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DePaul breaks through with overtime win over Penn State

DePaul breaks through with overtime win over Penn State

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

November 16, 2018


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

Shane Colburn normally wouldn't have ventured over to Wintrust Arena on a cold Thursday night in the midst of finals weeks to watch the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team beat the Penn State Nittany Lions 72-70 in an overtime thriller. After all, he's only been to a few games at Wintrust Arena....

DePaul signs three players to 2019 class on opening day of the early signing period

DePaul signs three players to 2019 class on opening day of the early signing period

Andrew Hattersley, Sports Editor

November 14, 2018


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

It’s official. DePaul fans can finally breath. All three of DePaul’s commits Romeo Weems, Markese Jacobs and Oscar Lopez put pen to paper Wednesday signing their National Letters of Intent to attend DePaul next fall. DePaul currently holds the third best class in the Big East trailing only Villanova...

Casten and Underwood defeat Republican incumbents

Casten and Underwood defeat Republican incumbents

Natalia Cardenas, Jakob Emerson, Mikayla Price & Heather Stone, Contributing Writers

November 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In two closely watched suburban Congressional districts, Democrats unseated Republicans in seats critical to their takeover of the House of Representatives. In the Illinois 6th District, covering the suburbs west of Chicago, veteran Republican Rep. Peter Roskam lost to Democratic businessman and political...

Commentary: Attendance problems continue in DePaul’s home opener

Commentary: Attendance problems continue in DePaul’s home opener

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

If you are one of the few remaining students and alumni at DePaul following the cringy saga of the men’s basketball team, you may already know this: the Blue Demons won their home opener Wednesday night, 80-58 over Bethune-Cookman of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. Unfortunately, there weren...

Protestors take to the streets across the US to protect Mueller investigation

Protestors take to the streets across the US to protect Mueller investigation

Marin Scott, Nation & World Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Nation & World, Showcase

In the past week Democrats have taken back the House of Representatives, Republicans have maintained a hold on the Senate and the U.S. has seen the largest voter turnout since 1966. Since the elections, there has been the resignation of former Attorney General Jeff Sessions and nationwide protests erupte...

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’: A film for fans

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’: A film for fans

Jacqueline Brennan, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Arts/Life, Film & TV, Showcase

I would like the record to show that I went into “Bohemian Rhapsody” with high expectations and lots of excitement, and I did not leave disappointed. I let the craze of the film’s release muster over the weekend before seeing it Monday evening. I was not surprised to see every seat in the theate...

Pritzker wins battle of the bank accounts in Illinois

Pritzker wins battle of the bank accounts in Illinois

Rosbelis Quinonez and Ryan Witry, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Democrat J.B. Pritzker rode a green wave of record-breaking spending as he seized the Illinois governor’s office from Republican incumbent Gov. Bruce Rauner in a midterm election that generated unusually high turnout. Pritzker, the billionaire heir to the Hyatt Hotel fortune, won easily after pour...

Winter break bucket list: 9 things to check off your Chicago holiday bucket list

Winter break bucket list: 9 things to check off your Chicago holiday bucket list

Yamini Bangarusamy, Focus Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Focus, Showcase

The holiday season offers a great respite from studies for DePaul students. The nearly six-week break is relaxing to many, but a lot of students struggle to find activities to occupy their time if they aren’t heading home for the holidays. The dilemma is worse for students who are spending their first w...

Illinois’ price for power

Illinois’ price for power

Adam Webb, Contributing Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

When I was growing up in New Lenox, Illinois, I lived down the street from our mayor. In the scope of the national political machine, being the mayor of the village of New Lenox could be considered insignificant. But to a four-year-old boy, it was like having the president as a neighbor. I wanted noth...

DePaul starts slow, finishes strong in 80-58 win over Bethune-Cookman

DePaul starts slow, finishes strong in 80-58 win over Bethune-Cookman

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase

After a questionable performance in their exhibition game against Rockhurst last week, the DePaul Men’s Basketball team tipped of their regular season at home against Bethune-Cookman, from the Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference, defeating the Wildcats 80-58 Wednesday night. Bethune-Cookman was no pushover...

Following civil rights suit, law professor leaves DePaul

Following civil rights suit, law professor leaves DePaul

November 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Distinguished Professor of Law Terry Smith agreed to part ways with the university following an agreement with the university’s lawyers to end his civil rights lawsuit. Smith had been a professor at the College of Law [COL] since 2010. Before he left, he was one of only two tenured blac...

What is beautiful does not last

Xavier Ortega & Jonathan Ballew, Photo Editor & Contributing Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Buddhist monks visited the Student Center last week to construct a mandala, a geometric sand sculpture. After painstakingly crafting the piece over five days, they swept it up and poured it into the reflection pond in the Vincentian Residence courtyard to demonstrate the impermanence o...

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