Turkeys roam around DeSales campus

By Ellen Cicchitti Layout Editor The spirit of Thanksgiving has made its way around DeSales, and so has the holiday’s mascot. This feeling remains so as a flock of wild turkeys was spotted wandering around campus. They have been spotted near the University Villages, as well as near the Dorothy Day Center and the Trexler library. While turkeys are common in the area … [Read more...]

Dorothy Day undergoing reconstruction

By Kari Condel Sports Editor There have been a few closings of Dorothy Day Student Union and many construction workers wandering around, but why? Along with the renaming of the building, Dorothy Day will be reconfiguring its structure. This alteration will be the key to attracting both current and potential students to be more active in the campus community and the … [Read more...]

LVAIC director of sustainability no longer employed

By Kellie Dietrich Editor-in-Chief Campus Environment is no longer employing the environmental consulting services of Nick DeSalvo, director of sustainability with the Lehigh Valley Assoc. of Independent Colleges (LVAIC). Robert Snyder, vice president of administration, finance and campus environment, made this decision in December saying that Nick was “spread too … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Christ the Teacher Statue to Arrive April 15; Dedication May 19

A post in Thursday's DSU Daily announced that the long-awaited Christ the Teacher statue will arrive at DeSales and be installed Friday, April 15. Multiple sources have confirmed to The Minstrel that the statue's dedication is officially scheduled for Thursday, May 19 at 5:15 p.m. One day after the DSU Daily first implied the statue would arrive this Friday, April 8, today's … [Read more...]

Plagued by Delays, Jesus Statue Postponed Again

By Adam Zielonka Editor-in-Chief The university’s new Jesus the Teacher statue will not be finished and dedicated until sometime close to spring graduation, President Rev. Bernard O’Connor, OSFS, told The Minstrel last week. This is the second time the statue’s introduction has been postponed. The statue was originally scheduled to be unveiled Thursday, Sept. 10, before … [Read more...]