Women’s lacrosse: History in the making

By Kari Condel and James Evans Staff Writers “The thought of our 21 players making history here at DeSales prior to the first draw gave me goosebumps and brought tears to my eyes,” said coach Rachel Smith. Although the season is far from over, the women’s lacrosse team made DeSales history, as they commenced their inaugural season. Before their first ever game in … [Read more...]

Alum James J. Greenfield elected fourth president

By Kellie Dietrich Editor-in-Chief The Board of Trustees elected Rev. James J. Greenfield, OSFS as the University’s fourth president and is the first alumnus of the University to fill the role. His tenure will begin January 1, 2018. Greenfield is succeeding the retiring Rev. Bernard O’Connor, OSFS, who has served as president since 1999. “The Trustees are pleased to … [Read more...]

Film Festival to feature alum Steve Burns

By CJ Bamert Staff Writer Labuda is the hub for the arts with great plays put on by the theater department or the concerts by the dance department. Rounding them all out is TV/film, who is putting on its 17th annual film fest March 24 and 25 at 8:00 p.m. on Labuda’s Main Stage. This year’s lineup consists of nine unique films, all of them either fitting in the category … [Read more...]

Check out Minstrel Issue 51-11 Today!

Download the eleventh issue of the Minstrel today! 51-11 Final.compressed Featured Articles: Alum James J. Greenfield elected fourth president Catholic leaders send Clean Power Plan support letter to Trump Influence of Sphere Orchid Extravaganza open through March Check out the rest of the articles in the PDF: Students work over spring break through … [Read more...]

Servant love: Gerhart tells students her love story at Agape Latte

By Jaci Wendel News Editor This semester’s Agape Latte program, a nationally syndicated speaker series that invites students to hear the love stories of faculty and staff, appropriately kicked off the day after Valentine’s Day, Feb. 15, with one of DeSales’ most loved staff members, Jaime Gerhart, director of the Center for Service and Social Justice. Gerhart begun her … [Read more...]