The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

Connor Koy, DePaul sophomore, sinks a halfcourt shot at the DePaul Mens Basketball game against Creighton on Jan. 9, at Wintrust Arena.

Moneyball: DePaul student makes $10,000 half-court shot

Santiago Dávila, Contributing Writer January 21, 2024

DePaul men’s basketball may have walked away with a tough loss to Creighton Jan. 9, but loyal DePaul basketball fan Connor Koy had much to celebrate after draining a half-court shot worth $10,000 during...

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...

Senior forward DaSean Nelson drives to the rim in DePauls loss to Creighton Jan. 9, at Wintrust Arena. Nelson finished with 12 points.

COLUMN – Lack of progression under Stubblefield: Is it time for a coaching change?

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter January 15, 2024

Over the past two decades, DePaul men's basketball has faced challenges in staying relevant while maintaining some competitiveness. However, this season presents a different narrative, as the team sits...

Sophomore standout Mark Aguirre, left, and DePaul coach Ray Meyer are seen during practice in Chicago, Jan. 14, 1980. DePaul was rated No. One in the Associated Press college basketball poll Monday.

DePaul basketball legend Mark Aguirre returns as special assistant to Peevy

Tom Gorski, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter October 19, 2023

DePaul Vice President and Director of Athletics DeWayne Peevy made an official announcement Wednesday, appointing former Blue Demon and NBA star Mark Aguirre as special assistant to the athletic director.  “It’s...

Scholz cheers on her teammates during DePauls September 23 match against Big East opponent Villanova.

2x Big East Freshman of the Week Meghan Scholz continues to ‘shut everything down’

Steven Francis, Contributing Writer October 1, 2023

DePaul volleyball’s freshman middle blocker Meghan Scholz made her presence known in the Big East Conference with an emphatic start to the season. Despite only joining the team in August, Scholz has...

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, Men's Basketball Beat Reporter 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, Editor in Chief 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, Editor in Chief 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...

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