The DePaulia

DePaul basketball may be on the move

Mike Chamernik and Matthew Paras

October 7, 2012

The mayor's office has taken interest in DePaul's 2018 Vision to bring back Blue Demons basketball to Chicago. DePaul has been in discussions with the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority to build a new arena, which was originally reported by Crain's Business' Greg Hinz. If the two were to reach an agreement, the new are...

Olympian downs DePaul in OT

David Webber

October 7, 2012

For 90 minutes Friday, the DePaul women's soccer team did an excellent job defending Rutgers star and Olympian Jonelle Filigno. Unfortunately, they couldn't hold her back any longer than that. Filigno took a pass directly up the middle in overtime and scored 39 seconds into the sudden-death period to...

Big East commissioner talks future of league

Dustin Ruttenberg

October 7, 2012

To newly appointed Big East commissioner Mike Aresco, the conference is expanding with the times.It used to be that the Big East only consisted of East Coast schools, but times are changing as revenue is to be made westward. The new expansion of both the Big East's football and basketball programs can be co...

Jabari Parker eliminates DePaul from list

Julian Zeng and David Webber

October 5, 2012

Jabari Parker, the nation's No.1-ranked senior basketball player, narrowed his list of prospective colleges down to five Friday, excluding DePaul.The 6-8 Simeon Career Academy (Chicago) forward's remaining schools are BYU, Duke, Florida, Michigan State and Stanford.Parker's original 10 schools inclu...

DePaul students gain valuable experience at 39th Ryder Cup

Matt Harder

October 3, 2012

One of the most impressive comebacks in golf history took place in the Chicagoland area last weekend at the 39th Ryder Cup, and some DePaul students got to experience it all firsthand.Last winter and spring, students in the School of Management (specifically in Sports Management classes) were visited b...

Volleyball loses five-set heartbreaker

David Webber

September 30, 2012

The saying goes that a team has to lose in order to learn how to win. If that's true, then the DePaul women's volleyball team has a lot of learning to do following a devastating five-set loss to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay on Wednesday. DePaul held a two-sets-to-nothing lead, but lost the ne...

Storm chasers: Blue Demons fall behind early, lose 2-0 to Red Storm

Jeremy Mikula

September 30, 2012

Two first half goals by the visiting Red Storm propelled No. 15/19 St. John's to a 2-0 win over the men's soccer team Saturday at Wish Field.Nick Matthews opened the scoring in the 18th minute after a defense-splitting throughball from Brandon Savino enabled the junior to go 1v1 with Eric Sorby. Matthews ...

Depth Charge: women’s tennis team stacked with talent prime for competition

Julian Zeng

September 30, 2012

Injury is inescapable in any sport, a fact no less evident in the women's tennis team last season.Following a fall slate of tournament play in which members of the team became better acclimated with one another, the Blue Demons asserted themselves as a force in the spring, rolling off eight consecuti...

Plot thickens in quest for new DePaul basketball arena

Julian Zeng

September 29, 2012

Just two weeks after DePaul President Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M. introduced the university's Vision 2018 plan at an event attended by alumni, faculty and students Sept. 14, a slew of reports came forth reporting that the school was in talks to move their men's basketball games to a new arena.Vision 2018 is a...

Wyatt, Nordness earn Big East honors

Jeremy Mikula

September 25, 2012

ξTwo members of the women's soccer team earned Big East honors for their play last week in capping off a 2-0-0 week.Forward Elise Wyatt earned Rookie of the Week honors for her five-point performance over the week, grabbing an assist in a 2-0 win over St. Louis last Thursday and scoring twice Sunday in ...

DePaul crushes Pittsburgh 4-0 in Big East matchup

Julian Zeng

September 23, 2012

 In just a five-minute span, the DePaul women's soccer team showed how well they can play with an unrelenting attack and determined mindset.Led by two goals apiece from forwards Ashleigh Goddard and Elise Wyatt, the Blue Demons dominated the Pittsburgh Panthers with a 4-0 win Sunday at Wish Field.De...

Men’s club hockey stunned in home opener, lose 5-4 in overtime

Jake Payne

September 23, 2012

 For this year's DePaul men's hockey team, there was an unfamiliar kind of home opener.The Blue Demons, starting off this season without big contributor D2 ACHA Select Team member Billy Allen, lost their first home opener in three years, Friday night against NIU in a 5-4 overtime loss. NIU had lost 11 ...

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