News & Features

DACA: All you need to know

By Victor Porcelli Staff Writer DACA, which stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is a policy enacted by President Obama on June 15, 2012, which grants individuals meeting certain requirements temporary safety from deportation. Applicants are required to have been under … Read More

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Download the latest issue here: 52 final print.compressed Featured Articles: DACA: All you need to know National Suicide Prevention Month calls attention to mental illness Jen Bricker addresses students on the trait of patience Augi, augi, never quit Check out these other … Read More

Where Are They Now: Adam Zielonka

By Ellen Cicchitti Staff Writer Since graduating from DeSales University in 2016 with his bachelor’s degree in communication and sport management, Adam Zielonka has been attending the Phillip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland for a three-semester program. This fall is … Read More

DeSales’ bulldog: Is new always better?

By Antonia Spano Layout Editor On June 30 this past summer, DeSales University’s athletics department announced a new logo for the DeSales Bulldog on their Twitter page. Before students returned to school it replaced the old image online and on school apparel. Around school, students are … Read More

Change comes to DeSales: No free parking!

By James Evans Staff Writer As many students have discovered upon returning to campus this fall, parking is no longer free. That means take your car, do not pass go and do not collect $200. In fact, students may be paying up to $75 in parking permit fees. The changes to the parking … Read More

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Arts & Entertainment

The Beatles: The greatest rock band ever?

By Amanda Seamayer Staff Writer Music, like most art forms, is subjective. In other words, what one person may like, another could skip over; therefore, making it very hard to critique. After all, critiques are just strongly worded opinion pieces. However, that still doesn’t stop music … Read More

“Good Time” is a more than just a title

By Allison McCausland A&E and Online Editor Fresh off its premiere and Palm d’Or nomination at the Cannes Film Festival in August, “Good Time” is a non-stop thrill ride that has not permeated the crime-drama genre in a while. Catapulted by magnificent performances, fresh direction and a … Read More

Kesha makes a comeback

By Lindsay Wigo Editorial Editor Kesha Sebert, previously known as Ke$ha but currently known as just Kesha, has come a long way since her first breakthrough song “TiK ToK” in 2010. For those who do not know anything about Kesha, she is a 30-year-old American singer, rapper, and songwriter from … Read More

DSU Historical Film Series to Make Debut

By Allison McCausland A&E and Online Editor On Wednesday, Sept. 20, DeSales University’s history program and TV/film department will be joining forces to present the inaugural screening of their Historical Film Series: “Reel” History. The free event is at 7 p.m. in the Air Product Room of … Read More

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Sports

Augi, augi, never quit

By Kari Condel Staff Writer As the DeSales women’s rugby team approaches their fifth season, they are more dedicated, dialed-in and driven than ever. With its commencement in 2013 and fluctuating growth pattern, the program aims to grow in strength and numbers this season. “Rugby offers an … Read More

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Editorials

From the Editor’s Desk…

By Chris Shaddock Editor-in-Chief How’s it going everyone? Welcome back! I hope everyone had an awesome summer. Half of mine was spent in South Korea while the other half was spent working at a warehouse putting stickers on cable boxes. It is good to be back in school. Last semester I … Read More

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