DeSales hosts Special Olympics Eastern Fall Sectional

By Bridget Walsh Managing Editor On Sunday Oct. 14, DeSales hosted this year’s Special Olympics Eastern Fall Sectional. The event ran throughout the day at various locations on campus and at Southern Lehigh High School down the road from campus. It also included five sports, over 500 volunteers, spectators and coaches, and most importantly around 800 athletes. Since … [Read more...]

“Revealing Hate:” Documentary and discussion about white supremacy

By Victor Porcelli Staff Writer On Nov. 9, the DUC held an event to showcase and inform students about white supremacy and certain hate groups of both the past and present. Professor Gracey, who specializes in American politics, hosted the event, leading a discussion afterwards on the topic. The centerpiece of the event was a documentary called “Revealing Hate,” which … [Read more...]

Servant love: Gerhart tells students her love story at Agape Latte

By Jaci Wendel News Editor This semester’s Agape Latte program, a nationally syndicated speaker series that invites students to hear the love stories of faculty and staff, appropriately kicked off the day after Valentine’s Day, Feb. 15, with one of DeSales’ most loved staff members, Jaime Gerhart, director of the Center for Service and Social Justice. Gerhart begun her … [Read more...]

Alternative Break Trips Let Students Better Themselves by Bettering Communities

By Jaci Wendel News Editor This article was originally published in Issue 11, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (March 24, 2016). Click here to view the entire issue. “I learned that I am so much stronger than I thought. I realized I’m strong in mind, in strength and in values.” Freshman Elizabeth Ruth learned these things while volunteering in New Orleans, one of … [Read more...]

Student Brings National Fraternity to DSU

By Gabrielle Parisi Staff Writer This article was originally published in Issue 8, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (February 4, 2016). Click here to view the entire issue. “It has always been a dream of mine to be in a fraternity or sorority,” said junior Amanda Kaschak. Now she is pursuing that dream. Not only will she be a brother in a national service fraternity, … [Read more...]