The Columbia Chronicle

Doug Bruno will coach Olympics

By Nader Ihmoud

January 30, 2012

Blue Demons fans cheered while they could. Doug Bruno, DePaul University’s women’s basketball head coach, was named one of three assistant coaches of the U.S. Women’s National Basketball Team Jan. 21.Bruno was made aware of his position in front of a sold–out crowd at McGrath-Phillips Arena, 2323 N. Sheffield Ave., before his team tipped-off against the third-ranked University of Connecticut Huskies.“It means a ton...

MPAA’s blackout criticism a complete joke

By Luke Wilusz

January 23, 2012

Wikipedia, Reddit and hundreds of other websites participated in a massive Internet blackout Jan. 18 to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect Intellectual Property Act, which would effectively allow the U.S. government to censor the Internet and take down websites without due process. The sites went offline for a day and were replaced with notices meant to inform visitors about the bills and raise awareness a...

Mind your own business

By Brianna Wellen

December 12, 2011

Columbia's part-time faculty union, P-Fac, has been airing its grievances to anyone who would listen since I’ve been a part of the student body. The group has been collecting support from students and other faculty and staff, and recently, through joining Occupy Columbia protests, a group known as C.A.C.H.E., the Coalition Against the Corporatization of Higher Education. Bringing this group into the mix resulted in a bomba...

Comparing women’s health services: College campuses around Chicago offer varying degrees of health services to women

By Lindsey Woods

December 12, 2011

Students looking at colleges generally consider lengthy lists of criteria they want their prospective school to have, including how well schools accommodate their students. One criterion that may be hard to find is what kind of medical care students have access to and how much that care costs. For women in particular, this may include annual gynecological exams, pregnancy testing and access to birth control and emergency c...

DePaul defeats St. John’s in Conference Opener

By Nader Ihmoud

December 2, 2011

Students from Chicago Public Schools and Chicago Catholic Schools, who flooded McGrath Phillips Arena, 2323 N. Sheffield Ave., cheered loud and proud in blue shirts provided by DePaul University during the Blue Demons’ 69-52 victory over conference opponent St. John’s University’s Red Storm.DePaul held its first Big East game of the season on “Chicagoland Field Trip Day,” during which the school reached out to C...

Postseason hoop dreams

By Etheria Modacure

November 22, 2010

DePaul University, Loyola University and the University of Illinois at Chicago men’s basketball teams have been in dire need of help for the past few seasons and beyond. UIC and DePaul are in the process of rebuilding their programs, and Loyola is  looking to field a healthy and competitive team for this season.For the DePaul Blue Demons, it has been a rough few years in Big East conference play. The UIC Flames and Loyol...

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