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DePaul women’s rugby club levels the playing field

DePaul women’s rugby club levels the playing field

Ben Gartland

October 12, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports, Women's Sports

One of the fastest growing sports in the United States is already here at DePaul in the form of the women’s  rugby club team. Read More »...

Dance dance revolution: Ignite Dance Company sparks competitive dance on campus

Dance dance revolution: Ignite Dance Company sparks competitive dance on campus

Courtney Jacquin

October 5, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Ask anyone who was a serious dancer in high school, and they’ll tell you they spent more time with their “dance friends” than their “school friends.” Competitive dance teams often foster a kind of bond sports teams rarely can. Perhaps it’s that dance, for many as teens, is an outside of sch...

A seamless transition: DePaul Wish Field’s turf got a makeover during summer break

A seamless transition: DePaul Wish Field’s turf got a makeover during summer break

Ben Gartland

September 22, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

There's a reason the DePaul soccer and softball teams are just  a little more excited to train and play at Wish Field this year. Gone are the hazardous seams, hard turf and infield clay, which have been replaced with a brand new turf field. Over the summer, Wish Field went through an overhaul ...

Inching closer: Club football at DePaul ready for debut

Inching closer: Club football at DePaul ready for debut

Colin Sallee

September 22, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

There’s no denying the role football plays in the typical college experience. The tailgates, the allegiance, the pride and the bad decisions — it’s all something to look forward to for most college students. The Blue Demons haven’t had the luxury of a football team — not in nearly 76 year...

DePaul alumnus Quentin Richardson rewarded, inducted to Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame

DePaul alumnus Quentin Richardson rewarded, inducted to Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame

Erin Yarnall

September 21, 2014


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

DePaul had reason to celebrate along with the 18 other members inducted into the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame, as alumni Quentin Richardson was inducted as a member of the class of 2014. The class of 2014 was inducted into the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame on September 17, celebrated with a dinner and cerem...

Former Blue Demon Allie Quigley hits her stride in WNBA

Former Blue Demon Allie Quigley hits her stride in WNBA

Matthew Paras

September 15, 2014


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

After a season with the Chicago Sky in 2013, Sky head coach Pokey Chatman hoped the Sky could retain former Blue Demon Allie Quigley. Chatman was worried another team would lure her in free agency. “You’ve got to understand when I was in Europe, I was watching her every year,” Chatman said....

Nike Training Center comes to The Ray

Nike Training Center comes to The Ray

Serena Phillips

July 8, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Setting goals and keeping them has always been one of the major struggles for those trying to lead a healthy and fit lifestyle, but the Nike Training Club at DePaul uses face-to-face motivation, as well as technological integration via the NTC app, to track workouts, create new goals, and celebrate fitness...

How to keep running during the hot summer months

How to keep running during the hot summer months

Mariah Woelfel

July 8, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

[dropcap]B[/dropcap]etween July and August this summer, AccuWeather estimates five days that will be in the seventies, while the rest will consistently reach the mid-eights and beyond. With high temperatures, a beating sun, and humidity, it’s time to start thinking about the ways to maintain that awe...

DePaul athletics fields concerns of season ticket holders during meetings

Matthew Paras

July 7, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

The DePaul athletic department hosted a series of meetings with season ticket holders to discuss the past and future for the men’s basketball program over the course of four different dates. Read More »...

Saying goodbye: Senior athletes aim high

Saying goodbye: Senior athletes aim high

Ben Gartland and Matthew Paras

June 2, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

With the year coming to a close, many seniors in DePaul athletics are saying goodbye and moving on to a career. As the NCAA tournament concluded with a loss to Texas A&M in the Sweet Sixteen, DePaul forward Jasmine Penny knew the game was her last game of organized basketball she would ever pla...

NCAA a learning experience for Vladutu

NCAA a learning experience for Vladutu

Matthew Paras

June 2, 2014


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

One of the biggest honors for a collegiate tennis player is to make the NCAA's singles tournament. Up until 2014,  no woman had that honor in DePaul tennis history. DePaul sophomore Ana Vladutu was the first. Read More »...

Cirque DePaul: Airfit workout comes to Chicago

Cirque DePaul: Airfit workout comes to Chicago

Clare Edlund

May 27, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

There’s a new, casual approach to working out — or hanging out. This suspension- training program, which started in 2010 (during an economical crisis), is slowly making its name in Chicago. Founder Shama Patel, striving to revolutionize fitness, left her professional attorney job to introduce a new work...

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