From the Editor’s Desk…

I want to take this opportunity to highlight some of the stories the Minstrel is covering this week.  First off the town hall held by SGA was quite a sight to see two weeks ago.  The events that have occurred on campus as a result of drinking have definitely turned heads around DeSales.  But in my four years here I have never seen a student body, freshman to senior who have … [Read more...]

Students Flock to Town Hall Meeting

By Caitlin Lenker The Minstrel “This is the biggest meeting in DeSales history without a Character U point and free food,” said senior nursing major, Greg Montessano. He was referring to the student attendance at the Town Hall meeting, held in the McShea Student Union on September 15.  After seeing fliers that indicated that there may not be any Homecoming, Semiformal, Formal … [Read more...]

DeSales Crowns Mr. & Mrs. DeSales

By Derek Slichter The Minstrel Sometimes traditions die, never to be brought back again. But other times, they are resurrected and given a second life. The Mr. and Ms. DeSales Pageant, held recently in the DeSales University Center, is one of those traditions. Student Night Life (SNL) decided to bring the pageant back to life after it was mentioned at one of their … [Read more...]

Homecoming Brings About School Spirit

By Larry Lowry The Minstrel After the Town Hall meeting raised the potential of losing Homecoming, the atmosphere of the past two weekends has been subdued to say the least.  Many students are concerned about losing privileges and harsher penalties for those caught breaking school policy, as well as a general concern for the welfare of the campus. New restrictions were … [Read more...]

Best Buddies Kicks Off New Year With Buddy Picnic

By Mary Bielski The Minstrel On a bright Sunday in September the DeSales University chapter of Best Buddies kicked off the new school year with a meet-and-greet picnic. With food, cookie decorating, volleyball, a beanbag toss, and “speed dating” to meet the new buddies, the picnic got the program off to a great start, according to Amanda Castellvi, sophomore nursing … [Read more...]