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The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Javon Freeman-Liberty dribbles the ball up-court during the Blue Demons win over Central Michigan on November 13, 2021.

Javon Freeman-Liberty inks two-way deal with Chicago Bulls

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor July 10, 2022

On Thursday night, the Chicago Bulls announced their signing of undrafted rookie and former DePaul Blue Demon standout Javon Freeman-Liberty to a two-way contract for the 2022-23 season.  Freeman-Liberty,...

DeWayne Peevy sits in his office during an interview with The DePaulia.

DeWayne Peevy reflects on beginning of his DePaul career

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor June 5, 2022

DePaul was empty when DeWayne Peevy visited on the Fourth of July two years ago. No one was around, but he fell in love with the campus anyway and knew it was where he wanted to be. A little over a month...

DePaul womens basketball head coach Doug Bruno holds the net in the air after the Blue Demons 74-73 win over Marquette at the Big East Tournament at Wintrust Arena on March 12, 2019.

Doug Bruno accepts special day, stays focused on next season

Joshua M. Hicks, Assistant Sports Editor June 5, 2022

DePaul women’s basketball head coach Doug Bruno gets to add to his already impressive resume with recognition that extends beyond just basketball. The city of Chicago has officially designated June 11...

Photo courtesy of AP Photos/Daniel Cole. Sergio Perez, a Formula One driver from Mexico, stands on his car and celebrates after his win at the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix on May 29

Column: Formula 1, don’t let U.S. media ruin the magic of motorsport

Ben Hannauer, Contributing Writer June 5, 2022

Growing up in the U.S, when I thought of racing, my mind's eye was drawn to the spectacle of Daytona or the blazing speed on the bricks at the Indianapolis 500. Then I lost interest. At some point between...

DePaul junior Jarel Terry takes a moment to look around at the Big East Outdoor Championship on May 14. Terry placed first in the 400m dash, qualifying him for the NCAA West Preliminaries.

Track and field looks to next year after season ends at NCAA West Prelims

Joshua M. Hicks, Assistant Sports Editor May 29, 2022

DePaul’s track and field season has officially come to an end as the team did not qualify at the NCAA West Preliminaries on May 25-26 to advance in the next round of playoffs. At the preliminaries,...

Softball graduate student Maranda Gutierrez smiles during the Blue Demons 7-1 win over Villanova on April 2.

Seniors leave their mark as they prepare for life after sports

Madison Comeau, Contributing Writer May 29, 2022

After five years of playing, two Big East Championships wins and an abundance of pre-game Spikeball games, shortstop Maranda Gutierrez and left fielder Kate Polucha are moving on from their college softball...

Casey Mulvey throws a shot put at the Big East Track and Field Indoor Championship on Feb. 26.

Student-athletes find the right balance to excel in the classroom

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor May 29, 2022

Shot put athletes spend hours every week training to compete at each meet and conference. They warm up, lift, run and throw to prepare for their events in hope of placing. They need to be mentally and...

Womens tennis graduate student Marija Jovicic talks with Ben Gutman, her academic advisor, in the athletic center on May 26 while track and field junior Kiara Pauli studies in front of them.

Student-athletes find the right balance to excel in the classroom

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor May 29, 2022

Balancing academics with life can be tricky for anyone, but when athletics are added into the mix as well, it can make for a challenging college experience. With many of the DePaul athletic seasons...

First baseman Brooke Johnson smiles during the Blue Demons 7-1 win over Villanova on April 2.

Softball junior leads team on and off the field

Preston Zbroszczyk, Contributing Writer May 22, 2022

In sports, leadership and the support for teammates are contagious, whether that is off or on the playing field. For DePaul’s softball team, that on-the-field leader is junior first baseman Brooke...

Jarel Terry races in the 400m dash preliminaries at the Big East Indoor Championship on Feb. 25, where he placed second.

Track and field looks to excel at NCAA West preliminary rounds

Joshua M. Hicks, Assistant Sports Editor May 22, 2022

After dominating at the outdoor conference championships, DePaul’s track and field team is now sending players to the NCAA West Preliminary meet this week in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Players such as freshman...

Freshman Anna Wohlers high fives graduate student Sarah Lehman in DePauls 7-1 win over Villanova on April 2. They are both returning next season.

Returning softball players ready to step up as leaders next season

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor May 22, 2022

After back-to-back losses at the Big East Tournament, DePaul softball has turned their attention towards next season, and the returning players are ready to step up and take on new challenges. Headlining...

Photo credit: DePaul Athletics/DePaul Womens Basketball twitter. Athletic director DeWayne Peevy stands with womens basketball freshman Aneesah Morrow (left) and mens tennis junior Vito Tonejc (right) as they hold their trophies at the Billy Awards.

Aneesah Morrow claims two awards, men’s tennis cleans up at Billy Awards

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor May 22, 2022

The blue carpet was rolled out on Friday as DePaul athletes gathered together to celebrate the highlights and accomplishments from the past year at the 2022 Billy Awards. After a couple years of the...

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