Men’s soccer team wins Freedom Conference Championship

By Paul RakszawskiThe MinstrelThe DeSales men’s soccer team won its fourth Freedom Conference championship in six years, shutting out Eastern University 3-0 on Saturday, November 6. In front of a lively home crowd, the Bulldogs netted three first-half goals and cruised to victory, earning an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament in the process.Sophomore mid-fielder, Steve … [Read more...]

Deer crashes through classroom window

By Larry Lowry The Minstrel On Wednesday, November 3, at approximately nine a.m., the DeSales community was taken aback by a surprise guest that visited Dr. Daniel Kelly’s History and Philosophy of Sport class … by entering through the side entrance. A 6-point, 300 dressing weight buck slammed through a first floor window into Dooling Hall, room 106, a few … [Read more...]

Channel 99 will return in Spring 2011

By Larry Lowry The Minstrel Turn on the nearest TV right now. Flip the remote to channel 99. You see that? TV is on its way back to campus. Beginning in the spring 2011 semester, the DeSales television station, Channel 99, will be back up and running after a six year hiatus. The channel will be entirely student run and will feature student shows and other student … [Read more...]

From the Editor’s Desk…

What is the role of The Minstrel? Since I have been editor of "The Minstrel," I have been fortunate to work with a group of people who are intent on practicing good journalism. Included in that practice, is finding and reporting on controversial stories that, by their very nature, cause discussion and sometimes annoyance. Despite what some may think, the newspaper is not … [Read more...]

New four-year “DeSales Experience”

By Stephen Faleski The Minstrel Since 2006, every freshmen class at DeSales University has gone through the Character U program. The program has become well established as part of a student’s first year at DeSales. Now the University is considering expanding its orientation program once again. Within the next five years, DeSales plans to integrate Character U into The … [Read more...]