Turkeys roam around DeSales campus

By Ellen Cicchitti Layout Editor The spirit of Thanksgiving has made its way around DeSales, and so has the holiday’s mascot. This feeling remains so as a flock of wild turkeys was spotted wandering around campus. They have been spotted near the University Villages, as well as near the Dorothy Day Center and the Trexler library. While turkeys are common in the area … [Read more...]

How Sodexo Prepares For DUC-sgiving

By Jillian Ramsey 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. The DeSales University Center Christmas tree is lit, the live band is playing a classic version of “Jingle Bells” and the savory smell of fresh carved turkey fills the air, while students laugh and … [Read more...]

From the Editor’s Desk: Black Friday

You know the important holiday that’s right around the corner: Black Friday! That’s right—we are mere days away from the holiday consumers and corporations alike look forward to each fall. Sales! Discounts! Stampedes that have caused nearly 100 serious injuries and multiple deaths since 2006! What better way to get into the Christmas spirit? This also means it’s already the … [Read more...]