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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Sox fans walk from the red line stop to the stadium on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023, in Chicago.

White Sox overhaul front office in response to disastrous 2023 season

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter September 17, 2023

White Sox fans are eager to leave behind a detrimental year as the baseball season comes to an end. With a second consecutive playoff miss looming, what was once a hopeful season is now one they would...

Olivia Borowiak racing in the Big East Cross Country Championship on Oct. 29, 2022.

DePaul Cross Country kicks off season strong with double second-place finish

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor September 17, 2023

DePaul men’s and women’s cross-country opened their season at the Bradley Invitational in Peoria, Illinois on Friday. The teams finished second overall on both sides. “Overall, I was pretty pleased,”...

Freshman four-star recruit Zion Cruz plays defense against a Marian guard in Wintrust Arena on Nov. 1.

BREAKING: DePaul guard Zion Cruz enters transfer portal

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter September 13, 2023

Four-star recruit and sophomore guard Zion Cruz is reportedly leaving DePaul and entering the transfer portal, the university confirmed Wednesday afternoon. “We can confirm that Zion Cruz is not enrolled...

DeWayne Peevy speaks to The DePaulia during an interview in May 2022 regarding his two-year anniversary as the universitys Athletic Director.

DePaul extends Vice President and Director of Athletics DeWayne Peevy’s contract through 2027

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter September 13, 2023

DePaul’s Board of Trustees has approved and agreed to terms with Vice President and Director of Athletics, DeWayne Peevy on a multi-year contract extension that will keep him around until at least June...

A mockup of the proposed basketball practice facility to be housed on the Lincoln Park Campus, projected to begin construction in summer 2025 and be completed by fall 2026. Provided by DePaul University.

Athletics calls for $60 million philanthropic investment

Rose O'Keeffe, Asst. News Editor September 10, 2023

Students expressed excitement, frustration and anger with the prospect of raising $60 million for a new basketball practice facility in DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus.   “We're a Big East Conference...

Senior DaSean Nelson protects the ball from Xaviers Jack Nunge at Wintrust Arena on Jan. 18, 2023. The game went through nine lead changes in DePauls 73-72 win.

DePaul’s nonconference schedule: Inaugural showdowns and historic reunions

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Writer September 10, 2023

DePaul men's basketball released its nonconference schedule for the upcoming season.  Basketball is still a couple of months away as Tony Stubblefield’s team looks to bounce back from a disappointing...

Jill Pressly, outside hitter for the DePaul womens volleyball team and senior, passes a ball during the Sept. 8 game against St. Thomas.

“Wash, Rinse, Repeat:” DePaul volleyball goes undefeated at DePaul Invitational

Steven Francis, Contributing Writer September 10, 2023

DePaul women’s volleyball emerged victorious in the DePaul Invitational Tournament, winning all three matches without dropping a single set. DePaul hosted the University of Northern Illinois, St. Thomas...

Rachel Krasowski, DePaul women’s volleyball libero and senior, holds two mini volleyballs to her eyes at the Sept. 7 game against Northern Illinois University. Before playing, the volleyball team threw mini volleyballs into the crowd.

2023 fall sports preview: What to look for, what to expect

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor September 10, 2023

DePaul’s fall sports had one of their most impressive recruiting summers on paper. As students return to campus, they are realizing the potential for a historic fall season. DePaul volleyball finished...

Nick Ongenda dunks during the Blue Demons’ 84-70 loss against Creighton on Saturday, March 4. Ongenda plans on entering his name in the 2023 NBA Draft, leaving DePaul after four seasons.

Nick Ongenda opts out of final season at DePaul, enters 2023 NBA Draft

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor June 4, 2023

DePaul standout center, Nick Ongenda, will forgo his final season of college eligibility and remain in the 2023 NBA Draft.  The Canadian native took to his Instagram story on Thursday morning posting,...

Max Strus became the 12th Blue Demon in history to appear in the NBA Finals.

COLUMN: Max Strus makes NBA Finals, why it’s important for DePaul

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor June 4, 2023

DePaul basketball has not been a significant presence in the national scene or a source of NBA talent in recent decades, but as of recent, the program has seen a resurgence of productivity at the next...

 The cheer team placed 5th out of 25 teams in their division in April 2023.

DePaul’s growing cheer team motivated by record-breaking season

Casey Snow, Contributing Writer June 4, 2023

When DePaul’s Office of the President sent the email on March 11, 2020 alerting students and staff of the upcoming pandemic precautions, the campus environment quickly became petrified.  The email...

 Graduate forward Brynn Masikewich is the team’s seventh recruit for the 2023 season. She averaged 1.7 points last season at UCLA.

WBB adds three players and two coaches for 2023 season

Preston Zbroszczyk, Assistant Sports Editor June 4, 2023

DePaul women’s basketball finalized its 2023-24 roster of both players and staff, as its coaching staff added two assistant head coaches and two players in a matter of a week.  Kate Clarke, Grace...

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