The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

DePaul volleyballs front-line practices blocking at a team practice Thursday, April 11, at McGrath-Phillips Arena. The court pictured is the only space available for the teams use during the spring season.

‘No Excuses’: Despite construction, DePaul volleyball rallies for spring season

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor April 14, 2024

An immense, temporary white sheet that splits McGrath-Phillips Arena exudes the aroma of a carpenter’s workshop as DePaul’s volleyball team attempts to run a team practice.  On the other side of...

Brooke Johnson swings at a pitch during her game against Butler on Friday, April 5, 2024, at Cacciatore Stadium in Lincoln Park.

DePaul’s offense goes dormant, as St. John’s sweeps weekend series

Nathan Klepp, Contributing Writer April 7, 2024

The DePaul Blue Demons softball team couldn’t bring a runner across home plate in a three-game home series against St. John’s University Easter weekend. It was the first time in program history that...

DePaul freshman Morgan Rogers swings at a pitch during a game against Georgetown Sunday, March 10, at Cacciatore Stadium in Lincoln Park. The Blue Demons won both games in a double-header Sunday after dropping the home opener on Saturday.

DePaul softball home opener ends in extra innings defeat to Georgetown, responds with series win

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter March 12, 2024

DePaul softball's hopes for a successful home opener and start to its Big East campaign were dampened as it suffered a 6-3 defeat in extra innings against Georgetown at Wish Field  Saturday, March 9.  The...

Forward Jorie Allen works in the paint against Butler on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024, at Wintrust Arena. Allen, a graduate, will use her last season of eligibility to return to DePaul next season.

DePaul honors five seniors in final home game, falls to Butler in heartbreaker

Samantha Davis, Contributing Writer March 3, 2024

Senior night is a bittersweet farewell in a college athlete's career. It’s a day to reflect on cherished accomplishments while recalling the battles fought and all the moments that led them to this final...

DePaul guard Katlyn Gilbert, guarded by UConn superstar Paige Bueckers, looks for an opening on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024, at Wintrust Arena. Bueckers finished with 30 points while Gilbert notched 13.

UConn pummels DePaul, shows why matchup is still one-sided

Nathan Klepp, Contributing Writer March 3, 2024

Although recent road scares against DePaul in years past have spooked the UConn Huskies women’s basketball team, their matchup Sunday, Feb. 25 was all UConn. The all-time season series is now 25-1...

DePaul graduate guard Michelle Sidor drives to the rim in a match against Providence Feb. 7, at Wintrust Arena.

Late-game surge not enough for DePaul against conference rival

Nathan Klepp, Contributing Writer February 18, 2024

As DePaul graduate guard Anaya Peoples charged to the rim and scored a critical layup, the once 19-point lead the Marquette Golden Eagles had shrunk to four with 2 minutes and 16 seconds left on the game...

DePaul guard Katlyn Gilbert (No. 0) gets a screen from forward Brynn Masikewich (No. 5) in a game against Providence Feb. 7, 2024, at Wintrust Arena. The Blue Demon uniforms featured pink accents to raise awareness for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.

DePaul defeats Providence in Play4Kay cancer awareness night

Samantha Davis, Contributing Writer February 11, 2024

DePaul secured an 84-72 victory against Providence at Wintrust Arena Feb. 7 in the Play4Kay game. It was the team’s first game back in Chicago after a week-long road trip to Butler and Georgetown.  Guard...

DePauls Charlece Ohiaeri (No. 3) encourages teammate Katlyn Gilbert (No. 0) on the Blue Demon bench in a game against Creighton Jan. 6, at Wintrust Arena. Gilbert, who leads the Big East in steals per game, tallied 6 Thursday against St. Johns.

DePaul raises awareness for heart health in double overtime game

Samantha Davis, Contributing Writer January 28, 2024

DePaul fell short 83-77 to St. John’s in a double overtime thriller at Wintrust Arena Thursday, Jan. 25, in the Maggie Dixon Classic.  Three Blue Demons finished with double-digit points led by guard...

Senior guard Anaya Peoples drives to the hoop against Creighton Jan. 6, 2024, at Wintrust Arena.

Big East challenges embraced by Bruno’s Blue Demons

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor January 15, 2024

DePaul women’s basketball has battled through an early Big East schedule that has seen nail-biter after nail-biter, going 1-4 in that span, including recent losses to top-25 opponents in Creighton January...

Depaul guard Michelle Sidor makes her move in a game against Western Michigan, Nov. 6 at Wintrust Arena.

Strong second half helps DePaul defeat Loyola 93-72 in Red Line Rivalry

Samantha Davis, Contributing Writer November 28, 2023

After a few weeks away from Wintrust Arena, DePaul returned home to secure a 93-72 win in the crosstown competition against Loyola Nov. 26. The Blue Demons are now 46-10 when playing the Ramblers, winning...

Katlyn Gilbert pushes the pace in DePauls first ever matchup against Stonehill, Nov. 9 at Wintrust Arena. Gilbert finished with the programs seventh ever triple-double.

DePaul gears up for Louisville with back-to-back wins

Christian Maysonet, Contributing Writer November 10, 2023

DePaul women’s basketball began the season with a 77-53 win against Western Michigan University (WMU) Monday night at Wintrust Arena, followed by their first ever matchup with the Skyhawks of Stonehill...

DePaul women’s basketball huddles during an exhibition game against Lewis on Oct. 29, 2023, at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul women’s basketball, a tradition – 50 seasons and counting

Elizabeth Gregerson, Contributing Writer November 5, 2023

The headline printed on the very bottom of the Jan. 29, 1925, DePaulia front page reads, “Girls Practice Basketball.” The story is rather short for a newspaper, but it’s there: “A group of the...

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