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...]

Octoberfest a smash hit as DeSales gears up for fall

By Noah Goldberg Staff Writer On the afternoon of Saturday Oct. 20, from 2 to 5 p.m., the DeSales Campus Activities Board (CAB) hosted its annual Octoberfest event on the lawn of the Dorothy Day Student Union. Previously named “O’Connorfest” after DeSales’ former president Father O’Connor, this event is a traditional fall festival involving many different … [Read more...]

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...]