Faculty votes “sexual orientation” should be added to nondiscrimination policy

By Kellie Dietrich  Editor-in-Chief At the April faculty meeting, 77 percent of the faculty voted in favor of adding “sexual orientation” to the Notice of Non-discrimination found in the faculty and student handbooks. However, the final decision is up to the Board of Trustees. This vote closely mirrors the statistic from the Public Religion Research Institute that … [Read more...]

Chorale Concert emotional end to era

By Jaci Wendel News Editor Men in black tuxedos and women in black choral gowns stood in the breezeway behind Connelly Chapel, gathered in a semi-circle. In the middle of the semi-circle, standing on a chair, was coordinator of choral activities and director of the DeSales Chorale J. Bennett Durham, who had the difficult job of giving a pep talk to the singers who would … [Read more...]

Relay for Life raises over $20,156 for ACS

By Ellen Cicchitti Staff Writer On Friday, April 21 and Saturday, April 22 Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) ran DeSales’ 10th annual Relay for Life. It started at 4 p.m. with registration and ended Saturday morning around 10 a.m. with the closing ceremonies. Friday evening for the Survivor Ceremony, Dan Denkovic, an American Cancer Society (ACS) coordinator and former … [Read more...]

Uber safety tips, tricks for riders

By Elizabeth Brantingson Staff Writer After a night of drinking, college students strive to be safe by choosing Uber for transportation. Uber, which originated in Pairs in 2008 and is now in 575 cities around the globe, also strives for their users to stay safe. Susan Hendrick, who works in communications and public policy at Uber, gives four tips for staying safe when … [Read more...]

Minstrel’s Allison McCausland wins review award

By Kellie Dietrich Editor-in-Chief The Minstrel’s online editor, Allison McCausland, won second place in the review category of the 2017 Student Keystone Press Awards. Her article, “Emerging Choreographers Concert illuminates dance department” appeared in year 51, issue seven of The Minstrel published on Nov. 17, 2016. The article reviewed the dance pieces created by … [Read more...]