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CBI Preview: Blue Demons will experience postseason play for first time since 2007

CBI Preview: Blue Demons will experience postseason play for first time since 2007

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

March 20, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

DePaul men's basketball will fight another day. On Sunday evening, the Roman College Basketball Invitational announced its field for the 2019 edition of its tournament and the DePaul Blue Demons are one of the 16 teams that will participate. Their first round matchup, set for 7 p.m. on Wednesday night...

A guide to celebrating in Chicago

A guide to celebrating in Chicago

Angelina Korniyenko, Contributing Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle

If you live in the Chicago area, the luck of the Irish is on your side. According to the personal finance service, Wallethub, Chicago was ranked the best U.S. city to celebrate 2019’s St. Patrick's Day. The service compared the 200 largest cities in the U.S., examining 17 key metrics, ranging from ...

Lincoln Yards development passes Zoning Committee

Benjamin Conboy, Editor-in-Chief

March 11, 2019


Filed under News

The controversial Lincoln Yards development passed the City Council’s Zoning Committee, overcoming a major hurdle. The 9-4 approval of the $6 billion mega-development means that the project will now be voted on by the whole of the City Council on March 11. The four aldermen who voted against i...

Sullivan Menard is trying to put Alaska basketball on the map

Sullivan Menard is trying to put Alaska basketball on the map

Paul Steeno and Andrew Hattersley

February 25, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

Sullivan Menard, the latest recruit to pledge his services to the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team, has an A-list story to tell about how the union between himself and DePaul University came about. "My cousin's girlfriend's sister's fiancé is [Blue Demon assistant] coach Shane Heirman," Menard...

The man who cried hate crime

The man who cried hate crime

Carolyn Bradley, Copy Editor

February 25, 2019


Filed under Arts/Life, Lifestyle, Showcase

Now that actor Jussie Smollett has been charged with falsifying a hate crime as of Feb. 21, the question stands with how this incident impacts public reputations as well as news coverage. Smollett alleged a Jan. 29 hate crime attack occurred near his Chicago apartment; he said two masked attackers...

Bluejays; Blue Demons: Can DePaul cool off one of nation’s best 3-point shooting teams?

Bluejays; Blue Demons: Can DePaul cool off one of nation’s best 3-point shooting teams?

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

February 20, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

Blink and it's the end of February and DePaul has three home games left. That third to last home game for the DePaul Blue Demon men's basketball team (13-11, 5-8) goes down tonight at 8 at Wintrust Arena against the Creighton Bluejays (13-13, 4-9). Fox Sports Network has television coverage, while...

“We ran into a buzzsaw:” Golden Eagles sever DePaul at Wintrust

“We ran into a buzzsaw:” Golden Eagles sever DePaul at Wintrust

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports

To beat the No. 10 ranked Marquette Golden Eagles (21-4; 10-2) on Tuesday night, the DePaul Blue Demons (13-10; 5-7) would have had to do something special. They hadn't beaten a team ranked in the top 10 since they conquered a Brandon Rush, Mario Chalmers, Darrell Arthur led Kansas team in 2006. Tonight, not...

Chicago bands together to help the homeless during deep freeze

Chicago bands together to help the homeless during deep freeze

Emma Oxnevad, Asst. News Editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

As Chicago hit record-low temperatures last week, a number of organizations in the city and the surrounding areas took extra measures to ensure the safety of homeless residents. Chicago was blitzed by a series of days marred by extreme cold weather, reaching a low of 23 degrees below zero on Wednesd...

Revenge-minded Blue Demons welcome Providence to Wintrust

Revenge-minded Blue Demons welcome Providence to Wintrust

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

February 2, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

DePaul needs to stop the bleeding after dropping their third-straight contest on Wednesday. The DePaul Blue Demons (11-9; 3-6) next opportunity to do that is today at 1:30 when they welcome the Providence College Friars (13-8; 3-5) to town as the grind of the Big East Conference schedule continues....

Gery Chico adds experience and connections to mayoral race

Gery Chico adds experience and connections to mayoral race

Carina Smith, News Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under News

Gery Chico has spent his life taking on many important roles in Chicago, but now he is ready to tackle a new one: being the next mayor. Chico announced his plan to run for Chicago governor in September, shortly after Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced he would not be seeking another term. His announcement...

Blue Demons vs. Bulldogs: Can DePaul make it three in a row?

Blue Demons vs. Bulldogs: Can DePaul make it three in a row?

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

January 16, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

DePaul is on a roll. After defeating No. 24 ranked St. John's 79-71 on Saturday in New York, the Blue Demons have now strung together back-to-back wins in Big East Conference play for the first time since January 2015 and have now defeated a ranked opponent for the first time since Feb. 2, 2016 when the...

A year older, a year wiser

A year older, a year wiser

Paul Steeno, Senior Basketball Writer

January 14, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase

If older is indeed wiser, DePaul basketball has gifted young big men Paul Reed and Jaylen Butz one of the better learning environments in the country over the last two seasons. Sometimes it's the upperclassmen who've stuck with a program for multiple years who become its unsung heroes. As Butz and R...

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