PSF turns in another bright season at DeSales

By Allison McCausland A&E and Online Editor From June 1 until Aug. 5, DeSales’ Labuda Center for the Performing Arts was once again home to the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival for another spectacular season. The line-up of productions began with the acclaimed musical Ragtime, which takes place at the turn of the twentieth century and tells the tale of three … [Read more...]

HFS is “Going Nuclear” for 2018-2019 screenings

By Allison McCausland A&E and Online Editor The Historical Film Series is back in full throttle this semester with its first film being 1964’s Dr. Strangelove: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb on Tuesday Sept. 18 at 7 p.m. in the Trexler Library. Under the year’s theme of “Going Nuclear,” the concept of nuclear warfare after the advent of the … [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...]

Dance Ensemble 2018 Highlights

By Antonia Spano Layout Editor Last month, on March 16-18, DeSales’ Dance Department had its annual DeSales University Dance Ensemble (DUDE) Concert. Dance students were featured in six dances, with the final dance only performed by seniors. “For me, concert implies a much more formal showing of art at a professional level. When I was younger, I danced in annual … [Read more...]

Black Panther: An Empowering and Action-Packed Tale

By Ellen Cicchitti Online Editor Marvel’s Black Panther was the most anticipated film of 2018, and it is clear to see why. Directed by Ryan Coogler and written by Joe Robert Cole, with assistance from Coogler, it has become one of the highest-grossing films of 2018, and even set the record for the biggest debut by an African-American director. For Coogler and Cole, Black … [Read more...]