Sushi helps with studying?

By Lindsay Wigo Editorials Editor The first semester is finally coming to a close. No more adjusting to new classes or enjoying the warm, fall weather. As we approach the final few weeks of school, we are, however, reminded of one thing. Finals. Regardless if you have one or six, finals can definitely take a toll on any student’s grades and health. All of the late … [Read more...]

The chance to travel to Japan will arrive fall 2018

By Ellen Cicchitti Staff Writer While many of DeSales University’s study abroad programs have been in Europe, next fall will have their first undergraduate, full-semester exchange program in Asia-specifically Tokyo, Japan. Brian MacDonald, Head of International Learning, was one of three people who helped to set up this program. MacDonald, along with Dr. Wendy Koenig … [Read more...]

Sustainability education on environment and energy

By James Evans and Victor Porcelli Staff Writers On Oct. 18 in the Gambet Auditorium, Mr. Robert Barkanic gave a stirring presentation on the importance of sustainability education. The lecture, which encompassed multiple facets of sustainability, focused on the need for both lasting economic and environmental goals in management. Barkanic, a senior energy executive at … [Read more...]

Jen Bunting: On drugs and alcohol increase

By James Evans Staff Writer According to the most recent Clery Act report, alcohol and drug violations are up this past academic year. When these violations are weighted against the increase in the student body population, these numbers are much higher than in recent years. The Clery numbers are for a calendar year, not an academic one. Therefore, the 2017 report is … [Read more...]

Norman Carter speaks about police corruption at the DeSales Forensic Forum

By Lindsay Wigo Editorials Editor Manipulation . Corruption. Deceit. On Oct. 19, author and former Philadelphia police officer Norman Carter came to DeSales University for The Forensic Forum and told some of the gruesome recounts from his 25 years of service to the Philadelphia police department. Ranging from police brutality to statistical manipulation to the … [Read more...]