Nuclear Weaponry is Terrifying

By Christopher Shaddock Editor-in-Chief The world is probably the safest it has ever been. People on average live longer due to progress in medical care, there are less wars due to nations allying with each other and there is less violence in general due to there being fair laws enforced by authorities. Even though our world feels like a utopia to people living 100 years … [Read more...]

Across the pond: Spending time abroad in England

By Allison McCausland A&E Editor First things first: always pack an umbrella. That is one of the first things I learned in traveling around the UK, as several places can experience all four seasons in one day. If you ever choose to travel or study abroad in England, this is one of the most helpful tips I can share with you. And an oyster card. I suppose now that’s two … [Read more...]

DeSales University Film Festival a success

By Ellen Cicchitti Online Editor Every spring semester, DeSales University hosts its annual film festival (DUFF) which showcases student and alumni films for anyone in attendance to see. Last Saturday, March 24, at 8:00 p.m., junior Joseph Sheehan and senior Amanda Seemayer oversaw the event, as the head producers, and introduced the 15 short films. There were a few … [Read more...]

Can we lower the number?

By Antonia Spano Layout Editor According to DonateLife.org, 22 people die every day waiting for a life-saving transplant.That’s one person for every year that the average senior is alive. The number increases every year. I remember when I was ten years old, the number was around ten. Then, it was close to seventeen when I was seventeen. Today, April 12, is my 24th … [Read more...]

DeSales helps run Special Olympics bowling sectional

By Bridget Walsh Sports Editor Remember competing against friends and family to see who could avoid throwing a gutter ball the longest? Or anxiously waiting to see who would record the first strike? How about the smell of rented shoes or the sound of today’s hits and yesterday’s favorites playing through the speakers? For the approximately 350 participants at the … [Read more...]