DeSales helps run Special Olympics bowling sectional

By Bridget Walsh Sports Editor Remember competing against friends and family to see who could avoid throwing a gutter ball the longest? Or anxiously waiting to see who would record the first strike? How about the smell of rented shoes or the sound of today’s hits and yesterday’s favorites playing through the speakers? For the approximately 350 participants at the … [Read more...]

The Minstrel is not dead

By Christopher Shaddock Editor-In-Chief In retrospect, I probably should have talked about this sooner. But if I am being honest, it is frustrating and hard to talk about without me feeling emotional. This semester, I have had people ask me if The Minstrel is still active, and I really cannot blame them for asking that. This is our first issue of the semester, and it … [Read more...]

“Hidden Figures” to be next Historical Film Series Screening

By Allison McCausland A&E Editor In keeping with their inaugural theme of working women in America, the Historical Film Series Committee is holding a free screening on Feb. 20 of 2016’s Hidden Figures. The screening is taking place in the Trexler Library’s Air Products Room at 7p.m. with doors opening at 6:30p.m.. The film details the achievements of three African … [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...]

2016-2017 increase in drug and alcohol violations

By James Evans Staff Writer Every year DeSales University releases their annual “Security and Fire Safety Report,” as dictated by the Clery Act. This report details all the crime and fire statistics for the past three school years, across all of DeSales’ campuses. This year, the two most notable statistics were the increased number of liquor law and drug abuse … [Read more...]