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Commentary: Arena is helping DePaul with recruiting

Commentary: Arena is helping DePaul with recruiting

Adam Chalifoux

October 16, 2016


Filed under Sports

I’d like to start by addressing some false rumors that I have heard around campus. Word on the street is the student section at the new arena, the Demon Deck, are bad seats. This is a vicious lie. I was inside the stadium earlier this month and I can assure you, these seats are the best in the house. ...

Final beam put in place at new DePaul arena

Final beam put in place at new DePaul arena

Jack Higgins

October 9, 2016


Filed under Sports

The final beam placing ceremony was held at the new DePaul basketball arena at McCormick Square Wednesday. Attendees of event, including six DePaul basketball players, were allowed to sign the beam before it was lifted into place at the top of the arena. Read More »...

DePaul arena naming rights take center stage

DePaul arena naming rights take center stage

Ben Gartland

September 18, 2016


Filed under Sports

With the DePaul arena expected to open next fall, the building is starting to take shape. The concrete is poured and the trusses have started to be erected across the roof. Read More »...

Who DePaul’s first opponent at its new arena should be

Who DePaul’s first opponent at its new arena should be

Ben Gartland, Matthew Paras, and Ben Savage

May 30, 2016


Filed under Commentary, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaulia's basketball experts weigh in on who should be the first opponent when the new arena opens. Read More »...

Student section will be elevated to “Demon Deck” at the new arena

Student section will be elevated to “Demon Deck” at the new arena

Matthew Paras, Alicya Dennison, Bea Aldrich, Gurnik Singh, Maxwell Newsom, Adam Garlewicz, and Samanatha Rivera

May 15, 2016


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

Following a mid-February win over Providence, members of DePaul’s men’s basketball team stormed the student section at Allstate Arena. Celebrating their biggest win of the season — upsetting the then No. 11 ranked team in the country — the Blue Demons joined students partly because there weren...

DePaul arena still searching for a name

DePaul arena still searching for a name

Brenden Welper, Deni Kemper, Agathe Muller, Vanessa Navarrete, and Khari Thornton

May 15, 2016


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

As the future home of the DePaul Blue Demons begins to take shape, a new chapter in this program’s storied history is about to written. But that chapter — or in this case, arena — doesn’t have a title. Read More »...

Analysis: Tax funds used for Marriott hotel near DePaul arena controversial

Analysis: Tax funds used for Marriott hotel near DePaul arena controversial

Sanjana Karanth, Piper Schad, Michael Schmidt, Ivana Rihter, and Evelyn Baker

May 8, 2016


Filed under News

  Six days after the partnership between DePaul, the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (McPier), and the city was announced in 2013, Chicago’s Board of Education announced that 50 public schools would close. To critics, the project was the perfect example of the misuse of publi...

$82.5 million for new DePaul arena due next month

$82.5 million for new DePaul arena due next month

Matthew Paras, Amanda Crane, Brendan Pedersen, Anita Lukacs, Jen Nazha, Frank Muisenga, and Jessica Duarte

May 7, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

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Attendance challenges remain as DePaul gears for move to new arena

Attendance challenges remain as DePaul gears for move to new arena

Matthew Paras

March 6, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

It’s senior day. On a Saturday morning, five DePaul seniors are introduced before tip-off in the last regular season game of the season. From those who were there, the seniors receive a round of applause while they are honored at center court. Read More »...

New arena showcased in DePaul Center

New arena showcased in DePaul Center

Matthew Paras

December 3, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul unveiled a showcase room Thursday for its upcoming arena in the South Loop. The room was created to help sell suites, corporate sponsorships and maybe even future recruits. Read More »...

City of Chicago breaks ground on DePaul arena

City of Chicago breaks ground on DePaul arena

Ben Gartland

November 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

Though the construction work has already started, a groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday morning at the McCormick Place Events Center, otherwise known as the DePaul arena. Read More »...

DePaul basketball arena to break ground Monday

DePaul basketball arena to break ground Monday

Ben Gartland

November 15, 2015


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

More than two years after the project was officially announced, ground will finally be broken on the McCormick Place Events Center, otherwise known as the DePaul Arena, Monday. Read More »...

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