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...]

Rough First Half in Semis Hurts Men’s Tournament Hopes

By Tim Hofmeister Contributing Writer This article can also be viewed in Issue 10, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (March 3, 2016). Click here to view the entire issue.  The old adage “It’s hard to beat a team three times” was never truer than in the first round of the Freedom Conference tournament as the number-one seed DeSales University men's basketball team fell to #4 … [Read more...]

Board Approves 2015-2020 Strategic Plan; Compardo Capital Campaign Defined

By Adam Zielonka Editor-in-Chief The Board of Trustees unanimously approved the DeSales University five-year strategic plan for 2015-2020 at their meeting on Thursday, May 14. As of this week, the plan is available to view online through the MyDSU Portal. The Minstrel first reported on the five-year strategic plan in February, when the planning committee published a … [Read more...]

Women’s Participation in Intramural Sports Needs a Boost

This article was originally published in Issue 9, Forty-Ninth Year of The Minstrel (February 11, 2015). Click here to view the entire issue. Walk into Billera Hall on a weeknight, and you’re likely to find some intramural games taking place on the Alumni Rec Courts. You might notice that most, if not all, of those playing are men. Now, statistics from both the Minstrel and … [Read more...]