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Women’s basketball suffers first-round upset in the NCAA Tournament to Missouri State

Women’s basketball suffers first-round upset in the NCAA Tournament to Missouri State

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 23, 2019


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

AMES, Iowa -- In a season that was defined by runs, No. 24/21 DePaul (26-8, 14-4 Big East) couldn’t muster up another run to save its season against Missouri State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament as the Blue Demons fell to the Lady Bears 89-78. DePaul entered the game playing its best bas...

Blue Demons advance to second round of CBI with win against Chippewas

Blue Demons advance to second round of CBI with win against Chippewas

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 20, 2019


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

DePaul could have made several excuses that could have curtailed their 100-86 victory against the Central Michigan Chippewas in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational tournament on Wednesday night. McGrath-Phillips Arena not Wintrust Arena. Early deficit. CBI. Who cares, right? "You...

Survival Guide: Procrastination Edition

Survival Guide: Procrastination Edition

Cailey Gleeson and Marty O'Connell, Contributor Writers

March 11, 2019


Filed under Focus, Showcase

It’s that time of the quarter again—finals week at DePaul is just around the corner. As students prepare to take their exams, write their last papers and give their final presentations, procrastination might rear its ugly head and make these tasks seem impossible to complete. It is possible, tho...

Trudeau in trouble?

Trudeau  in trouble?

Brian Pearlman, Nation & World Editor

March 11, 2019


Filed under Nation & World, Showcase

Is Justin Trudeau’s job in jeopardy? The Canadian prime minister’s Liberal government has been at the center of a scandal related to corruption charges against Quebec-based mining and construction giant SNC-Lavalin, and recent polling has shown the Liberals lagging behind the opposition Conserva...

Brie Larson leads the entertaining, if familiar, ’90s-set superhero flick

Brie Larson leads the entertaining, if familiar, ’90s-set superhero flick

Garret Neal, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

The end of “Avengers: Infinity War” was a downer and, to some, quite a shock. I heard of audience members staring in disbelief at the screen well past the credits. Tears streamed down viewers’ faces when Peter Parker reached and said, “Mr. Stark…I don’t feel so good.” But we were left ...

Chicago slowly sinks, leading to a number of city-wide issues

Chicago slowly sinks, leading to a number of city-wide issues

Cole Bursch, Contributor Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

For the past few years, Chicago has been recognized for having extremely low recycling rates, with a 9.7 percent rate recorded in 2017. Independent Recycling Services, a family owned waste and recycling hauler founded in the 1970s, said part of this comes from the lack of knowledge in terms of how the r...

Adolescence and the issue with internet hoaxes

Adolescence and the issue with internet hoaxes

Mackenzie Murtaugh, Opinion's Editor

March 11, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

For people who grew up as the internet was first making its way into every home in the nineties and 2000s, there was no telling of what they were going to see. If a box popped up that said you can download some song for free, you clicked it and were surprised to see your computer had a virus. If pos...

Twins’ journey together set to continue following golf career

Twins’ journey together set to continue following golf career

March 11, 2019


Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

Twins are often asked the same questions over and over. Are you identical? Who is older? How can people tell you apart? Where is your twin now? That last question is pretty easy for the Thomas twins. Freddy Thomas was born just 11 minutes before his twin, Bobby, on Aug. 21, 1995. Since then they have...

DePaul celebrates Mardi Gras and Ash Wednesday

DePaul celebrates Mardi Gras and Ash Wednesday

Xavier Ortega and Alexa Sandler, Photo Editor and Staff Photographer

March 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

DePaul’s Meet Me at the Mission: Vincentian Heritage Initiative hosted a Mardi Gras with Vincentians event at the DePaul Vincentian Residence on Tuesday, March 5. Students were invited to have discussions, dinner and dessert with Vincentian brothers and priests to celebrate the holiday of Mardi Gras. Me...

DePaul squanders chance at bye, finishes last in Big East

DePaul squanders chance at bye, finishes last in Big East

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

March 11, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

DePaul went into its final regular season game against Creighton on Saturday playing their best basketball of the season, coming off two impressive wins against Georgetown and St. John’s. That two-game winning streak was quickly put to an end against the Bluejays (18-13; 9-9 Big East) in Omaha, Neb...

Metra issues further inconvenience commuter students

Metra issues further inconvenience commuter students

Emma Oxnevad, Assistant News Editor

March 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Signal issues plaguing Metra trains came to a head on Feb. 28, with major delays inconveniencing commuters all over the city and surrounding suburbs. The delays began at 8:30 a.m. and afflicted Metra BNSF, Milwaukee West and Milwaukee North, the Heritage Corridor, North Central and SouthWest lines. The d...

Juuls, teens and taxes

Juuls, teens and taxes

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

March 4, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

I enjoy cigarettes, I won’t lie. And I will admit that they have become sufficiently imbedded in my life. As I walk out the door each morning, I pat myself down and go through the checklist: phone, wallet, keys, cigarettes, lighter — the essentials. Every so often people will ask me why I like c...

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