The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Commentary: Arena is helping DePaul with recruiting

Commentary: Arena is helping DePaul with recruiting

Adam Chalifoux October 16, 2016

I’d like to start by addressing some false rumors that I have heard around campus. Word on the street is the student section at the new arena, the Demon Deck, are bad seats. This is a vicious lie. I...

Final beam put in place at new DePaul arena

Final beam put in place at new DePaul arena

Jack Higgins October 9, 2016

The final beam placing ceremony was held at the new DePaul basketball arena at McCormick Square Wednesday. Attendees of event, including six DePaul basketball players, were allowed to sign the beam before...

DePaul arena naming rights take center stage

DePaul arena naming rights take center stage

Ben Gartland September 18, 2016

With the DePaul arena expected to open next fall, the building is starting to take shape. The concrete is poured and the trusses have started to be erected across the roof. And soon it will have...

Who DePauls first opponent at its new arena should be

Who DePaul’s first opponent at its new arena should be

Ben Gartland, Matthew Paras, and Ben Savage May 30, 2016

The DePaulia's basketball experts weigh in on who should be the first opponent when the new arena opens. Northwestern The opening of the new DePaul arena for the start of the 2017-18 season will be...

Student section will be elevated to Demon Deck at the new arena

Student section will be elevated to “Demon Deck” at the new arena

Following a mid-February win over Providence, members of DePaul’s men’s basketball team stormed the student section at Allstate Arena. Celebrating their biggest win of the season — upsetting the...

DePaul arena still searching for a name

DePaul arena still searching for a name

As the future home of the DePaul Blue Demons begins to take shape, a new chapter in this program’s storied history is about to written. But that chapter — or in this case, arena — doesn’t have...

Analysis: Tax funds used for Marriott hotel near DePaul arena controversial

Analysis: Tax funds used for Marriott hotel near DePaul arena controversial

  Six days after the partnership between DePaul, the Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority (McPier), and the city was announced in 2013, Chicago’s Board of Education announced that 50...

$82.5 million for new DePaul arena due next month

$82.5 million for new DePaul arena due next month

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Attendance challenges remain as DePaul gears for move to new arena

Attendance challenges remain as DePaul gears for move to new arena

Matthew Paras, Editor-in-Chief March 6, 2016

It’s senior day. On a Saturday morning, five DePaul seniors are introduced before tip-off in the last regular season game of the season. From those who were there, the seniors receive a round of applause...

New arena showcased in DePaul Center

New arena showcased in DePaul Center

Matthew Paras, Editor-in-Chief December 3, 2015

DePaul unveiled a showcase room Thursday for its upcoming arena in the South Loop. The room was created to help sell suites, corporate sponsorships and maybe even future recruits. Located in the...

City of Chicago breaks ground on DePaul arena

City of Chicago breaks ground on DePaul arena

Ben Gartland November 16, 2015

Though the construction work has already started, a groundbreaking ceremony was held Monday morning at the McCormick Place Events Center, otherwise known as the DePaul arena. “We’re always...

DePaul basketball arena to break ground Monday

DePaul basketball arena to break ground Monday

Ben Gartland November 15, 2015

More than two years after the project was officially announced, ground will finally be broken on the McCormick Place Events Center, otherwise known as the DePaul Arena, Monday. There will be a groundbreaking...

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