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...]

Explore Fort McHenry, Battle of Baltimore site

By Jeana Teddick Staff Writer In 1814, with “the rockets’ red glare and bombs bursting in air,” citizens once watched 1,000 American soldiers valiantly defend Fort McHenry in the Battle of Baltimore. The Fort McHenry National Monument enshrines this famous battle, serving as the birthplace of various extraordinary historic events, including the origin of the country’s … [Read more...]

Where are they now: Autumn Fink’s acting career

By CJ Bamert Staff Writer When graduating from the DeSales theater department, there are many different career choices. Some people will go out and audition for plays and films, some may go the modeling route and try their luck there or some in the more design aspect of theater may work on their craft out of school. For Autumn Fink, she’s doing all that and more. Fink … [Read more...]