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The track athlete who beat cancer and dreams of an animation career

The track athlete who beat cancer and dreams of an animation career

Ben Savage

April 24, 2016


Filed under Men's Sports, Sports, Track & Field

Googling “Chaz Bottoms” probably isn’t a common experience for students at DePaul. Read More »...

No summer ‘break’ for DePaul runners

No summer ‘break’ for DePaul runners

Maia Moore

May 31, 2015


Filed under Features, Men's Sports, Sports, Track & Field, Track & Field, Women's Sports

Picture this: Summer has arrived, school is out and while you’re running along the Lake Michigan trail one for your fellow running mates is a member of DePaul’s Track & Field and Cross Country Team. Just like other students, they’re trying to relax and stay active. Read More »...

Ashley Holden reflects on end of track career at DePaul

Ashley Holden reflects on end of track career at DePaul

Ashley Holden

May 24, 2015


Filed under Features, Sports, Track & Field, Women's Sports

“Holden up,” said the official standing next to the long jump pit at Villanova University. I stepped on the runway, digging the spikes on my jumping shoes into the ridges of the track as I found my beginning mark. This was it, my third and last jump in the finals of the Big East Championship meet. However, t...

In final season, DePaul senior shot-putter Matt Babicz still has goals to fulfill

In final season, DePaul senior shot-putter Matt Babicz still has goals to fulfill

Matthew Paras

January 25, 2015


Filed under Features, Men's Sports, Sports, Track & Field

There’s an explosive burst that’s required when throwing a 16-pound shot put, one that senior Matt Babicz knows all too well. For the last four years,  the DePaul track and field star overcame injuries and the wear and tear that arises with the sport. Read More »...

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