Feast Week honors DeSales and its students

By Raymond Horchos Staff Writer Feast Week is a long-standing tradition in the Salesian community. Formerly known as Heritage Week, Feast Week gained the new name this year to be in accordance with the Salesian community at Salesianum School. Feast Week occurs in the week leading up to the Feast Day of Saint Francis de Sales. For those that are unaware, a feast day is a … [Read more...]

SEEK Conference transforms hearts

By Alaine DeSantis Staff Writer On Thursday, Jan. 3, 28 students departed in three vans to Indianapolis, Indiana for SEEK 2019, a conference presented by the Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS). A Catholic collegiate outreach, FOCUS has as its mission the sharing of “...the hope and joy of the gospel with college and university students.” As part of this … [Read more...]

Dorothy Day and Billera Hall receive new renovations

By Ellen Cicchitti Layout and Managing Editor Over the course of the previous semester and winter break, renovations were made for the Dorothy Day Student Union and Billera Hall. Dorothy Day was still open during the time that students were still here for the last week of the semester, but major restructuring was happening within its walls. From Dec. 3 to Jan. 8, the … [Read more...]

“Hearts on Fire” event to happen on February 14th

By Victoria Miller Staff Writer DeSales University’s first ever Day of Giving, “Hearts on Fire,” is a unique all-day event on Valentine’s Day for alumni, families and friends of our university to make a gift of support. On Feb. 14th you will have the opportunity to give a gift to DeSales. On that day there will be a series of challenges to help the university. Each … [Read more...]

Bulldog Ambassadors improving under new name

By Bridget Walsh Managing Editor Upperclassmen at DeSales might recall seeing flyers posted around campus or emails in their inbox highlighting the D.A.W.Gs program. Now, the D.A.W.Gs has a new name to go along with the new branding the university underwent last year. The Bulldog Ambassadors are student volunteers that work under the guidance of the Office of … [Read more...]