The woman behind the renaming of DeSales

By Victoria Miller Staff Writer Dorothy Day was a women’s rights activist, editor, journalist, prophet and faithful Daughter of the Church. Dorothy Day was born on Nov. 8, 1897 in New York City. Day’s parents, Grace and John, were journalists. She was also the third of five children.  Known as a radical in her time for her involvement in women’s suffrage and pacifism, Day … [Read more...]

Are Controversial Super Bowl Commercials Intentionally Aired?

By Lindsay Wigo Editorial Editor There is a general understanding that the commercials during the Super Bowl are very memorable and are usually viewed more than the average day-to-day commercial. From Doritos to Mountain Dew to cars, there was definitely a variety of commercials to keep viewers’ eyes peeled. Although many of the commercials were funny, I am going to be … [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...]

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...]