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Wintrust Arena: half empty or half full?

Wintrust Arena: half empty or half full?

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

January 8, 2018


Filed under Sports

Among the numerous story lines surrounding DePaul’s debut season at Wintrust Arena, the most critical — and perhaps the most concerning — is attendance. DePaul’s decade-long spiral out of NCAA relevance brought along dwindling attendance figures at home games, often welcoming more opposing f...

Wintrust to host some NBA All-Star events

Wintrust to host some NBA All-Star events

Paul Steeno

November 13, 2017


Filed under Sports

Wintrust Arena will host the Celebrity and Rising Stars games when Chicago hosts NBA All-Star weekend in 2020 Chicago Sports Commission Executive Director Kara Bachman announced at a press conference at the United Center on Friday afternoon. Read More »...

DePaul alumni Chicago rocks Wintrust

DePaul alumni Chicago rocks Wintrust

Sabrina Miresse

November 13, 2017


Filed under Arts/Life, Music

Only a few weeks after Bob Dylan hit the Wintrust Arena stage, the band Chicago gave the crowd a performance including all their best hits. The American rock band performed at the new Wintrust Arena Thursday Nov. 9 as apart of a DePaul University benefit concert. Read More »...

Concessions at DePaul’s New Wintrust Arena

Concessions at DePaul’s New Wintrust Arena

Andrew Hattersley

November 10, 2017


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

After 36 years at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, the Blue Demons finally opened up their new arena in the South Loop just next to McCormick Place on Cermak Avenue. The arena has already held some events including a Bob Dylan and Chicago concert, exhibition games against IU Northwest a week prior to...

Wintrust to host women’s Big East Tournament 2018-2020

Wintrust to host women’s Big East Tournament 2018-2020

Garret Neal

October 23, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Sports

Wintrust Arena added to the list of events it is hosting when it was announced last Tuesday that the women’s Big East tournament for the next three seasons would be held there. Since the conferences realignment, the event has been hosted at Allstate Arena in 2014 and 2015, McGrath-Phillips Arena in 2016...

Bob Dylan set to play first concert at Wintrust Arena

Bob Dylan set to play first concert at Wintrust Arena

Paul Steeno

September 12, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports

Basketball isn’t the only entertainment going down this fall at DePaul hoop’s new home arena. Legendary musician Bob Dylan announced his 2017 fall U.S. tour schedule on his website this morning, and an Oct. 27 appearance at Wintrust Arena by McCormick Place is one of his many stops. The Chicag...

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