Trip to Italy a Real Treat

By Ellen Cicchitti Staff Writer From May 20-29, I went to Italy with my family where we stayed in Sorrento, Florence and Rome, making a few stops along the way. The first impression I had when we arrived to Sorrento was that Italy is compact. Small houses pressed close to each other and tiny cars were all along the tight, narrow streets that made driving seem like a … [Read more...]

Five-Minute Moments in the Eternal City

By DJ McCauley Staff Writer This article was originally published in Issue 7, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (December 10, 2015). Click here to view the entire issue. We hit the ground running in Rome. The first day, our bus from the airport drove down the Lungotevere, a busy street bordering the Tiber River, and dropped each of us off near our Trastevere … [Read more...]

Download the Last Issue of the Semester Featuring the All-Semester Athletic Team, 2015 Screendance, and More

Download the semester's final issue of The Minstrel (December 10, 2015)! This issue features the 2015 Fall All-Semester Athletic Team as voted on by The Minstrel staff, coverage of the annual Screendance Festival, a review of Act 1's "Merry Christmas, George Bailey!" and an article on Student Engagement's study abroad plans after the latest Paris attacks. 50-7 … [Read more...]

Repose in Rome: Finding Peace in the Eternal City’s Churches

By Jaci Wendel News Editor This article was originally published in Issue 4, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (October 22, 2015). Click here to view the entire issue. There are over 800 churches in the city of Rome. In approximately six weeks, I’ve seen 798 of them. Okay, the number probably isn’t quite that high, but being in Rome for the semester has brought me … [Read more...]

This Week’s Print Issue Features Olympic Qualifier Morgan Craft, a Viral Video by a TV/Film Major and More

Download the latest issue of The Minstrel (October 22, 2015)! This issue features Adam Zielonka's coverage of DeSales part-time student Morgan Craft--a 2016 Olympic qualifier in skeet shooting, Hutton Jackson's article on TV/Film major Richard Garrick's short film's viral debut on Upworthy's Facebook page, Jaci Wendel's experiences abroad in Rome and Lauren Trumbull's article … [Read more...]