The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student News Site of DePaul University

The DePaulia

DeWayne Peevy speaks to The DePaulia during an interview in May 2022 regarding his two-year anniversary as the universitys Athletic Director.

DePaul extends Vice President and Director of Athletics DeWayne Peevy’s contract through 2027

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter September 13, 2023

DePaul’s Board of Trustees has approved and agreed to terms with Vice President and Director of Athletics, DeWayne Peevy on a multi-year contract extension that will keep him around until at least June...

A mockup of the proposed basketball practice facility to be housed on the Lincoln Park Campus, projected to begin construction in summer 2025 and be completed by fall 2026. Provided by DePaul University.

Athletics calls for $60 million philanthropic investment

Rose O'Keeffe, Asst. News Editor September 10, 2023

Students expressed excitement, frustration and anger with the prospect of raising $60 million for a new basketball practice facility in DePaul’s Lincoln Park campus.   “We're a Big East Conference...

Sophomore forward Katie Gooden tracks down the ball against Oakland University on Aug. 18.

DePaul Drops Season Opener to Oakland, Lose 1-0

Tom Gorski, Sports Editor August 23, 2022

DePaul women’s soccer lost to Oakland on Thursday, Aug. 18, with a score of 1-0. The Golden Grizzlies bested the Blue Demons after scoring a go-ahead bottom right corner goal late in the second half. “I...

Outside of Wintrust Arena, home of the DePaul mens and womens basketball teams.

Men’s basketball: DePaul cancels its game against Northwestern due to positive Covid-19 test results

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-in-Chief December 16, 2021

DePaul has had to cancel its upcoming game against Northwestern due to positive Covid-19 test results in the Blue Demons' program, the athletic department announced on Thursday. The Blue Demons and the...

DePaul is currently one of only 23 percent of private American universities that does not offer its students health insurance.

Former DePaul athletic department employee files lawsuit against university for unpaid wages

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor-In-Chief June 22, 2021

A former DePaul athletic department employee is suing the university for failing to pay them overtime and minimum wages, according to a document obtained by The DePaulia. Catherine Ramsey filed the lawsuit...

Students walk on the Quad, located on DePauls Lincoln Park campus.

DePaul athletics partners with College of Computing and Digital Media to offer new filmmaking course

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor May 2, 2021

While everyone was sheltered inside their homes during the first surge of the Covid-19 pandemic last year, a DePaul student-athlete wanted to showcase how their team was still training amidst all the restrictions...

DePauls volleyball team gets ready to face Marquette in its season opener

Travel buses, testing and masks: DePaul athletics continues to adapt to Covid-19

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor February 14, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced everyone to adjust in the last 11 months, including all college athletic departments around the country. DePaul’s golf team is part of those changes, as they have had...

DePaul womens soccer returned to practice in August, but must wear masks during all of their workouts.

DePaul will continue without fans at home games due to Covid-19

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor January 27, 2021

DePaul announced on Monday that they will continue to play all home games without fans in attendance due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.  The athletic department made a similar announcement in November...

Wish Field, located in Lincoln Park.

DePaul to offer mental health breaks for students in 14-day quarantine

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor January 8, 2021

DePaul athletics has partnered with Departments of Residential Education, Housing, Dining and Student Centers, the Office of Health Promotion and Wellness and the Student Government Association to create...

Dave Leitao looks on during the Blue Demons game against Butler on Feb. 29, 2020 at Hinkle Fieldhouse.

Dave Leitao officially announces 2021 recruiting class

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor November 18, 2020

DePaul has waited a long time to have a nationally-ranked recruiting class filled with talent and depth. But the Blue Demons have finally been able to make those dreams become a reality. On Tuesday,...

Taylor Stapleton was hired on Friday to serve as DePauls senior associate athletics director for revenue generation and strategic initiatives.

DePaul hires Taylor Stapleton to serve as senior associate AD for revenue generation, strategic initiatives

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor November 6, 2020

In DeWayne Peevy’s first two months as DePaul’s athletic director, he has stressed the importance of fundraising and giving the athletic department more strategic options.  Well, on Friday, Peevy...

El subdirector de atletismo de Kentucky, DeWayne Peevy.

DePaul names DeWayne Peevy its new athletic director

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor August 24, 2020

DePaul officially announced DeWayne Peevy as its new athletic director on Monday. Peevy, who is coming over from Kentucky, will be taking over from Jean Lenti Ponsetto.  Peevy has been Kentucky’s...

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