The Columbia Chronicle

‘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...

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...

Blue Demons defeat USF 77-61

By Etheria Modacure

January 13, 2011

The DePaul University Blue Demons women’s basketball team is quickly becoming a top team to watch this season in the Big East. The Blue Demons (15-2, 4-0) won their third consecutive game when they beat the University of South Florida Bulls (9-9, 0-4) 77-61 at McGrath Arena on Jan. 11.With four players scoring in double figures, the Blue Demons were able to use a balanced offensive attack to keep the Bulls from taking contr...

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