Pennsylvania Bacon Fest is a Hit!

By Laura Raccuglia A&E Editor Bacon, bacon, and more bacon! The PA Bacon Fest is a family-friendly fall spectacle not to be missed. Held in historic Easton during the first Saturday and Sunday of November, PA Bacon Fest is one of the most popular events held in the Mid-Atlantic region. According to Parade.com, it is one of the five must-attend bacon festivals in the … [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 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...]

Workshop on diversity at DeSales University

By Ellen Cicchitti Online Editor On Wednesday, Feb. 28, speaker Tyron Russell came to DeSales for a conversation about diversity on campus. He was the director of multicultural affairs at Lehigh University from 2011 to 2015, and he is now the coordinator of racial and ethnic justice with the Community Action Committee of the Lehigh Valley. Before he went up to speak, … [Read more...]

Lunch-and-Learn on effective presentations

By Ellen Cicchitti Online Editor From 12 to 1 p.m., the Department of Information Technology (IT) hosts a monthly Brown Bag Lunch and Learn for students and faculty to come and discover more information about technology and its uses. Technology ambassador Kevin McNamara, a junior Computer Science major, hosted this month’s talk on how to give a good, well-designed … [Read more...]