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...]

Accounting students help those in need

By Christopher Shaddock Editor-In-Chief For the past 18 years, DeSales junior and senior accounting majors have been volunteering their time by giving free tax preparation assistance for those in need, such as the elderly and low-income families. This program is part of the Internal Revenue Service’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA). The accounting students are … [Read more...]