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State of school spirit leaves room for improvement

State of school spirit leaves room for improvement

Brian O'Connell & Allegra Acosta, Contributing Writers

March 4, 2019

DePaul women’s basketball coaching legend Doug Bruno exits the Sullivan Athletic Center, walking south on Sheffield Avenue. Two female DePaul students walk in the opposite direction past Bruno. One of the women says to the other, “That’s the women’s basketball team’s head coach.” The other res...

DIBS, the face of school spirit at DePaul, still can’t drink at Kelly’s

DIBS commands the crowd at Wintrust Arena Wednesday, Jan. 16 against Butler.

Angelina Korniyenko, Contributing Writer

January 28, 2019

DePaul’s resident evil spirit just celebrated his 20th year of possessing students — with school spirit. The “Demon in a Blue Suit,” known to most students as DIBS, was conjured at last Sunday’s women’s basketball game against Seton Hall to blow out his birthday candles for his 20t...

Photo of the week: Dibs!

Some Chicagoans spend hours shoveling out parking spaces after snowy conditions. This spot is claimed by a Leonardo DiCaprio cardboard cutout.
(Jonathan Ballew | The DePaulia)

Jonathan Ballew, Assistant News Editor

February 19, 2018

Commentary: Around DePaul, everyone knows DIBS as that weird, creepy blue monster that roams the Student Center and makes everyone feel just a little uncomfortable. But when it snows in Chicago, residents respect a different kind of dibs — the art of shoveling out a parking spot and saving it with...

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