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DePaul men’s basketball knocks off Georgetown 67-65

DePaul men’s basketball knocks off Georgetown 67-65

Ben Gartland

February 22, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A wild ending helped DePaul men's basketball snap a ten-game losing streak as they defeated Georgetown 67-65 on Wednesday night. It was the Blue Demons' (9-19, 2-13 Big East) first road win of the year and effectively ended Georgetown's (14-14, 5-10) chance at an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament. In...

DePaul University announces A. Gabriel Esteban as new, first lay president

DePaul University announces A. Gabriel Esteban as new, first lay president

Rachel Hinton

February 16, 2017


Filed under News

The board of trustees voted unanimously for Esteban to be the new president. There was a feeling that he, though not firmly connected to the Vincentian mission, will be able to advance DePaul’s mission and values while he is president. Esteban, who is currently the president of Seton Hall, will be...

No. 17 DePaul women’s basketball holds on against St. John’s 54-51

No. 17 DePaul women’s basketball holds on against St. John’s 54-51

Adeyemi Sosina

February 4, 2017


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

A sea of pink filled McGrath-Phillips arena for Friday's DePaul and St. John's matchup — in honor of former NC State Coach Kay Yow, who battled with breast cancer. The foundation has raised awareness for breast cancer research since 2004. Through generous donations the foundation has raised funds, which ...

DePaul men’s basketball explodes for 109-61 win over Chicago State

DePaul men’s basketball explodes for 109-61 win over Chicago State

Ben Gartland

December 17, 2016


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

On Wednesday night, DePaul men’s basketball suffered an upset defeat at the hands of Illinois-Chicago, a game in which players and coaches lamented a lack of energy. They found it again with a 24-4 run to open up their game on Saturday. DePaul (6-4) crushed Chicago State (3-8) with a 109-61 victory. "It's...

DePaul men’s basketball can’t stop UIC rally in 80-75 loss

DePaul men’s basketball can’t stop UIC rally in 80-75 loss

Ben Gartland

December 14, 2016


Filed under Crime Watch, Sports

DePaul men's basketball has gained a reputation this season as a team that plays better in the second half. They've made several comebacks, both successful and unsuccessful, that lead to overall better results after halftime. On Wednesday night they were on the other end of the spectrum as the Blue...

Northwestern trounces DePaul men’s basketball 80-64

Northwestern trounces DePaul men’s basketball 80-64

Ben Gartland

December 3, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Fresh off two comeback wins in a row, DePaul men's basketball travelled to Northwestern for their first road game of 2016. They couldn't come back from this one. The Blue Demons (4-2) were trounced by the Wildcats (6-2) 80-64. The Blue Demons cut into the lead in the second half, but were ...

DePaul men’s basketball survives Drake with a 77-75 win

DePaul men’s basketball survives Drake with a 77-75 win

Ben Gartland

November 30, 2016


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

In 2007, the rapper Drake released a mixtape titled "Comeback Season" In 2016, DePaul men's basketball dropped the remix. The Blue Demons (4-1) rallied back from a 15-point second half deficit to defeat Drake (1-6), the university, 77-75 on Wednesday night. It was their second big comeback win...

DePaul women’s basketball picks up wins over Western Kentucky, Syracuse

DePaul women’s basketball picks up wins over Western Kentucky, Syracuse

Ben Gartland

November 28, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The 2016 Gulf Coast Showcase put then No. 18 DePaul women's basketball up against two top-15 teams, as well as a Western Kentucky team picked to win their conference. Over the three-day, post-Thanksigiving tournament, the Blue Demons picked up two wins and a third-place standing in the Gulf Coast Showcase. On...

DePaul men’s basketball beats Missouri State 68-66 on buzzer-beater

DePaul men’s basketball beats Missouri State 68-66 on buzzer-beater

J Samantha Rivera

November 23, 2016


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Senior Billy Garrett Jr. saved the night after his buzzer-beating shot helped DePaul beat Missouri State, 68-66, and propel them to a 3-1 record in the overall season. What ended as a sweet victory for the Blue Demons, didn’t always appear to look that way from the beginning of the game. DePaul...

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...

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