The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Dibs poses for a photo with a fan during a game against Georgetown at Wintrust Arena on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2024. DePaul lost the game 77-76.

Billy Blue Demon’s visionary reflects on history, DIBS nomination

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor May 19, 2024

Sitting in the office of his Elk Grove home, Joe Wozniak surveys his collection of oil paintings, panning from Chicago Cubs legends Ron Santo and Ryan Sandberg to his dusty yet treasured album full of...

Doug Bruno (No. 30, bottom row, second from far right) poses with the DePaul Blue Demons mens basketball team prior to the 1969-70 season.

Doug Bruno completes 50 years of coaching and is ready for more

Samantha Davis, Contributing Writer May 12, 2024

With a decorated office filled with NCAA trophies catching perfect sunlight from the window, cut-down basketball nets, degrees mounted on the wall and photos of family members on shelves, Doug Bruno continues...

DePaul forward Jorie Allen (No. 33) and guard Anaya Peoples (No. 22) get set on defense in a match against Western Michigan November 6, 2023, at Wintrust Arena.

Anaya Peoples and Jorie Allen: Leadership duo for DePaul basketball building a culture of love

Samantha Davis, Contributing Writer May 5, 2024

Basketball is an unpredictable sport, but one thing remained consistent for DePaul women’s basketball this past season. When there was a game, Anaya Peoples and Jorie Allen would make plays and lead...

Sophomore Pablo Torres Almeida returns a serve at team practice as head coach Matt Brothers observes on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2024, at Lakeshore Sport & Fitness. Brothers is in his 17th season of coaching the Blue Demons.

Men’s tennis serves early success through team chemistry

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor February 25, 2024

DePaul men’s tennis did not become a conference stalwart overnight; its culture, fueled by head coach Matt Brothers, is a product of experience and connectivity, 17 years in the making. The Blue Demons’...

Senior Shane Knanishu racing at the Big East Cross-Country Championships on Oct. 29.

Brothers set the pace for DePaul cross country

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor November 14, 2021

While the brothers discovered their love of running on their own, Shane and Joe Knanishu have found their way to the DePaul cross-country and track and field teams together and have enjoyed every minute. From...

In this March 14, 2012, file photo, a player runs across the NCAA logo during practice in Pittsburgh.

NCAA takes new steps in name, image, likeness rules

Nate Burleyson, Online Managing Editor May 4, 2020

The NCAA has made its next step in allowing student-athletes to profit off of their name, image and likeness. On Wednesday , the board of governors supported a rule change that would grant student-athletes...

DePaul sophomore forward Jake Fuderer looks onto the field as pouring rain comes down on Oct. 27, 2019.

With gyms, fitness centers shut down, student-athletes find new ways to work out to stay ready for season

Sahil Gujarati April 27, 2020

The spread of the coronavirus pandemic is agonizing everyone globally. The increasing number of cases every single day along with the delaying of the vaccine is causing ruckus in the world. With a layer...

Russell Dorn of DePaul University

DePaul esports adapts to COVID-19

Xavier Ortega, Photo Chief April 15, 2020

With many physical spaces in universities across the U.S. shut-down due to various shelter-in-place policies, student extracurricular and athletic organizations are unable to have in-person meetings and...

Winter weather doesnt stop Chicago bikers

Winter weather doesn’t stop Chicago bikers

Abbas Dahodwala January 30, 2020

It is a cold winter morning as a bicyclist speeds toward Jackson and State. As the light turns red, the bicyclist hits the brakes, but the bike abruptly falls and skids down the street.  “I went...

COLUMN: Remembering Kobe and Gigi Bryant

COLUMN: Remembering Kobe and Gigi Bryant

Luke Myers, Copy Chief January 26, 2020

When Kobe Bryant retired from basketball in 2016, it was bittersweet. Fans were sad to witness the departure of a generation-defining athlete, but eager to see what else Kobe was capable of. After his...

Ice curling offers fun winter activity for Chicago residents

Ice curling offers fun winter activity for Chicago residents

Dan McDaid December 20, 2019

The hardest part about winter in Chicago can be finding things to do. During the summer you have the beach, the zoo, outdoor sports and plenty of other options. One of the best things about summer is the...

DePaul freshman defender Dan Iscra dribbles past a Vermont defender during a match on Sep. 1 at Wish Field. The Blue Demons lost the game 1-0.

Brotherhood helps solidify Blue Demons’ defense

Nate Burleyson, Online Managing Editor October 14, 2019

Oftentimes, a team loves to advertise its brotherhood. Their closeness on and off the field is instrumental to any success they want to have. Now, an actual, biological brotherhood? That tends to be rarefied...

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