Shave to Save Raises Money for American Cancer Society, Cancer Awareness

Jenni Miranda, Elizabeth Ruth and Katie Rags helped shave Dr. Hamant’s beard. Photo by Lauren Trumbull

By Jaci Wendel News Editor Colleges Against Cancer’s (CAC) event Shave to Save was held on Dec. 1 in the McShea Commons. Immediately following No Shave November, DeSales students came to shave their head or beard while others in attendance made bids and raised money for the American Cancer Society (ACS) in honor of prostate cancer and men’s health awareness. Because … [Read more...]

Philadelphia’s Magic Garden is Filled with Wonder

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By Lauren Daley  Staff Writer Looking for a place to explore? Philadelphia’s Magic Garden sits along South Street in Philadelphia, close to many other touris sites, and is a one-of-a-kind spot that is worth exploring. Artist Isaish Zagar’s 3,000-square foot open garden is filled with mosaics of thousands of pieces of reclaimed pottery, hand-made titles, statues, bent … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Stay Calm During Finals Week

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By Lauren Daley Staff Writer Finals are every college student’s nightmare and least favorite time of the year. You stop sleeping; start pulling your hair out, and your social life completely goes away. However, that can all be avoided, so here are some tips to avoid stress and how to stay calm during finals. 1. Plan ahead and schedule One of the biggest mistakes that … [Read more...]

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...]