The Columbia Chronicle

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...

Isabella Rotman

Notable Native: Isabella Rotman

January 27, 2014

For Isabella Rotman, drawing is a life-long passion. Rotman grew up drawing with her mom, who is also an artist, in a small beach town in Maine. Rotman’s talent and love of drawing have led her to som...

Northwestern Wildcats prepare for another Big Ten opponent

By Nader Ihmoud

January 22, 2013 Northwestern University Wildcats will continue Big Ten play when the No. 12 ranked University of Minnesota Gophers visit Welsh Ryan Arena on Jan. 23.The Wildcats (11–8) are 2–4 against conference opponents and have posted a 6–7 record at home this season. The Wildcats have won the last five meetings between the two teams at Welsh Ryan. Northwestern’s only road loss happened during the ...

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...

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 ...

‘The Magnificent Seven’ season ends as Volunteers move on to Sweet 16

By Nader Ihmoud

March 20, 2012

Doug Bruno, DePaul University Blue Demons’ head coach, refused to call the game against the Tennessee University Lady Volunteers a war, but he described the loss as a “back alley fight.”The Demons ended their 11-game winning streak at the Allstate Arena, 6920 Manheim Road, and their season came to an end before the team could earn a trip back to the Sweet Sixteen. Guard Anna Martin lead all scorers with 20 points, but ea...

‘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...

Lack of testing gets a failing grade

By Brianna Wellen

February 27, 2012

The college experience, though fun and exciting, can also be an extremely nerve-racking time in a young person’s life. Besides the stresses of moving to a new place with a new group of people, new responsibilities—such as supporting yourself financially and looking after your own well-being—often come into play.Typically, colleges make the latter as easy and accessible as possible. On-campus health clinics provide su...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

We've got you covered