Culture shock: Ireland meets Lehigh Valley

By Allison McCausland A&E and Online Editor Football, or by its more Americanized name of soccer, is one of the most widespread sports on the globe, connecting almost every country in ways big and small. It can even function as a familiar face for those who travel to different countries as they explore the exotic cultures around them. At least that is the case for … [Read more...]

Men’s Ice Hockey Club hopes to be varsity sport in ’17-’18 season

By Kari Condel Staff Writer Playing in the adult league at the rink in Whitehall, Pa. is the DeSales University Men’s Ice Hockey club team. The perpetuation of the program depends almost solely on the students with consideration to their drive, ambition, leadership and involvement. That being said, the troupe has had success up to this point and is now in their 16th … [Read more...]

Fundraiser for bras goes to sex trafficking victims in El Salvador

By Lauren Trumbull Editorial & Features Editor Nani Cuadrado, assistant professor in the PA program, is collecting gently used bras and a dollar from now until March 3. Students can bring the donations to room 105 in Gambet from Tuesday–Friday, 7:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Due to tariffs, shipping and other regulations, the bras must be gently used. Donating a dollar goes … [Read more...]

Valley voyage: Pappy’s Orchard and Bakery is simply delicious

By Allison McCausland Online Editor  With the winter months not ending soon enough and the holiday season being over, it is easy to miss the freshness of fruit of the warmer months, or baked goods with a homemade quality. This can be found in the Lehigh Valley’s rustic, old-fashioned Pappy’s Orchard and Bakery. A family owned and operated business; customers get the … [Read more...]

Tutoring, Mentoring Program Impacts Local Students

By Paige Myers-Ackerman Staff Writer This article was originally published in Issue 5, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (November 5, 2015). Click here to view the entire issue. I remember looking up to college students when I was a child. Whether they were family friends or teachers’ aides, these young adults served as role models whom I hoped to be like some day. I … [Read more...]