The DePaulia

Universities around the world go back to school amid COVID-19

A student walks along the Quad, located in Lincoln Park.

Holly Jenvey, Staff Writer

September 6, 2020

This year back to school takes on a new meaning for college students. Whether it's logging into Zoom or bracing in-person odds, universities across the country and around the world are continuing to figure out the best plans for the coming term.   “I do not think that there are some schools that are handlin...

OPINION: Catcalls are not compliments

UIC student Ruth George was killed last month after ignoring catcalls.

Rebecca Meluch, Contributing Writer

December 21, 2019

Often when I walk to the train after work or when I walk home at night, I encounter a series of catcalls pertaining to my body, my face and my size. All of which are sexualized, degrading and are — to the best of my abilities — ignored.  Many times I’ve ducked into open stores, restaurants and bars ...

Autopsy shows UIC student found in car died of strangulation

A white vehicle is parked at the scene of a death investigation in a University of Illinois at Chicago parking garage Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in Chicago. Authorities say the body of a missing University of Illinois at Chicago student has been found in a car inside campus parking garage.The Cook County medical examiner identified the woman found Saturday as 19-year-old Ruth George of Berwyn.

Associated Press

November 25, 2019

The death of a University of Illinois at Chicago undergraduate student whose body was found inside a campus parking garage has been ruled a homicide. The Cook County medical examiner says Sunday’s autopsy showed 19-year-old Ruth George of Berwyn died of strangulation. UIC police Chief Kevin Booker...

DePaul drops non-conference finale to UIC

In their last rehearsal before beginning conference play, the Blue Demons (3-3) fell to UIC 2-0, on Tuesday afternoon at Wish Field.

Cristhian Plasencia, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018

In their last rehearsal before beginning conference play, the Blue Demons (3-3) fell to UIC 2-0, on Tuesday afternoon at Wish Field. DePaul earned six corner kicks but couldn’t convert on their set pieces. After falling behind 1-0, Harry Hilling took back-to-back corners but three minutes after that se...

DePaul men’s soccer shuts out UIC 4-0 at home

Jack Higgins

September 14, 2016

The DePaul men’s soccer team trounced the UIC Flames (1-4-1) 4-0 at Wish Field Wednesday bringing them to 4-1-2 before their first conference game against Xavier this Saturday. At the eighth minute in the first half the Flames had their best chances of the game when they put two shots on net, but...

DePaul men’s basketball avoids collapse with 72-71 win over UIC

Ben Gartland

November 15, 2014

To Billy Garrett Jr., pressure is something that doesn't exist. Whether it's a few seconds or 15 minutes to go, the size of the rim is the same. In an almost identical shot to the one that tied the game against Marquette on Blue Demon day in February, Garrett hit another big three. This time, however, ...

Three things to watch out for: DePaul men’s basketball vs. UIC

Matthew Paras

November 14, 2014

DePaul men’s basketball makes their season debut Friday at 9 p.m. at McGrath-Phillips Arena against UIC. Read More »...

DePaul men’s soccer lose a heartbreaker in 2OT to Flames 2-1

DePaul defender Koray Yesilli left the 2-1 double overtime loss against UIC with an
injury, limping off to the sidelines. The extent of his injury is unclear. (Maggie Gallagher / The DePaulia)

Eric Domingo

September 21, 2014

The Blue Demons (3-3-1) faced a tough challenge as they loss their battle against their cross-town rivals the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Flames (4-2-1) 2-1 in double overtime. The Flame’s Jorge Alvarez scored UIC’s only two goals, but his most important one came in the 13th mi...

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