The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

The Student Newspaper of DePaul University

The DePaulia

DePaul forward Jorie Allen (No. 33) and guard Anaya Peoples (No. 22) get set on defense in a match against Western Michigan November 6, 2023, at Wintrust Arena.

Anaya Peoples and Jorie Allen: Leadership duo for DePaul basketball building a culture of love

Samantha Davis, Contributing Writer May 5, 2024

Basketball is an unpredictable sport, but one thing remained consistent for DePaul women’s basketball this past season. When there was a game, Anaya Peoples and Jorie Allen would make plays and lead...

DePaul guard Katlyn Gilbert, guarded by UConn superstar Paige Bueckers, looks for an opening on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024, at Wintrust Arena. Bueckers finished with 30 points while Gilbert notched 13.

UConn pummels DePaul, shows why matchup is still one-sided

Nathan Klepp, Contributing Writer March 3, 2024

Although recent road scares against DePaul in years past have spooked the UConn Huskies women’s basketball team, their matchup Sunday, Feb. 25 was all UConn. The all-time season series is now 25-1...

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...

Katlyn Gilbert pushes the pace in DePauls first ever matchup against Stonehill, Nov. 9 at Wintrust Arena. Gilbert finished with the programs seventh ever triple-double.

DePaul gears up for Louisville with back-to-back wins

Christian Maysonet, Contributing Writer November 10, 2023

DePaul women’s basketball began the season with a 77-53 win against Western Michigan University (WMU) Monday night at Wintrust Arena, followed by their first ever matchup with the Skyhawks of Stonehill...

Forward Jorie Allen reaches for a rebound in an exhibition against Lewis Oct. 29, 2023 at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul Athletics looks to boost student attendance at Wintrust

Rose O'Keeffe, Asst. News Editor November 5, 2023

Cheers echo off empty seats at Wintrust Arena as a cohort of student fans gather to watch DePaul basketball. Though DIBS and the dance team try to make their Blue Demon pride reach the nosebleeds, those...

Letter from the Editor: DePaul basketball needs momentum

Letter from the Editor: DePaul basketball needs momentum

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor November 5, 2023

Sports bring people together. In 2016, I fell in love with sports when the 372,000-resident city of Cleveland filled with 1.3 million people to celebrate their Cleveland Cavaliers when they won the NBA...

Fans gather for the DePaul-Iowa women’s charity basketball game at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City, Iowa, on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2023. The outdoor game broke the record for attendance for a woman’s basketball game with 55,646 fans in attendance.

Historic attendance record set at DePaul, Iowa charity exhibition

Ryan Hinske and Vanessa Lopez October 15, 2023

DePaul University's women's basketball team commenced its 50th season by participating in a charity exhibition game against the University of Iowa Hawkeyes, breaking the all-time women’s basketball attendance...

Jorie Allen (left) and Anaya Peoples of the DePaul Womens Basketball team express their confidence in the upcoming season Wednesday, Oct. 4. Both fifth-year athletes, Allen and Peoples anticipate their final season at DePaul.

Chicago colleges connect for basketball media day

Ryan Hinske, Sports Editor October 8, 2023

DePaul hosted a media day for several Chicago area men’s and women’s basketball programs on Wednesday at the Chicago Sports Museum. Four schools were in attendance: DePaul, Loyola Chicago, Northwestern...

Head coach Doug Bruno yelling out to his players during the game against Marquette in 2020.

DePaul women’s basketball looks to bounce back next year after disappointing end to 2020-21 season

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor in Chief May 31, 2021

Winning has become a staple of the DePaul women’s basketball program. At this point, it’s an expectation that the Blue Demons will win at least 75 percent of their regular-season games.  For 18...

 DePaul sophomore forward Jorie Allen is looking to grab a rebound against Seton Hall on Feb. 15 at Wintrust Arena.

From Indiana to DePaul: Jorie Allen just beginning to make her mark at Lincoln Park

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor in Chief March 7, 2021

For some basketball players, they are the first in their family to play in college. But sophomore forward Jorie Allen is continuing her family’s basketball legacy.  Allen, who is a starter on the...

 DePaul senior guard Deja Church looks to take a charge against Marquette on Wednesday at Wintrust Arena.

DePaul gets back to winning ways after concerning two-game losing streak

Ernesto Hernandez, Assistant Sports Editor February 28, 2021

The DePaul Blue Demons snapped their two-game losing streak when they beat the Providence Friars, 75-49. The win put a nice cap on what was an otherwise frustrating week. Prior to the win against Providence,...

DePaul freshman guard Darrione Rogers stays in front of a Villanova player on Jan. 4 at Wintrust Arena.

Darrione Rogers starting to gain confidence in her freshman season

Lawrence Kreymer, Editor in Chief January 10, 2021

For some freshmen, it takes time before they can settle into a new environment and truly feel comfortable playing with a new team. But for DePaul freshman guard Darrione Rogers, the “settling in”...

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