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Students take to making memes to air grievances about university

Students take to making memes to air grievances about university

Rachel Fernandez, Managing Editor

January 16, 2018


Filed under News

Students are making memes and posting them to Facebook groups specific to DePaul memes. Although the meme pages started as a tongue-in-cheek way to make jokes about DePaul life and culture, they have become a forum for students to comment on and express frustrations with different aspects of the unive...

Who’s the point? Breaking down the Blue Demons point guard situation

Who’s the point? Breaking down the Blue Demons point guard situation

Paul Steeno and Sports Reporter

January 16, 2018


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

In the DePaul Blue Demon's 91-74 win against the St. John's Red Storm on Jan. 6, Blue Demon junior point guard Eli Cain scored 11 points to reach 1,000 points in his career. When Cain arrived in Lincoln Park prior to this season, he probably didn't envision scoring his 1,000th career point while p...

Women’s basketball conclude weekend home-stand with win against Butler

Women’s basketball conclude weekend home-stand with win against Butler

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

January 15, 2018


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

DePaul had no qualms dispatching a good Butler team 87-65 in their final regular-season game at Wintrust Arena, although it wasn’t a laugher the whole way. The first quarter was absolutely brutal in terms of scoring.  Butler (11-8; 3-4 Big East) had eight turnovers and hit just 3-of-11 shots le...

PREVIEW: Blue Demons look to ace road test against Marquette on MLK Day

PREVIEW: Blue Demons look to ace road test against Marquette on MLK Day

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 14, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

If there was an advanced statistic that quantified heartbreak in losses, DePaul might lead the country in that category this season. First, there was the 89-79 overtime loss against Oregon way back in the PK80 Invitational tournament. Then, there was the 62-60 loss against Northwestern on Dec. 16...

Former Blue Demon Myke Henry earns NBA two-way contract

Former Blue Demon Myke Henry earns NBA two-way contract

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 13, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Former DePaul Blue Demon basketball player Myke Henry is one step closer to making it to the NBA after signing a two-way contract with the Memphis Grizzlies. A two-way contract means Henry spends up to 45 days in the NBA with the Memphis Grizzlies, and the rest of the time he will spend with the Grizzlies G League affiliate, the Memphis Hustle. In 27 games with the Oklahom...

Blue Demons battle Friars in FS1 all-access game

Blue Demons battle Friars in FS1 all-access game

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Somebody is excited about the DePaul Blue Demons (8-8; 1-3 Big East) all-access matchup against the Providence Friars (11-6; 2-2 Big East) at 7:30 p.m. on Friday at Wintrust Arena. DePaul and Providence meet for the 39th time, with the Friars holding a decisive 28-10 advantage in the all-time series....

Grays big week earns her spot on Big East Honor Roll

Grays big week earns her spot on Big East Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 9, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Blue Demons junior forward Mart'e Grays earned a Big East Conference Weekly Honor Roll designation after averaging 17 points on 50 percent from the field in two games last week. In a commanding 71-48 Blue Demon win against Providence on Sunday, Grays poured in 15 points on 7-for-14 from the field...

Maric named to Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Maric named to Big East Weekly Honor Roll

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 8, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

A force in the middle all season, DePaul Blue Demon graduate senior center Marin Maric has garnered some recognition for his solid play this past week. The Big East Conference named him to the Weekly Honor Roll list after Maric averaged 21.5 points on 70.6 percent from the field, eight rebounds, and thre...

Student debt at DePaul surpasses Illinois average

Student debt at DePaul surpasses Illinois average

Benjamin Conboy, News Editor

January 8, 2018


Filed under News

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Loyola University's rate of student indebtedness as 23 percent. In actuality, Loyola's rate of indebtedness is higher than DePaul's. The writer acknowledges and regrets this error. An annual metrics report has revealed that more DePaul st...

Triple-double powers Kelly Campbell to Big East Player of the Week

Triple-double powers Kelly Campbell to Big East Player of the Week

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

January 1, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul Blue Demon sophomore guard Kelly Campbell rang in the New Year with a Big East Player of the Week award. In two DePaul wins last week, Campbell averaged a triple-double with 10.5 points, 12 rebounds and ten assists. On Thursday against Seton Hall, Campbell poured in 11 points, grabbed 12...

Schedule remains tough as Blue Demons travel to Xavier Saturday

Schedule remains tough as Blue Demons travel to Xavier Saturday

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 29, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons celebrate the end of 2017 with another showdown against a top 10 opponent. After a 103-85 loss against No. 1 ranked Villanova on Wednesday evening, the Blue Demons (7-6, 0-1 Big East) will travel to Cincinnati to square off against the No. 6/5 ranked Xavier Musketeers (12-1,...

Stonewall’s big week earns her Big East Honor Roll designation

Stonewall’s big week earns her Big East Honor Roll designation

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

December 19, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The Big East Conference announced today that DePaul women's basketball player Chante Stonewall earned her way onto the Big East Honor Roll this week. The 6-foot-1-inch forward tallied 35 points, 12 rebounds, seven assists, four steals, and a block in two games this week. She joins Creighton's Jaylyn...

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