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The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

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, Assistant Sports 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, Contributing Writer 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 14, 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, Contributing Writer 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 Editor 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, Contributing Writer 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, Assistant Sports 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...

DePaul freshman wins in professional boxing debut

DePaul freshman wins in professional boxing debut

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor October 13, 2019

Everything had come down to the day ahead. It felt like a normal fight day even when the stakes were raised. When the first bell rang at Wintrust Arena, Summer Lynn was in her comfort zone.  Lynn,...

DePaul partnered with special olympics Chicago to host a sporting event known as All-Sports day at Wish Field on May 23.

DePaul, Special Olympics Chicago host “All-Sports Day”

Gianfranco Ocampo, Contributing Writer June 3, 2019

For the second year in a row, DePaul’s athletic department partnered with Special Olympics Chicago (SOC) to host a sporting event with both Special Olympic athletes and DePaul athletes, known as “All-Sports...

Senior Zach Elias, DePaul water polo club secretary, takes a shot on net during the Blue Demons match against Iowa last season.

As water polo’s popularity grows, so do health concerns

Brita Hunegs, Contributing Writer May 28, 2019

In one moment, Abby Schultz was celebrating her successful attempt to block her opponent from scoring. In the next moment, amidst the chaos of the water polo scrimmage between DePaul and University of...

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton leads during the Monaco Formula One Grand Prix race, at the Monaco racetrack in Monaco on Sunday.

Motorsports brings a level of excitement and an element of risk

Benjamin Conboy, Editor-in-Chief May 28, 2019

Every year, two of motorsport’s biggest spectacles fall on the same Sunday: Formula 1’s Monaco Grand Prix and the Indianapolis 500.  They both provide unique but opposite experiences of what makes...

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