Sustainability education on environment and energy

By James Evans and Victor Porcelli Staff Writers On Oct. 18 in the Gambet Auditorium, Mr. Robert Barkanic gave a stirring presentation on the importance of sustainability education. The lecture, which encompassed multiple facets of sustainability, focused on the need for both lasting economic and environmental goals in management. Barkanic, a senior energy executive at … [Read more...]

Jen Bunting: On drugs and alcohol increase

By James Evans Staff Writer According to the most recent Clery Act report, alcohol and drug violations are up this past academic year. When these violations are weighted against the increase in the student body population, these numbers are much higher than in recent years. The Clery numbers are for a calendar year, not an academic one. Therefore, the 2017 report is … [Read more...]

Norman Carter speaks about police corruption at the DeSales Forensic Forum

By Lindsay Wigo Editorials Editor Manipulation . Corruption. Deceit. On Oct. 19, author and former Philadelphia police officer Norman Carter came to DeSales University for The Forensic Forum and told some of the gruesome recounts from his 25 years of service to the Philadelphia police department. Ranging from police brutality to statistical manipulation to the … [Read more...]

Desales responds to recent gun violence

By Chris Shaddock Editor-in-Chief Due to the recent shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Oct. 1 in which gunman, Stephen Paddock, killed 58 and injured 489 people, debates have sparked over gun violence and gun control. These arguments tend to ignite whenever a large shooting occurs, as similar conversations were had after the Orlando nightclub shooting, on June 12, 2016, in … [Read more...]

U.S. News & World Report Ranks DeSales University No. 64 in Regional Universities

By Ellen Cicchitti Staff Writer In an annual report made by U.S. News & World Report, released Sept. 12 for the 2017-2018 academic year, DeSales University was ranked No. 64 in North Regional Universities, out of a ranking of 196. It was also ranked No. 42 in the category of Best Value Schools, out of a ranking of 84. Over 1,806 schools across the United States were … [Read more...]