Inspiring day at the Women’s March

By CJ Bamert Staff Writer Over the weekend of Jan. 20-22, a big change happened in our country: a new president was sworn into office, a president that for many has been incredibly controversial, one who many don’t believe has the interest of all Americans in mind. This is not going to be an article taking down our current president—there are plenty of people doing … [Read more...]

Philadelphia’s Magic Garden is Filled with Wonder

By Lauren Daley  Staff Writer Looking for a place to explore? Philadelphia’s Magic Garden sits along South Street in Philadelphia, close to many other touris sites, and is a one-of-a-kind spot that is worth exploring. Artist Isaish Zagar’s 3,000-square foot open garden is filled with mosaics of thousands of pieces of reclaimed pottery, hand-made titles, statues, bent … [Read more...]

From the Editor’s Desk: The Faith and the Press

An issue of The Minstrel doesn’t often take on an identifiable “theme.” Magazines often have themed issues; newspapers rarely do. But it’s clear there has been a fair dose of Catholicism in campus news lately, from local news – our Ex Corde Ecclesiae symposium featuring the president of The Catholic University of America, as covered by Chris Shaddock on page 2 – to the national … [Read more...]

DSU Students Have Options to See Pope Francis in Philly

By Alexa Manzo Staff Writer This article was originally published in Issue 2, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (September 24, 2015). Click here to view the entire issue. Pope Francis will visit Philadelphia from Sept. 25-27 as part of the World Meeting of Families. His first stop will be to celebrate Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul. This event sadly is … [Read more...]