News & Features

Alumna Messineo’s fast-track to novelist

By Jaci Wendel News Editor After she graduated from DeSales in 1995 with a degree in English, Teresa Messineo took a Mensa self-test for kicks, and scored in the top two-to-three percentile. It was only then that she recognized “an innate talent and intelligence” that she possessed and pursued … Read More

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Arts & Entertainment

Film Festival to feature alum Steve Burns

By CJ Bamert Staff Writer Labuda is the hub for the arts with great plays put on by the theater department or the concerts by the dance department. Rounding them all out is TV/film, who is putting on its 17th annual film fest March 24 and 25 at 8:00 p.m. on Labuda’s Main Stage. This year’s … Read More

“A Cure for Wellness” is gorgeous but dull

By CJ Bamert Staff Writer Gore Verbinski has had a really interesting career. He’s made some great films such as “The Ring” and “Pirates of the Caribbean,” one of the best modern blockbusters. But he also made the following two “Pirates of the Caribbean,” along with 2013’s flop “The Long … Read More

“The Crucible” is another hit for Act 1

By Allison McCausland Online Editor Act One outdoes itself once again with their spring semester drama, topping last year’s “Elektra” with the tantalizing and intense Arthur Miller classic, “The Crucible.” Although rooted in the past, many of the themes and feelings resonate with audiences … Read More

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Women’s lacrosse: History in the making

By Kari Condel and James Evans Staff Writers “The thought of our 21 players making history here at DeSales prior to the first draw gave me goosebumps and brought tears to my eyes,” said coach Rachel Smith. Although the season is far from over, the women’s lacrosse team made DeSales history, … Read More

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From the Editor’s Desk…

By Kellie Dietrich Editor-in-Chief In November, The Minstrel published my article “‘Sexual orientation’ missing from non-discrimination policies.” Seeing this article published was a proud moment for me as a journalist. I’m glad my article is still leading to faculty discussions four months … Read More

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