Jen Bunting: On drugs and alcohol increase

By James Evans Staff Writer According to the most recent Clery Act report, alcohol and drug violations are up this past academic year. When these violations are weighted against the increase in the student body population, these numbers are much higher than in recent years. The Clery numbers are for a calendar year, not an academic one. Therefore, the 2017 report is … [Read more...]

DeSales bands together for Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

By Lauren Trumbull News and Features Editor On Sept. 26, 2017 the Peer Advising Counseling Education (PACE) hosted their 10th Walk a Mile in Her Shoes, which raises awareness for sexual assault and domestic violence. This year, 140 students participated in the walk, along with the women’s basketball team, the women’s lacrosse team and the men’s rugby team. “PACE … [Read more...]

PACE Peer Counselors Educate, Advise Students on Wellness

By Alexander Lingle  Layout Editor For over ten years the PACE, Peer Advising Counseling Educating, has been available to support and help students balance their personal and academic lives at DeSales. The program is managed by the counseling center run by Wendy Krisak. The organization’s members are called Pacers, and they each bring a different perspective to the … [Read more...]

Sustaining Mental Health on College Campuses

By Kimmie Semiday A&E Editor On the first full week of October, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) helps spread awareness on a variety of issues through Mental Illness Awareness Week. This year, Mental Illness Awareness Week began on Oct. 2 and lasts until Oct. 8. For college students, academic and personal stress can often magnify already … [Read more...]