Long Loses Election, Gains Experience, Perspective

Benjamin Long is running for Pennsylvania State Legislature in District 132 as a Republican. Photo courtesy of longforpa.com.

By Will Edwards Managing and Online Editor The drinks flowed and the party in the Ballroom of the Renaissance Hotel in Allentown grew louder as the results of the election continued to come in. Republicans were winning big. Charlie Dent, the United States Representative and Lehigh Valley native, had won his bid for re-election in Pa.’s 15th Congressional District. Ryan … [Read more...]

PACE Peer Counselors Educate, Advise Students on Wellness

From top left to right: Pacers Mike Romano, Matthew Trovato, Jordan Loeb, Dallas Van Norden, Jessie Lamb and Nikki Klatka arrived on campus early to receive BACCHUS initiative training. Photo courtesy of PACE DeSales Facebook

By Alexander Lingle  Layout Editor For over ten years the PACE, Peer Advising Counseling Educating, has been available to support and help students balance their personal and academic lives at DeSales. The program is managed by the counseling center run by Wendy Krisak. The organization’s members are called Pacers, and they each bring a different perspective to the … [Read more...]

Donald Trump Wins the White House: Election Results as They Happened

Photo courtesy of Flickr/Robert Couse-Baker

This post will be updated periodically as voting results come in. Total electoral votes so far: (Candidates need 270 to win) Hillary Clinton                 Donald Trump 228                                    * 279* Winner 7:36 p.m. -- Nov. 8, 2016  Donald Trump has won Kentucky, Indiana and West Virginia. Hillary Clinton has won Vermont. 8:22 p.m. -- Nov. 8, … [Read more...]

“Sexual Orientation” Missing From Non-discrimination Policies

The White House lit up in rainbow colors to show support for same-sex marriage on the day it was legalized June 26, 2015. Despite this, LGBT groups still face discrimination throughout the U.S. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

By Kellie Dietrich Editor-in-Chief DeSales strives for students to “Be who you are and be that well;” however, it is very controversial whether DeSales is including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students if they do not explicitly state “sexual orientation” in their policies. The student handbook, faculty handbook and all policies at DeSales lack a … [Read more...]

Sexual Assault on Campus: Exclusive Interview With DeSales Sexual Assault Survivor


By Kellie Dietrich  and Kimmie Semiday Editor-in-Chief, A&E Editor College campuses across the nation are facing the growing epidemic of sexual assault. According to Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN), women on college campuses are three times more likely to fall victim to an act of sexual violence than a woman not attending college. That means your … [Read more...]