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Timeout with Lauren Blasi

Cheryl Waity

September 12, 2011


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The DePaulia sat down with junior right side hitter, Lauren Blasi from Fort Wayne, Ind. to talk about volleyball and her life in the city at DePaul.What sport would like to play if you couldn't play volleyball?Tennis. It looks like fun and it's kind of related to volleyball.What's your Pre-game ritual?...

Finishing at the 50: Ten mile race ends at the home of the Bears

Courtney Pohlman

May 31, 2011


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Imagine sprinting to the finish line of a race. You are dripping in sweat and out of breath, but the accomplishment feels great. What could be better than that feeling of success? How about having the finish line at the 50-yard line of Soldier Field? Those participating in the Soldier Field 10 mile ru...

Weekend recap: track and field sends three to NCAA tournament

Julian Zeng

May 31, 2011


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Five DePaul record-holders from both the men's and women's track and field teams competed this weekend at the NCAA West Preliminary in Eugene, Ore. Alanna Kovacs, Tim Nedow and Mary Cate Quiett were all able to advance to the 2011 NCAA Championships, taking place on June 10-13 at Des Moines, Iowa.Kovacs competed ...

(Hula)hoop dreams

Allison Barinholtz

May 31, 2011


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Hulahooping is no longer just for children on a playground or circus performers. The hobby can be seen in a variety of events, including music festivals, dance recitals and fitness centers.The physical hoops range from plastic (commonly seen in children toys), aluminum (circus tools), PVC pipes (homemade...

Softball season winds down

Matt Schwerha

May 31, 2011


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One day they were facing an NCAA tournament run. The next day, the college careers of the seniors on the DePaul softball team had come to an end along with the softball season.Fortunately, for these players' last season, it was an overwhelming success.Head Coach Eugene Lenti said, "The fact that we had...

Sports not breaking DePaul’s bank

Shaymus McLaughlin and Meghan Bower

May 31, 2011


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The Big East is arguably the most competitive conference in college basketball. Traditional powerhouses like Louisville and Connecticut fill the stands nightly with a raucous crowd, raking in dollar upon dollar in revenue that can be spread around to other sports. The Blue Demons' half-empty Allstate Ar...

Timeout with Sean Plese

Angeliki Verros

May 31, 2011


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Sean Plese is a senior elementary education student from Plainfield, Ill. She plays outfield for DePaul Softball. Plese, who played at Joliet West High School, started in 30 games her junior year and finished her senior year with a .357 batting average.Q: How long have you been playing softball?A: I sta...

Softball continues winning with doubleheader sweep against UConn

David Berry

April 30, 2011


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The 40 days and nights from Ash Wednesday to Easter might be over, but the DePaul softball team has seemingly given up losing for Lenti.That much is evident after the Blue Demons won their 12th and 13th consecutive games on Saturday, sweeping a doubleheader against Big East foe UConn&...

Soccer gets new assistant coach

Meghan Bower

April 11, 2011


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Newly appointed assistant coach Craig Reynolds joins men's soccer Head Coach Craig Blazer and Assistant Coach Hobie Hare after serving as a volunteer coach last season. Reynolds comes to DePaul from the Chicago Fire Juniors' coaching staff. Previous to that, Reynolds served as an assistant coach for th...

Timeout with Alex Morocco

Dana Morones

April 11, 2011


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Alex Morocco, center field, is a senior from River Forest and is enrolled in the College of LA&S. Her junior year she led her team with 54 hits and had 17 multiple hit games. She is a three-time selection for the Big East All-Academic Team. She started 61 games as a freshman and appeared in center fi...

Funding, youth challenge lacrosse

Nika Blake

April 11, 2011


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It is the love of the game that drives the DePaul men's lacrosse team. Despite hardships that were thrown at the team this year, from financial strains to loss of players, they are determined to make it into the playoffs.DePaul (0-4) has four games remaining on the season, including conference games aga...

Editorial: NCAA Championship troubles

Shaymus McLaughlin

April 11, 2011


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Well, after a month of elimination basketball, we've got our NCAA champion: The University of Connecticut Huskies, who averaged 72.4 points per game this year and were led by the electric Kemba Walker. Their head coach, Jim Calhoun, won his third national championship, the fifth coach to achieve that mi...

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