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Alumna Messineo’s fast-track to novelist

By Jaci Wendel News Editor After she graduated from DeSales in 1995 with a degree in English, Teresa Messineo took a Mensa self-test for kicks, and scored in the top two-to-three percentile. It was only then that she recognized “an innate talent and intelligence” that she possessed and pursued everything from coming back to DeSales to study to become a physician assistant … [Read more...]

Absence makes the heart grow fonder: Maintaining a long-distance relationship in college

By Jaci Wendel News Editor For the past four Valentine’s Day weekends, I’ve driven five and-a-half hours to the other side of the state in order to visit my boyfriend, who goes to Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh. Tolls and gas are expensive, the other drivers on the Pennsylvania Turnpike are annoying and often the winter weather makes it hard to make the journey. … [Read more...]

Pro-Life Club attends 44th March for Life in D.C.

By Jaci Wendel News Editor While the Women’s March on Saturday Jan. 21 gained a lot of attention from the media—and rightfully so, since it was the first of its kind and launched directly in response to the election and inauguration of President Donald Trump—another march in Washington, D.C., has taken place every year for the past 44 years. This is the March for … [Read more...]

Shave to Save Raises Money for American Cancer Society, Cancer Awareness

By Jaci Wendel News Editor Colleges Against Cancer’s (CAC) event Shave to Save was held on Dec. 1 in the McShea Commons. Immediately following No Shave November, DeSales students came to shave their head or beard while others in attendance made bids and raised money for the American Cancer Society (ACS) in honor of prostate cancer and men’s health awareness. Because … [Read more...]