Don’t rely on social media for your news intake

By Ellen Cicchitti Layout Editor Many people use social media, no matter what their age. I’ve seen teenagers as young as 13 conversing with people around the age of 70. Social media, especially Facebook and Twitter, provide people to hear different viewpoints and see other parts of the world through another’s posts. Even though I have a Facebook, and even though I … [Read more...]

From the Editor’s Desk…

By Chris Shaddock Editor-in-Chief Recently, I had a short amount of time in which I did not have access to my phone, and it affected me more than I would like to admit. It was only for the span of 24 hours, but in that time, there were some funny withdrawal effects. Whenever I was bored, I would reach into my right-hand pocket, only to remember there was nothing I could … [Read more...]

New year brings new president for DeSales

Clare Brossman  Staff Writer On Jan. 1, the new president of DeSales University, Fr. James Greenfield, assumed his position. Greenfield succeeded Fr. Bernard O’Connor as the fourth president of DeSales University. O’Connor held the position since 1999. Greenfield came to DeSales after serving as provincial for the Wilmington- Philadelphia Province of the Oblates of St. … [Read more...]

Social media increases confidence

By Lindsay Wigo Editorials Editor Unlock any young adult’s phone and you are bound to see Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or Snapchat. Have you noticed any 20-year-old that doesn’t whip their phone out as soon as school is over? It’s becoming second nature to have social media always at our fingertips. We are living in such a technology-dependent time period that we can … [Read more...]

Channel 69 Anchor Tannery Advises on Professional Social Media

By Tim Hofmeister Contributing Writer On Monday, April 4 in the Commonwealth Room of the DUC, DeSales students, alumni and faculty attended a presentation by Eve Tannery, the Channel 69 Sunrise News anchor and producer. Tannery talked about how to power your social media presence. Tannery explained how social media has changed news coverage and her show, including hiring … [Read more...]