Fresh Faces Means Fresh Ideas for SGA

Photo courtesy of Brendan Illis.

By Will Edwards Managing & Online Editor Supported by reallocated funds from the dissolution of the semi-formal dance, as well as what he described as an increased level of enthusiasm in the Student Government Association (SGA), student body Executive President John Blaisse says plans are in place for new installments on campus like a “bike share” program, a … [Read more...]

ACCESS Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Dean of ACCESS Deborah Booros is proud to launch the celebra- tion of the programs 40th anniversary. Photo courtesy of Wendy Badman.

By Lauren Trumbull Features Editor DeSales’ 50th anniversary has come and gone, but there is still reason to celebrate. This year, ACCESS, which opened its doors in 1976, is commemorating their 40th anniversary with celebrations for its adult undergraduate students. The first activity of the year involved a crowd favorite: free food. From Aug. 29–Sept. 2, ACCESS … [Read more...]

Students, Staff Respond to Water Damage in Harvey, Humidity Issues in Aviat


By Kellie Dietrich Editor-in-Chief On Aug. 10, at 5:30 a.m. Wes Strickland phoned the DeSales police department to report water damage to his villa 1B of Harvey. Water soaked through half of the kitchen ceiling due to a pipe connection failure on the third floor, which was most likely caused by the connection working itself loose over time. By 6:45 a.m., … [Read more...]

“Freshmen Eat Clean” Instead of “Freshmen Fifteen”

It’s difficult to manage healthy eating habits amongst the busy schedules of college freshmen. Photo courtesy of Flickr/Liz West.

By Jeana Teddick Staff Writer “Exercise? I thought you said extra fries.” This quirky expression is something that you hear out of more and more college students these days. It is a mere representation of some of the excuses and coverups students use to hide the inevitable issue of weight gain during the first year of college. On paper it sounds easy enough to … [Read more...]

Valley Voyage: McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub

Diners enjoy an authentic Irish experience. Photo courtesy of
McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub.

By Allison McCausland Staff Writer Looking for a new place to eat, drink and hang out this weekend? Sure there are tons of restaurants and bars in the Lehigh Valley, but not all of them will give its patrons something new and exciting each time they visit the way McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub does. McCarthy’s brings the charming, but vivacious culture of Ireland to the … [Read more...]