Spells, Swords, and Keyboards:The Rapid Growth of eSports

By Andrew Beers Staff Writer In 1972, the megahit Pong was released to arcades in America. The game was such a success that it proceeded to be a popular hit in households as the featured game on the first commercial video game console, the Magnavox Odyssey. Over 40 years later, Pong can be seen as a staple in competitive game. Although popular present day video games such … [Read more...]

Reel History is off to an explosive start

By Andrew Beers Staff Writer As students entered the Air Products Room in Trexler Library, they are greeted by the smiling faces of history and TV/film professors. Popcorn, candies and drinks are complimentary for the enjoyment of the film. Fireball candies are displayed to compliment the theme of the night’s event, “Reel History: Going Nuclear.” This was the second year … [Read more...]

“Picnic” Brings Big Laughs to the Main Stage

By Allison McCausland A&E and Online Editor Act 1 extends the Labor Day weekend into October with William Inge’s comedy classic Picnic, which ran from Sept. 26 to Oct. 7 at the Labuda Center for the Performing Arts Theater. Contemporary at the time of its opening, Picnic gives a glimpse into the relationships between men and women in the 1950s Midwest over a Labor … [Read more...]

Building mold situation getting handled

By Chris Shaddock Editor-in-Chief Mold has been found in several buildings throughout campus throughout the past few weeks, due to the unusual weather this summer. DeSales Emergency Service Coordinator, Dennis Rasley, has responded to the situation by hiring Air Care & Restoration Co. who are working on eradicating and preventing the mold from coming … [Read more...]

Valley Voyage: The Brick and its delicious options

By Kari Condel Sports Editor Looking for a new place to eat different from the DeSales University Center? Look no further than The Brick, located in the heart of downtown Bethlehem with its customers and their specialties at the forefront. This type of experience gives its patrons something different and exciting each time they visit. “The name is derived from both its … [Read more...]