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No. 20 DePaul women’s basketball takes out Northwestern 89-66

Ben Gartland

November 19, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

No. 20 DePaul women's basketball (3-0) passed their first big test of the season with flying colors as they took out the Northwestern Wildcats (3-1) 89-66. Senior guard Jessica January led the game with 25 points to give the Blue Demons the victory in the Chicago rivalry game, which Northwestern won...

Anti-Trump protesters take to downtown streets, say ‘not my president’

Anti-Trump protesters take to downtown streets, say ‘not my president’

Brenden Moore

November 10, 2016


Filed under News, Politics

In November 2008, thousands of millennials with hope on their minds filled Grant Park to listen to their President-elect, Barack Obama, declare that “change has come to America.” Eight years later, the scene could not be any more different as thousands of angry and disillusioned young people took...

Commentary: Chicago Cubs, the World Series, and the greatest moment

Commentary: Chicago Cubs, the World Series, and the greatest moment

Ben Gartland

November 3, 2016


Filed under Sports

There are moments that words don’t reach. Instead, it’s an ear-splitting roar, a moment of absolute adrenaline and jubilation. A frenzy of hugging, crying and yelling. That’s what baseball is: a game of moments. What makes this sport so special is that there is no time limit, so ther...

Commentary: The dream of the Chicago Cubs feels like a reality

Commentary: The dream of the Chicago Cubs feels like a reality

Geoff Stellfox

October 17, 2016


Filed under News

When I was two-years-old, I went on the field at Wrigley Field and met Andre Dawson. Fast-forward 25 years (plus some change), and he’s back at Wrigley to throw out the first pitch in Game Two of the NLCS, and I’m back in the stands. Life’s funny like that — it moves in circles, giv...

Report: Notre Dame will be first opponent in new DePaul arena

Report: Notre Dame will be first opponent in new DePaul arena

Ben Gartland

October 12, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

CBS Sports' Jon Rothstein reported that Notre Dame will be the first men's basketball opponent when the new DePaul arena opens in fall of 2017. DePaul's first game in its new downtown arena will be against Notre Dame, per sources. Here's more @FanRagSports: https://t.co/SQ8rfjjivP — Jon Rothstei...

DePaul men’s basketball picked to finish last in the Big East

DePaul men’s basketball picked to finish last in the Big East

Ben Gartland

October 11, 2016


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

DePaul men's basketball does not have high expectations from the Big East coaches for 2016-17 as the Blue Demons were picked to finish tenth in the Big East. The rankings were released at Big East media day in New York on Tuesday morning. Also revealed at Big East media day was that senior guard Bill...

DePaul, Creighton earn top Big East women’s basketball honors

DePaul, Creighton earn top Big East women’s basketball honors

Ben Gartland

October 11, 2016


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

DePaul women's basketball appeared on the top of the preseason Big East women's basketball poll for the third straight year, but this year there was a twist: Creighton was also picked to finish in first place. Both teams received the same amount of first place votes amongst the Big East coache...

DePaul men’s basketball gets commit from Jaylen Butz

DePaul men’s basketball gets commit from Jaylen Butz

Ben Gartland

October 6, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The 2016-17 men's basketball season is still about a month from opening, but the Blue Demons already are filling out the roster for 2017-18. DePaul got their latest commitment on Thursday when Jaylen Butz verbally committed to the Blue Demons. "When I went on my visit, the coaches and the players...

Mart’e Grays to miss 2016-17 DePaul women’s basketball season

Mart’e Grays to miss 2016-17 DePaul women’s basketball season

Ben Gartland

October 4, 2016


Filed under News

  DePaul Athletics announced on Tuesday that junior forward Mart'e Grays will miss the upcoming women's basketball season with a torn achilles. “Losing players to injury is one of the only bad aspects of coaching,” head coach Doug Bruno said in the press release. “All of us in the...

UCONN, Notre Dame highlight DePaul women’s basketball schedule

UCONN, Notre Dame highlight DePaul women’s basketball schedule

Ben Gartland

September 20, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women's basketball released their 2016-17 schedule on Tuesday, highlighted by a home game against Notre Dame and an away game to defending champions Connecticut. The Blue Demons will open up the season with two exhibitions. On Nov. 1, they play St. Xavier at 7 p.m. and then St. Francis ...

DePaul men’s basketball learns full 2016-17 Big East schedule

DePaul men’s basketball learns full 2016-17 Big East schedule

Ben Gartland

September 13, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The Big East conference announced its 2016-17 men's basketball schedule on Tuesday, giving DePaul full knowledge of their season's schedule. They'll start off the conference slate with a trip to reigning national champions Villanova on Dec. 28. DePaul then has their conference home opener on New Years D...

DePaul men’s soccer routs Northern Kentucky 4-1

DePaul men’s soccer routs Northern Kentucky 4-1

Ben Gartland

September 4, 2016


Filed under News

Four Blue Demons scored as DePaul (2-1-1) dominated Northern Kentucky (0-3-1) 4-1 at Wish Field on Sunday. This marked their second win in three days as they were coming off a 3-0 win against Albany on Friday. “It’s such a short preseason and we were left with this idea that we can play,”...

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