April 28, 2016


The first encounter I ever had with The Minstrel was when I picked up an issue while visiting DeSales as a high school senior. One of the headlines on the front page, above the fold, merely read “Allerg...

April 1, 2016


I am very disheartened to announce my formal resignation from my position as The Minstrel’s editor-in-chief.


It has come to my attention that the recent scandal our ne paper was involved in cannot...

March 3, 2016


I am of Polish, Russian and Italian descent. I have no ancestors from Dublin or Cork. When you say Kilkenny, I think you’re quoting “South Park.” All of this is just as true on March 17 as it is any...

February 18, 2016


During the Super Bowl, the Twitter account for an organization called NARAL Pro-Choice America posted criticisms of commercials they perceived as chauvinist or anti-abortion in some way. Disregarding that...

February 4, 2016


I don’t make New Year’s resolutions because I believe if we see the need to improve on something in our lives, we can start any time of year. There’s one thing, though, time-specific to 2016 tha...

December 10, 2015


Every so often, the majority of our campus comes together in one way or another. Just recently, we’ve had impressive student performances from Screendance Festival (article on page 2) and “Merr...

November 20, 2015


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! Dis...

November 5, 2015


Three years ago, when I was a freshman, I not only attended the Mystery Trip (to Baltimore) and Semi-Formal (at Camden’s Adventure Aquarium), but I also wrote about these events for The Minstrel. Now, I’m...

October 22, 2015


We are a few short weeks away from two very different holidays: Halloween and Election Day. As college students, we have the distinct privilege and ability to celebrate both. Between the ages of 18 and 22, we...

October 8, 2015


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...

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