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SGA hosts O’Connor Fest

By Lauren Daley Staff Writer The season of Oktoberfest and fall festivals are upon us, and DeSales students got to celebrate in their own style. On Saturday, Oct. 15, students had the opportunity to gather together for O’Connorfest, hosted by the Student Government Association (SGA). SGA … Read More

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Arts & Entertainment

Alessia Cara challenges the expectation of women to wear tight, form-fitting clothing by choosing to perform in jeans and t-shirts, and also doing her own hair and make-up. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Mainstream Music Breaking Down Stereotypes

Kellie Dietrich Editor-in-Chief Mainstream music is hard to get away from. With fun beats and catchy lyrics, listeners sing along even when those lyrics are extremely degrading. They tell women they are objects: “a collectable, just like fine china” (thanks, Chris Brown) and also tell men to … Read More

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The front and back of the t-shirts sold to support American Cancer Society. Photo courtesy of Tommy Friedman

Pink Warriors Strike Back

By Chris Shaddock  Sports Editor   Early in the 2016 spring semester, junior Tommy Friedman was hanging out in his room when he got a call from his mother. She explained to him that she was diagnosed with breast cancer. “I just remember being really upset,” said Friedman. “I didn’t tell … Read More

Photos by Pat Jacoby.

Photo By Pat Jacoby

An alumnus' passion for his school, job By Chris Shaddock Sports Editor If readers looked at previous issues of The Minstrel, they would notice that for the past few years, below almost all of the pictures within the sports pages say “Photo by Pat Jacoby.” Jacoby is the assistant … Read More

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