ‘Bench Mob’ brings energy

Colin Sallee

January 11, 2015


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

As sophomore guard Billy Garrett Jr. blew past his defender toward the rim, he absorbed some contact while completing the play for an AND-1 opportunity. Instantly, four of his teammates at the end of the bench sprung into action. To celebrate the play, the four formed into a baseball diamond. Read More »...

New DePaul arena’s budget increases by $12.5 million

New DePaul arena’s budget increases by $12.5 million

Matthew Paras

January 11, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports

In October, DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto praised the open communication between the Metropolitan Pier  and Exposition Authority and DePaul, saying how DePaul has been kept up to date in the process.  Read More »...

Redemption: Jamee Crockett of DePaul men’s basketball is finally healthy again

Redemption: Jamee Crockett of DePaul men’s basketball is finally healthy again

Matthew Paras

January 11, 2015


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

Jamee Crockett is finally healthy again — and now a threat for the Blue Demons Read More »...

DePaul’s dodgeball club grabs college life by the ball

DePaul’s dodgeball club grabs college life by the ball

Deanna Shilkus

November 16, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

It is quickly apparent to potential members of DePaul’s dodgeball club that even the team’s most seasoned players will welcome rookies to the game with open arms. Read More »...

DePaul’s hockey club rebuilding after losing nine seniors

DePaul’s hockey club rebuilding after losing nine seniors

Ellie Braida

October 26, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

“We’re in rebuilding mode right now.” Sports fans are used to hearing this phrase. It’s heard endlessly every year from eternally mediocre teams such as the Cubs, the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Jacksonville Jaguars. But when DePaul’s hockey club team says this, they have solid reasoning ...

From a family of athletes, Derrick Wood is ready for DePaul men’s basketball

From a family of athletes, Derrick Wood is ready for DePaul men’s basketball

Matthew Paras

October 26, 2014


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

By the time Darrick Wood committed to DePaul in April, Wood didn’t need any more selling from the program. From the instant he visited the Chicago campus, his roots with assistant head coach Renard Phillips and the connection with his soon-to-be teammates already made DePaul feel like home. Read Mo...

Freshman Alexa Ben assists in historic season for DePaul women’s soccer

Freshman Alexa Ben assists in historic season for DePaul women’s soccer

Ben Gartland

October 26, 2014


Filed under Features, Soccer, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women’s soccer head coach Erin Chastain said that they were “looking for someone who could make an immediate impact offensively.” Read More »...

DePaul basketball’s Blue Madness featuring rapper Twista plays out more like ‘Blue Sadness’

DePaul basketball’s Blue Madness featuring rapper Twista plays out more like ‘Blue Sadness’

Matthew Paras

October 19, 2014


Filed under Campus News, Features, News, Sports

[slideshow_deploy id='4824'] Blue Madness, the Athletic Department’s annual basketball season kick-off played out more like Blue Sadness Friday night. Read More »...

Turf wars: DePaul students left out of bounds with access to Wish Field

Turf wars: DePaul students left out of bounds with access to Wish Field

Parker Asmann

October 12, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Luscious green fields that stretch as far as the eyes can see, where students can laugh and throw a Frisbee or just relax and catch up with friends — everyone has imagined this picturesque image at one time or another. Most college students have even been involved in these activities. Yet DePaul st...

CHAARging on: A new women’s health group at DePaul rebrands women’s health and fitness

CHAARging on: A new women’s health group at DePaul rebrands women’s health and fitness

Octavia Johnson

October 12, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Society expects women to look and act a certain way. But a group of DePaul women are branching out to change that. Carina Coss, a sophomore, adopted a popular health and fitness club that is catching on across the nation. Read More »...

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