First-year Head Coach Ridout Leads Women’s Soccer to an Impressive Start

By Hutton Jackson A&E and Online Editor This article was originally published in Issue 2, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (September 24, 2015). Click here to view the entire issue. Greg Ridout was brought on as head coach of the DeSales women’s soccer team less than a month before the team's first regular season game, yet he has already been able to replicate … [Read more...]

From the Editor’s Desk: The Business of Busyness

Friends, this issue of The Minstrel was not easy to coordinate. No issue ever is—my diligent staff and I do real work to produce every issue, more work than you might think. The process looks like this: Hold a staff meeting, brainstorm and assign articles and photography assignments, research and write the articles, take pictures, edit edit edit, lay everything out in the … [Read more...]

Throwback Thursday: Rev. Dooling Welcomes Alumni to First Ever Homecoming in 1973

In celebration of The Minstrel's 50th Anniversary, the staff has decided to compile several past articles throughout the decades and re-release them online as part of our "Throwback Thursday" series. To start the series, The Minstrel has decided to publish the following letter from former President Rev. J. Stuart Dooling as he welcomes back past alumni to the very first … [Read more...]

Our Second Fall Issue Is Here

Download the latest issue of The Minstrel (September 24, 2015)! In this issue Lauren Trumbull examines the rise in campus food costs, Alexa Manzo informs students on how they can sign up to see Pope Francis in Philadelphia this coming weekend and Will Edwards sits down with sophomore soccer player Cheikh Thiam on growing up in western Africa and his journey to the United … [Read more...]