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Former DePaul video coordinator accepts assistant coaching job at CCSU

Former DePaul video coordinator accepts assistant coaching job at CCSU

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

July 20, 2018


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

On Dec. 6, 2017, Central Connecticut State head basketball coach Donyell Marshall watched his Blue Devil boys bow out 85-57 against the DePaul Blue Demons at Wintrust Arena. Between bouts of nostalgia from coaching against his former college coach Dave Leitao, Marshall must have been impressed with the ga...

Real Friends debuts their third full length record, ‘Composure’

Real Friends debuts their third full length record, ‘Composure’

Nikki Roberts, Copy Editor

July 18, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music, Showcase

When I was a 14-year-old punk rocker with atrociously heavy eyeliner, my mom drove my best friend and I to many pop punk and hardcore shows at Centennial Lanes, a bowling alley in Tinley Park that hosted DIY shows in it’s semi-soundproofed party room. At the time, Real Friends was one of the biggest ...

Chicago startup aims to pay apartment seekers, build community

Chicago startup aims to pay apartment seekers, build community

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

July 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Looking for an apartment isn’t always the most glamorous task, especially for college students. Rentgrata is a new service aimed to ease that process and get apartment seekers paid for signing their lease. The Chicago-based company, incorporated in October 2016, is an iOS app and web-based platf...

Blue Demons name new softball coach

Blue Demons name new softball coach

Paul Steeno, Sports Reporter

July 5, 2018


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

Will Adix-Zin be a win for the Blue Demons? The DePaul University athletic department announced this afternoon that it has named former star Blue Demon student athlete Tracie Adix-Zins as its new head softball coach. She will replace Eugene Lenti after the veteran coach of 37 seasons retired in a...

Harry Styles solidifies his rockstar status at United Center

Harry Styles solidifies his rockstar status at United Center

Emma Oxnevad, Staff Writer

July 3, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music, Showcase

 On June 30, amidst hoards of screaming, devoted fans, Harry Styles proved he is much more than your average teen idol. In case you’ve been out of the loop for the past 8 years, Harry Styles is an English musician, who rose to international stardom as a member of the boyband juggernaut One Dir...

Women’s Professional Basketball League HOF recognition includes DePaul connections

Women’s Professional Basketball League HOF recognition includes DePaul connections

Paul Steeno, Staff Writer

July 2, 2018


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

The Women's Professional Basketball League (abbreviated WBL) existed for three seasons from 1978 until 1981. Recently, it re-entered collective consciousness when the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame in Knoxville, Tenn. recognized the league as "Trailblazers of the Game" at the hall's 2018 induction...

DePaul’s School of Music to host classical and jazz festival this fall

DePaul’s School of Music to host classical and jazz festival this fall

Evan Sully, Staff Writer

June 29, 2018


Filed under Campus News, News, Showcase

The School of Music’s newly designed Holtschneider Performance Center will be having an 11-day classical and jazz music festival beginning on Nov. 1, not only as a way to celebrate the new three-story, 185,000 square-foot facility, but also to celebrate the School of Music. There are going to be...

Destroy Boys, Sons of an Illustrious Father rock Schubas

Cailey Gleeson, Contributor Writer

June 23, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music, Showcase

As rain poured down outside, Schubas was packed to capacity as fans waited in anticipation for Destroy Boys and Sons of an Illustrious Father to take the stage on June 18. Sons of an Illustrious Father is comprised of vocalist and bassist Josh Aubin, vocalist and guitarist Lilah Larson and vocali...

Punk band Iceage headlines Chicago June 21

Alicia Maciel, Contributing Writer

June 21, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Music, Showcase

Danish post-punk band Iceage takes the stage Thursday, June 21 at Chicago’s House of Vans. This year, the Vans House Parties series implemented a strategy with a more personal touch – providing headliners the opportunity to act as curators, hand-picking the supporting talent. With an on-site pers...

Lenti makes sudden exit after more than 30 years

Lenti makes sudden exit after more than 30 years

Shane Rene and Ben Conboy

June 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Softball, Sports

The long and celebrated career of DePaul softball head coach Eugene Lenti — the brother of Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto — came to a sudden end over the weekend, according to sources close to the athletic department and DePaul’s Office of Public Relations and Communication (OPRC). In addition to Lent...

Justin Roberts to transfer from DePaul

Justin Roberts to transfer from DePaul

Andrew Hattersley, Asst. Sports Editor

June 1, 2018


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

After an up-and-down freshman year at DePaul, Justin Roberts announced Friday he is heading elsewhere. “After talking to my Family and praying over it, I decided that continuing my basketball and education at DePaul University isn’t what’s best for me,” Roberts said in a tweet. “I just think...

Major staff layoffs expected

Major staff layoffs expected

Jonathan Ballew, News Editor

May 29, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Serious layoffs are likely coming to DePaul. DePaul officials said that the process is “not yet finalized” and any staff reductions “would go into effect before July 1,” which is the beginning of the new fiscal year. Several current DePaul employees described to The DePaulia a culture of fear and...

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