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DePaul Blue Demons net 2 OT draw in thrilling Big East opener

Mike Bragg

September 29, 2013

The men's soccer team grabbed some valuable points at home Saturday with a double-overtime 2-2 draw against nationally ranked St. John's University.The Blue Demons got off to a shaky start after an unassisted goal less than seven minutes into the first half, but recovered well to stabilize the game....

Marquette hands DePaul volleyball first loss in five-set affair

David Webber

September 29, 2013

It had to come to an end eventually, and it was a spectacular way to finish the streak.DePaul volleyball started the season 13-0 before falling to Marquette in five sets Saturday, dealing the Blue Demons their first loss of the year.The squad was energized and came out strong in the first set in fro...

Arena design, new Big East are talking points at Tip-Off Luncheon

David Webber

September 29, 2013

DePaul kicked off a highly anticipated new era of Big East basketball at a luncheon Tuesday with conference commissioner Val Ackerman, coaches and players in attendance.Ackerman, women's head coach Doug Bruno, and men's head coach Oliver Purnell all took the podium to discuss the present and future of...

Molly “Bork Bork Bork” Fannin works on campus, also dons wheels for the Windy City Rollers

David Webber

September 29, 2013

Molly Fannin doesn't exactly live a double life, but she's not all she appears to be.While you'll see her working as a fundraiser and scholarship manager in the College of Education, you can also go out and see her rough-and-tumble side as a blocker for the Windy City Rollers, a roller derby squad bas...

Pelli Clark Pelli Architects chosen to design DePaul arena

Matthew Paras

September 24, 2013

Pelli Clark Pelli Architects, the architecture firm that designed DePaul's brand new Theatre School building, was selected Monday to construct DePaul's new basketball arena.The firm was awarded a $7.2 million contract for its glass-walled design, the Chicago Tribune reported. Pelli Clark Pelli Arc...

DePaul volleyball is taking the Big East by storm

Jaclyn Jensen

September 23, 2013

In a game where players can neither catch nor hold the ball, DePaul's volleyball team knows how to keep their grip on momentum. With last year's record of just 10 wins and 18 losses, these 13 players are have obliterated the previous season with a stunning 12-0 start in 2013.Coached by former Penn Stat...

Fantasy football: A different brand of football

David Webber

September 23, 2013

DePaul doesn't have a football team for you to cheer for on Saturdays.The Bears draw the city together, but some of your friends root for other teams.Luckily, there is still a way to mutually enjoy the same football game with your fellow DePaul students, and you don't have to lift a single weight or...

Quick-strike DePaul Blue Demons men’s soccer make short work of SIU-Edwardsville

Ben Gartland

September 23, 2013

Two goals within 63 seconds of each other were all the Blue Demons needed as they defeated the SIUEdwardsville Cougars 2-0 Saturday afternoon at Wish Field.After a couple of good chances went for naught, the Blue Demons finally found an opportunity. Sophomore midfielder Joe Brinckwirth found freshman ...

Prospective DePaul basketball recruits and their rankings

Matthew Paras

September 22, 2013

On Sept. 15, highly touted recruit Paul White chose to go to Georgetown instead of DePaul. While coach Oliver Purnell lost out on White, there are still many big time recruits that the coaching staff has a chance at grabbing to solidify the future of Blue Demon basketball. These four players, denoted by...

DePaul Football Club throws a ‘Hail Mary’

Mike Bragg

September 22, 2013

A blaring whistle swiftly follows the crunch of two burley men smashing together and falling to the ground in the cool autumn air on a Saturday afternoon. Fans cheer and a marching band belts that classic team spirit tune. It's football season, just not at DePaul.One student wants to change that.Rile...

DePaul legend Mark Aguirre among the greats

Matthew Paras

September 22, 2013

DePaul legend Mark Aguirre experienced a lot throughout his basketball career.During his three seasons at DePaul, the Blue Demons were the best they have ever been. Aguirre led the team to its only Final Four appearance in 1979 and won the James Naismith Award in 1980 as the nation's best player. Aguirre w...

DePaul women’s soccer defeats rival Loyola for best start in school history

David Webber

September 22, 2013

DePaul women's soccer head coach Erin Chastain wasn't kidding this summer when she said that her squad wanted to compete for a Big East title in 2013.After winning just nine games in 2012, the team has already netted six wins following a 1-0 victory over Loyola Sunday. The Blue Demons' record stands at...

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