SGA confirms rumors surrounding “McShea-Gate”

By Paul RakszawskiThe MinstrelCafé McShea has always provided students with a place to go at night to get food or to hang out with friends. But now the cafe is facing increased scrutiny as some are questioning the integrity of the staff that work behind the counter. As the Student Government Association (SGA) has recently learned, the monitor next to the cash register that is … [Read more...]

PACE Program Shifts Focus; Character U Adds New Leadership Role

By Caitlin Lenker and Caitlin ScottThe MinstrelChanges have abounded on the DeSales campus in recent months. Sidewalks have been added, academic departments have been reorganized and cosmetic improvements have been made to the McShea Student Union, to name a few. Plans are also being made for another restructuring change that will occur in time for the 2011-2012 academic year: … [Read more...]

CSSJ Puts “Faith Into Action”

By Stephen FaleskiThe MinstrelProviding students with community service opportunities is an integral part of DeSales University’s Catholic identity. To that end, the Center for Service and Social Justice (CSSJ) hosts numerous public service-related activities each semester to give students the opportunity to put their faith into action.Since its founding approximately eight … [Read more...]

From the Editor’s Desk….

With it being close to Halloween, I thought it would be fitting to discuss one of the most “frightening” things in America: haunted attractions. While it is debatable whether anything is really “haunted,” Americans have created the ever popular “fake haunted house,” which most citizens have gone to at least once in their life. Luckily, in this area there are several of these … [Read more...]

ECC Showcases the Talents of DeSales Dance Majors

By Michelle LoGuercioThe MinstrelEach fall, the DeSales University Dance Program showcases its fresh and inspiring young choreographers in the Emerging Choreographers Concert (ECC). This year, the concert is moving back to its original home in the Shubert Theater of the Labuda Center for the Arts, after moving off-campus last year to the Ice House in Bethlehem.  This year, more … [Read more...]