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The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Junior Jarel Terry grabs onto the baton in the mens 4x400m race at the Big East Indoor Track and Field Championship on Feb. 26.

Passing the baton: relay teams find success

Darcy Waskiewicz, Sports Editor May 8, 2022

Staring down a single lane on a track with only the goal of reaching the finish line in mind can feel isolating. But, when running towards a waiting teammate as the cool metal of a baton is pressed into...

Vito Tonejc, DePaul tennis junior, swings into the ball in a win over Butler on April 11.

Men’s tennis strikes date with No. 8 Kentucky in NCAA Tournament

Joshua M. Hicks, Sports Editor May 3, 2022

The DePaul’s men’s tennis team continues its journey later this week, striking a date with No. 8 Kentucky in Lexington on Friday for their first round opponent in the NCAA Tournament. This will be...

DePaul runners master art of hurdles

DePaul runners master art of hurdles

Isabelle Bohanek, Contributing Writer May 1, 2022

It takes an audacious athlete to conquer hurdles. Hurdlers clear nearly three foot high barriers, rain or shine, and change their strategy by the distance. It has to be more than speed, grit and technical...

Tripp Tuff swings into a ball against Xavier on Saturday.

Men’s Tennis goes back to back at Big East championship

Joshua M. Hicks, Assistant Sports Editor April 24, 2022

The DePaul men’s tennis team had an up and down season, finishing the regular season with an even .500 record at 12-12. But under the leadership of head coach Matt Brothers, the team has surged with...

Villanova head coach Jay Wright stunned the college basketball world with his decision to retire on Wednesday.

Villanova coach Jay Wright announces decision to retire

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief April 21, 2022

Jay Wright, a Hall of Fame inductee in 2021, is retiring from coaching after 21 seasons at Villanova, he announced Wednesday night.  Wright's retirement at the age of 60 was unexpected and sent shock...

Vito Tonejc, DePaul tennis junior, swings into the ball in a win over Butler on April 11.

DePaul men’s tennis records big win against Xavier on Senior Day

Joshua M. Hicks, Assistant Sports Editor April 17, 2022

The seniors shined bright on Senior Day, helping DePaul finish the regular season with a bang as the men’s tennis team defeated Xavier — one of the three undefeated teams in conference play — 6-1....

Miami Heat guard Max Strus, center right, looks to pass the ball as Atlanta Hawks forward DeAndre Hunter (12) and guard Kevin Huerter (3) defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 8, 2022, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

Max Strus can’t be counted out

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief April 11, 2022

Uncertainty crept into Max Strus’ mind three years ago. He did not know if this was the end of the road for his basketball career. He just came into the league as an undrafted rookie out of DePaul University,...

Connor Glennon hitting a shot out of a sand bunker.

Connor Glennon helps lead the men’s Golf team into their postseason hopes

Preston Zbroszczyk, Contributing Writer April 10, 2022

Cultural diversity continues to grow at DePaul University and it’s leaving its mark on the Blue Demons men’s golf team, which is filled with individuals from across the globe. Back in 2018 during...

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