5 tips for healthy winter skin

By Jeana Teddick Staff Writer The old saying “you are what you eat” could not be more accurate. Beautiful, boast-worthy skin comes from nourishment within. According to dermatologists, micronutrients are essential for a healthy, rapid growth of skin cells. Here’s a simple list for you, packed with the correct balance of foods and nutrients that serve the dual purpose … [Read more...]

Protests, punditry, policy: Trump’s travel “ban”

By James Evans Staff Writer Call it “extreme vetting.” Call it an “immigration ban.” Or simply, call it “monumental.” Executive order 13769, titled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States,” was signed into action by newly inaugurated President Trump on Jan. 27, 2017. The order, which, citing the lack of proper vetting prior to Sept. … [Read more...]

Fundraiser for bras goes to sex trafficking victims in El Salvador

By Lauren Trumbull Editorial & Features Editor Nani Cuadrado, assistant professor in the PA program, is collecting gently used bras and a dollar from now until March 3. Students can bring the donations to room 105 in Gambet from Tuesday–Friday, 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Due to tariffs, shipping and other regulations, the bras must be gently used. Donating a dollar goes … [Read more...]

Students give back in Jacksonville on Habitat for Humanity service trip

By Lauren Trumbull Editorial & Features Editor From Jan. 7–14, director of the Center for Service and Social Justice, Jamie Gerhart, and a group of DeSales students had the opportunity to take part in a service trip in Jacksonville, FL to aid Habitat for Humanity. Millard and Linda Fuller founded Habitat for Humanity formed the idea of “partnership housing,” which … [Read more...]

Valley voyage: Pappy’s Orchard and Bakery is simply delicious

By Allison McCausland Online Editor  With the winter months not ending soon enough and the holiday season being over, it is easy to miss the freshness of fruit of the warmer months, or baked goods with a homemade quality. This can be found in the Lehigh Valley’s rustic, old-fashioned Pappy’s Orchard and Bakery. A family owned and operated business; customers get the … [Read more...]