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The Kenmore, 5040 N. Kenmore Ave., is one of a series of Chicago Housing Authority buildings. The CHA is considering a program that would allow ex-offenders to live with family members in public housing.

Public housing program to provide second chances

April 14, 2014

To help residents with criminal records contribute to society, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is backing a pilot program that would allow a test group of ex-offenders to be re-admitted to public housing.Emanuel and ...

See how they hear: New study finds heightened hearing in blind mice

By Assistant Sports & Health Editor

February 17, 2014

Vision loss may enhance the ability to differentiate between frequencies and pitches, which could make for better musicality, according to a recent study out of Johns Hopkins University.The study, published Feb. 5 in Neuron, a biweekly scientific journal, found that blind mice were able to hear softer sounds and better distinguish different frequencies than they could when they could see. The study showed the majority of chan...

Old team, new blood

By Nader Ihmoud

November 5, 2012

The No. 25-ranked DePaul University Blue Demons women’s basketball team begins its season Nov. 9 with the annual Maggie Dixon Classic at McGrath-Phillips Arena, 2335 N. Sheffield Ave.Head Coach Doug Bruno is in his 27th season at the helm of the fast-paced Blue Demons. Even though six players of last year’s “magnificent seven” have returned, Bruno is not pleased with the team’s development following its blow-out victory...

Athlete Profile: Anna Martin

By Kyle Rich

November 5, 2012

Anna Martin, senior guard for the DePaul Blue Demons women’s basketball team, was nominated Oct. 18 for the 2012-–2013 Preseason Big East Player of the Year award. This year marks her final season with the Blue Demons, and she will try to help her team make it far intothe postseason.When she attended Lexington Christian Academy high school in Kentucky, she led her team to three state championships. Coming off a recent ank...

Bruno reaches for high hopes

By Nader Ihmoud

April 2, 2012

Despite his team’s season coming to an end, Head Coach Doug Bruno believes DePaul University’s Blue Demons will be capable of reaching their ultimate goal of winning a national championship and consistently competing in Final Fours before he has to say “adios.”The Demons women’s basketball team failed to reach its third Sweet Sixteen appearance in school history following its 63-48 loss to the Tennessee University ...

‘Being Flynn,’ looking backward

By Drew Hunt

February 29, 2012

Director Paul Weitz (“Little Fockers,” “Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant”) opens his newest film with an aged but no less ubiquitous Robert De Niro as he walks into a parking garage and gets behind the wheel of a bright yellow taxicab. An image as loaded as that one is enough to pull an audience straight out of your film, but Weitz is content to let minds wander. And why not? After all, the biggest criti...

Blue Demons win important conference game

By Nader Ihmoud

February 13, 2012

With less than one minute remaining in the game, the crowd began celebrating the No. 22-ranked DePaul University Blue Demons’ (18-7) victory by singing “Happy Birthday” to junior guard Anna Martin Feb. 8 at McGrath-Phillips Arena, 1313 N. Sheffield Ave.Together Martin and forward Katherine Harry scored 48 of their team’s points in the 79-73 victory over the Villanova University Wildcats. Blue Demons Head Coach Doug ...

Big East Powerhouse

By Etheria Modacure

January 31, 2011

The NCAA Women’s Final Four will be held in Indianapolis, and one program looks to make the short trip from Chicago to the Conseco Fieldhouse. The DePaul University women’s basketball team has been winning games with an aggressive playing style on both sides of the basketball court and may be one of the select four teams playing for a championship in April.The Blue Demons are off to one their best starts in program histo...

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