SGA hosts O’Connor Fest


By Lauren Daley Staff Writer The season of Oktoberfest and fall festivals are upon us, and DeSales students got to celebrate in their own style. On Saturday, Oct. 15, students had the opportunity to gather together for O’Connorfest, hosted by the Student Government Association (SGA). SGA wanted to find a way to honor the man who has given so much to this school over … [Read more...]

Save A Pair, Dye Your Hair

Volunteers get ready for Save a Pair hair dye event at sign-up desk. Photo courtesy of DeSales CAC Facebook

By Kimmie Semiday A&E Editor Thursday Oct. 6, Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) hosted it’s annual hair dying event for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is the fourth that CAC has held the event in McShea, and just like all the other years, it was a success. Members of CAC took over the commons of McShea to bleach and dye students’ hair pink from 6-7 p.m., in order to … [Read more...]

New Poll Shows Majority of Students Republican, but Only Half Decided on Trump

By Will Edwards Managing & Online Editor Donald Trump is the most popular U.S. presidential candidate among DeSales students, according to a recent Minstrel poll. Over 28 percent of students say they will vote for the Republican nominee in November, compared to the 25 percent that favor Democrat Hillary Clinton, and the 20 percent that support Libertarian Gary … [Read more...]

Agape Latte Promises to Bring Love, Coffee

Riggins purposely chose green as the color for Agape Latte pins and t-shirts to distinguish itself from typical DeSales col- ors. Photo courtesy of Agape Latte at DSU Facebook page.

By Jaci Wendel News Editor In the office of director of campus ministry Magdalene Riggins, there is currently a six-foot coffee bean costume. This will be used as part of the marketing for campus ministry’s new monthly event Agape Latte, a lecture series that will blend the love stories of DeSales faculty members with espresso drinks, desserts and music to create a … [Read more...]

Grab a Mat, Make Time for Yoga

Holmes is amazed at how far he’s come since first starting yoga. Photo by Brian Holmes.

By Lauren Daley Staff Writer Feeling overwhelmed about schoolwork? Cramming for a huge exam? Stress and anxiety are everywhere, especially while in college, and sometimes it feels impossible to escape from it. If stress is getting the best of you, you may want to grab a mat and give yoga a try. Whether it is finding a peaceful mind, managing your stress or finding a way to … [Read more...]