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Looking back on Chicago colleges’ remote spring semesters

Looking back on Chicago colleges’ remote spring semesters

Kinise Jordan, Contributing Writer

May 21, 2020

Governor J.B. Pritzker announced the closing of all schools in Illinois, on March 13, as part of the state’s plan to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Illinois schools were initially set to close from March 17 through March 30, but the executive order lasted through the end of the spring semester....

DePaul and Loyola-Chicago agree to two-season scheduling agreement

DePaul head coach Dave Leitao talks to junior guard Charlie Moore during the Blue Demons' 74-68 win over Georgetown on Feb. 22.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

April 30, 2020

After seven years of not playing each other, DePaul and Loyola-Chicago will finally meet each other again during the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons. Both schools announced on Thursday that they agreed to a two-season agreement, with the first game coming at Wintrust Arena on Dec. 13 followed by a return...

History, respect defines rivalry between DePaul and Loyola

DePaul and Loyola soccer players fight for the ball during a Ramblers corner kick on Friday. DePaul fell to Loyola 4-2 at Hoyne Field.

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

September 16, 2019

DePaul and Loyola-Chicago met 36 times coming into their matchup Friday night at Hoyne Field, with the Ramblers leading the all-time series 18-13-5. Even though the matchup has favored Loyola in recent seasons, winning four out of the last six meetings, the Blue Demons still treat this rivalry as on...

Men’s soccer late comeback attempt comes up short at Loyola

Men's soccer late comeback attempt comes up short at Loyola

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

September 14, 2019

DePaul (3-2-0) traveled north to face Loyola-Chicago (3-2-0) on Friday night in another installment of the Chicago rivalry. As the temperature dropped and the game got longer, Loyola’s offense became too much to handle. The Blue Demons failed to pull themselves out of a 3-0 hole, ultimately falling ...

Cadets on campus

The Rambler Battalion in formation after running reconnaissance drills in Oz Park on Nov. 8. Weekly Leadership Labs allow the ROTC companies from the schools that comprise the Rambler Battalion –  Loyola University, Northeastern Illinois University, North Park University, Northwestern University and DePaul –  to come together as one.

Lacey Latch, Arts & Life Editor

January 28, 2019

The sun rises over Chicago as over a hundred cadets in uniform stand at attention while the rest of the city sleeps. It’s 6:30 a.m. and the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) is getting ready to start tactical training in Oz Park. Early morning joggers and dog walkers move throughout the open fiel...

As DePaul’s national ranking slips over last four years, do students even care?

As DePaul’s national ranking slips over last four years, do students even care?

Mackenzie Born, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2018

Cars, sports teams, apps, neighborhoods, travel destinations — people love to rank things. There’s something we can’t resist about a good list, or a headline that promises to let us in on the top 10 best or worst of something. And colleges aren’t safe from our obsession with numerical rankings,...

DePaul falters in consecutive losses

DePaul falters in consecutive losses

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

September 24, 2018

In their penultimate non-conference game, DePaul (4-5; 1-1 Big East) lost 1-0 in overtime to their intra-city rival, Loyola- Chicago (3-3). Both Loyola and DePaul struggled to create many goal scoring opportunities in the first half, with the Blue Demons not registering one shot. With both teams visibly...

DePaul and Loyola respond to sexual abuse coverup

DePaul and Loyola respond to sexual abuse coverup

Marin Scott, Nation & World Editor

September 17, 2018

It has been a month since the grand jury report was released, revealing that the Catholic Church has covered up the systemic sexual abuse of children by priests over 70 years in Pennsylvania. This revelation has sent parishioners and members of the Catholic community questioning their safety in churches,...

Loyola announces 660 percent increase in donations

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Shane Rene, Sports Editor

May 21, 2018

Just over a month removed from the Loyola Rambler’s historic dance through March Madness, we finally have a number to show us all what it was worth.    Loyola University Chicago’s athletic department announced early last week that the department has seen a 660 percent increase in donations compared to the same time fra...

Red hot, ice cold

Red hot, ice cold

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

April 2, 2018

Loyola-Chicago’s men’s basketball program ended their spectacular NCAA tournament run Saturday night with a 69-57 loss to No. 3 Michigan in the Final Four, and the DePaul Blue Demons watched from home for the fourteenth consecutive year. That drought was even longer for the Loyola Ramblers, who wo...

Loyola fans storm DePaul’s campus, local bars

Loyola fans were disappointed after losing a tough matchup to the Michigan Wolverines.(Benjamin Conboy | The DePaulia)

Timothy Duke and Benjamin Conboy

April 2, 2018

During a Cinderella-style tournament run, Loyola’s men’s basketball fans took to bars around Chicago to cheer on the Ramblers in the Final Four on Saturday, March 31. The Loyola Ramblers competed fiercely in the NCAA championship, establishing themselves as the premiere Chicago collegiate basketball te...

No. 17/16 DePaul women’s basketball crushes Loyola 107-46

No. 17/16 DePaul women's basketball crushes Loyola 107-46

Ben Gartland

December 18, 2016

Loyola women's basketball was going to be in for a tough season as they had to replace the majority of their roster, led by the youngest coaching staff in the country. It's year one of the healing process following the firing of former head coach Sheryl Swoopes, but that also means a rebuilding year. The...

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