Vacationing in Colorado: Hike, Raft, Explore

Pikes Peak stands at just over 14,000 feet.

By Christopher Shaddock Sports Editor Colorado, approximately 1,700 miles from DeSales, is probably not the most sought out vacation spot near here, but it is a perfect summer trip for outdoor lovers. Colorado’s mountains and rivers are a natural beauty, providing a great place for camping activities, and makes the whole experience quite serene and relaxing. Colorado is … [Read more...]

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival Performs 25th Season


By Antonia Spano Staff Writer DeSales University hosts the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival every summer, using the Labuda Center for Performing Arts. This year’s lineup of shows marked the 25th anniversary of PSF and included Love’s Labour’s Lost, Blithe Spirit, The Taming of the Shrew, Julius Caesar and the musical West Side Story. Shows ran from July 13 to August … [Read more...]

“Suicide Squad” Just Misses the Mark

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By Allison McCausland Staff Writer In the age of superhero films, Warner Bros. Pictures and the DC Cinematic Universe adds its third installment this summer in its efforts to compete with its counterpart, Marvel Studios. Though this time around, DC changes the usual elements expected of these types of films by putting villains in the hollowed role in order to save the … [Read more...]

What You Need to Know about Season Four of ‘Orange is the New Black’


By Bridget Walsh Staff Writer Netflix released the fourth season of its very popular original series Orange is the New Black on June 17 for its viewers. The storyline that follows the lives of the inmates reaches an all new level this season as the plot escalates to the overwhelming and unexpected climax in the finale. As a disclaimer, there will be spoilers discussed … [Read more...]

‘Overwatch’: A Game That Will Make You Want to Stay Indoors This Summer

“Overwatch” can be bought on PC for $40, and on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 for $60. Photo courtesy of Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.

By Chris Shaddock Sports Editor The summer is a great time for people to do many outdoor activities such as camping or hiking. But somedays all a person really wants to do is just stay in a nice air conditioned house and relax with an enjoyable videogame. And with a game like “Overwatch,” people are going to be doing a whole lot more of that. The game was developed … [Read more...]