Must-see Fall Movies


By CJ Bamert Staff Writer Fall is finally upon us: chilly nights, pumpkin spice everything and buckling back down into classes. Fall also brings a new crop of releases into movie theaters. These films aren’t always as big and explosive as the ones from the summertime; but fall can be filled with some of the best movie releases, possible Oscar contenders and several … [Read more...]

“War Dogs” Lacks Character, Plot Development

“War Dogs” was released 19 August, 2016. Photo courtesy of

By Alexander Lingle Layout Editor David Packouz slept like a baby after a long day at the office. Of course, his office was a warehouse in Albania full of Cold War era weaponry that he and his partner, Efraim Diveroli, were selling to the U.S. military in a multimillion dollar deal. Technically, the business they were conducting was less than legal. The weapons he and his … [Read more...]

Palaye Royale’s “Boom Boom Room,” a Solid Debut


By Ellen Cicchitti Staff Writer On July 24, 2016, the self-proclaimed “fashion-art rock band” Palaye Royale released their first album, “Boom Boom Room.” The band of brothers– Remington Leith (vocals), Sebastian Danzig (guitar, organs) and Emerson Barrett (drums)–is bringing a newer type of indie-rock that is attracting thousands of fans throughout the world. I am not a … [Read more...]

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...]