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WNBA Draft: Jessica January drafted by Connecticut Sun

WNBA Draft: Jessica January drafted by Connecticut Sun

Ben Gartland

April 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women's basketball guard Jessica January was drafted 28th overall by the Connecticut Sun in the 3rd round of the WNBA Draft on Thursday. "I was watching it on TV with my teammates Meri Bennett-Swanson and Megan Waldron, Eli Cain of the men's team, and coach Doug Bruno," January said. "When...

DePaul women’s basketball adds graduate transfer guard Rebekah Dahlman

DePaul women’s basketball adds graduate transfer guard Rebekah Dahlman

Ben Gartland

April 11, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul Athletics announced on Tuesday that women's basketball has added former McDonalds All-American Rebekah Dahlman to their 2017-18 roster. Dahlman, a 5-foot-9 guard, is a graduate transfer from Vanderbilt and is immediately eligible to play for the Blue Demons. She has a career average of 8.8...

Report: Erten Gazi to leave DePaul men’s basketball program

Report: Erten Gazi to leave DePaul men’s basketball program

Ben Gartland

April 10, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

Sophomore guard Erten Gazi is leaving the DePaul men's basketball team, according to multiple reports. DePaul G Erten Gazi (SO) is leaving the program. https://t.co/SW06e3PWVa — Verbal Commits (@VerbalCommits) April 10, 2017 Erten Gazi has his release and will transfer from DePaul — Brian Sno...

Students explain drug usage and the easy access to them on campus

Students explain drug usage and the easy access to them on campus

Danielle Harris

April 10, 2017


Filed under Campus News, News

Access to prescription medications like Adderall and Xanax is, for many DePaul students, just a phone call away. Read More »...

DePaul softball splits doubleheader with Seton Hall for home opener

DePaul softball splits doubleheader with Seton Hall for home opener

Garret Neal

April 1, 2017


Filed under Softball, Sports

On a brisk Saturday afternoon, DePaul Blue Demons softball (15-14, 2-2 Big East) split a double header against the Seton Hall Pirates (15-12-1, 2-3).  The sounds of various Seton Hall lead cheers were the dominant sound of the first seven-inning outing as the Pirates commanded the first game, winning...

CPS students get shot to see “Hamilton”

CPS students get shot to see “Hamilton”

Jessica Villagomez

March 21, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Theater

Elizabeth Rojas, 16, has never liked history class. It wasn’t until learning about the award-winning play, “Hamilton” at the end of her sophomore year that she began to show interest in America’s past. “History was one of the classes I despised the most because I wasn’t really good a...

DePaul’s O’Hare campus to close

DePaul’s O’Hare campus to close

The DePaulia

March 20, 2017


Filed under News

The university announced Friday that it will close the O’Hare campus at the end of the 2017-18 summer term.  This is the second suburban campus closure for the university, following the Naperville campus that will close this August. In an email to faculty and staff, the university said it decided to ...

NCAA Tournament: DePaul women’s basketball falls to Mississippi State in second round

NCAA Tournament: DePaul women’s basketball falls to Mississippi State in second round

Adam Chalifoux

March 19, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

The DePaul Blue Demons fell 92-71 in the second round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Sunday afternoon.  The Seven seed Blue Demons came into the matchup against the second seeded Mississippi State Bulldogs. The Blue Demons took a 5-0 lead against the Bulldogs on their home floor with...

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball crushes No. 10 Northern Iowa 88-67

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball crushes No. 10 Northern Iowa 88-67

Ben Gartland

March 17, 2017


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports

No. 7 DePaul women's basketball ran wild on No. 10 Northern Iowa en route to an 88-67 win in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday. Sophomore guard Tanita Allen came off the bench to lead the game with 25 points as the Blue Demons advanced to the Round of 32. The Blue Demons were off...

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball to play No. 10 Northern Iowa

NCAA Tournament: No. 7 DePaul women’s basketball to play No. 10 Northern Iowa

Ben Gartland

March 13, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

DePaul women's basketball will be a seven seed taking on No. 10 Northern Iowa in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, the team learned on Monday. Read More »...

Commentary: Another empty season for DePaul men’s basketball

Commentary: Another empty season for DePaul men’s basketball

Ben Gartland

March 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Men's Sports, Sports

NEW YORK — On Wednesday night in Madison Square Garden, DePaul men’s basketball coach Dave Leitao sat in the press conference room after DePaul was knocked out in the first round of the Big East tournament. Answering in the same calm and measured way he does for most press conferences, he responded...

Big East Tournament: DePaul men’s basketball falls to Xavier 75-64

Big East Tournament: DePaul men’s basketball falls to Xavier 75-64

Ben Gartland

March 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Big East Tournament, Men's Sports, Sports

NEW YORK — In Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night, there were teams with two different mindsets. Xavier, who had a bad losing skid to close out the conference season, were trying to keep their NCAA tournament hopes alive after they had been so strong just two months ago. A loss to the las...

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