DACA: All you need to know

By Victor Porcelli Staff Writer DACA, which stands for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is a policy enacted by President Obama on June 15, 2012, which grants individuals meeting certain requirements temporary safety from deportation. Applicants are required to have been under 16-years of age upon their arrival, been in the country for at least five years, … [Read more...]

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Download the latest issue here: 52 final print.compressed Featured Articles: DACA: All you need to know National Suicide Prevention Month calls attention to mental illness Jen Bricker addresses students on the trait of patience Augi, augi, never quit Check out these other articles in the issue: Women’s lacrosse team steps up to help hurricane victims … [Read more...]

From Ethiopia to Pennsylvania: A young man’s journey

By Vincent Porcelli Staff Writer Gonder, Ethiopia is a village known for being the home of Fasilides—an ancient Ethiopian Emperor. It is also the birthplace of Hailemichael Geiger. Geiger spent the first nine years of his life in Ethiopia. Originally, Geiger stayed with his grandmother while his sister, Lena, grew up with their mother and his father served in the … [Read more...]

Where Are They Now: Adam Zielonka

By Ellen Cicchitti Staff Writer Since graduating from DeSales University in 2016 with his bachelor’s degree in communication and sport management, Adam Zielonka has been attending the Phillip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland for a three-semester program. This fall is his final semester. Zielonka was on The Minstrel for his entire DeSales … [Read more...]

DeSales’ bulldog: Is new always better?

By Antonia Spano Layout Editor On June 30 this past summer, DeSales University’s athletics department announced a new logo for the DeSales Bulldog on their Twitter page. Before students returned to school it replaced the old image online and on school apparel. Around school, students are seen with the new t-shirts sporting the bulldog that was described by some … [Read more...]