From the Editor’s Desk: Adam’s Farewell

The first encounter I ever had with The Minstrel was when I picked up an issue while visiting DeSales as a high school senior. One of the headlines on the front page, above the fold, merely read “Allergy Season.” “I often have a class or two each day where I probably sneeze around every 10-15 minutes and have to blow my nose after,” one student was quoted as saying. Truly … [Read more...]

What Happens to CoursEvals After You Hit ‘Send’

By Adam Zielonka Editor-in-Chief Dr. Karen Walton was in her office one Friday afternoon reading course evaluations, before the system was converted from paper and pencil to digital, and a particular comment caught her eye. “Someone was complaining about an instructor, and this person said, ‘But I know that nobody ever reads this and nobody cares, and my telephone number … [Read more...]

McFadden Chat: Kissig’s Films Sweep Awards at DUFF

Senior TV/film major Brian Kissig joins Minstrel editor-in-chief Adam Zielonka to talk about the awards Kissig's films won at the DeSales University Film Festival (DUFF) earlier this month.  Be sure to read Alexander Lingle's full recap of DUFF. Video directed and filmed by Kellie Dietrich and edited by Adam Zielonka.   … [Read more...]