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...]

Desales responds to recent gun violence

By Chris Shaddock Editor-in-Chief Due to the recent shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Oct. 1 in which gunman, Stephen Paddock, killed 58 and injured 489 people, debates have sparked over gun violence and gun control. These arguments tend to ignite whenever a large shooting occurs, as similar conversations were had after the Orlando nightclub shooting, on June 12, 2016, in … [Read more...]

U.S. News & World Report Ranks DeSales University No. 64 in Regional Universities

By Ellen Cicchitti Staff Writer In an annual report made by U.S. News & World Report, released Sept. 12 for the 2017-2018 academic year, DeSales University was ranked No. 64 in North Regional Universities, out of a ranking of 196. It was also ranked No. 42 in the category of Best Value Schools, out of a ranking of 84. Over 1,806 schools across the United States were … [Read more...]

DeSales bands together for Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

By Lauren Trumbull News and Features Editor On Sept. 26, 2017 the Peer Advising Counseling Education (PACE) hosted their 10th Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, which raises awareness for sexual assault and domestic violence. This year, 140 students participated in the walk, along with the women’s basketball team, the women’s lacrosse team and the men’s rugby team. “PACE … [Read more...]

Tensions between North Korea and U.S.

By Chris Shaddock Editor-in-Chief While tensions between the U.S. and North Korea have never been good, in recent years they have worsened due to North Korea’s progression of their nuclear missile program. Results of these growing tensions have caused fear amongst Americans and Asians, involvement of foreign powers, such as China and Russia and vague threats of war … [Read more...]