A closer look into the life of a DeSales computer science student

By Victoria Miller Staff Writer At DeSales, computer science students use programs such as Adobe’s Photoshop, After Effects, Illustration and other threedimensional art programs to create applications. The most important aspect established through a computer science major is how to logically think through a problem and find a way to solve it. There are many different … [Read more...]

Lunch-and-Learn on effective presentations

By Ellen Cicchitti Online Editor From 12 to 1 p.m., the Department of Information Technology (IT) hosts a monthly Brown Bag Lunch and Learn for students and faculty to come and discover more information about technology and its uses. Technology ambassador Kevin McNamara, a junior Computer Science major, hosted this month’s talk on how to give a good, well-designed … [Read more...]

Cyber criminals target college students

By Kellie Dietrich Editor-in-Chief Cyber criminals are increasingly targeting college students across the United States and DeSales students are no exception from phishing, employment offers and ransomware scams. The National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) reports that 72 percent of Americans believe their accounts are secure with only usernames and passwords, but … [Read more...]

Emergency Email Fails to Reach All Students

By Madeline Maxine Gorman Staff Writer This article was originally published in Issue 4, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (October 22, 2015). Click here to view the entire issue. On Oct. 5, 2015 the FBI revealed that a shooting threat for a “college near Philadelphia” was made by an unknown source. Colleges and universities near the Philadelphia area were contacted and … [Read more...]