A Taste of Musikfest’s Deep-Fried Treats


By Lauren Trumbull Layout Editor It’s August, and for people living in the Lehigh Valley, August means Musikfest. Musikfest is Pennsylvania’s very own Coachella (minus an audience full of celebrities and elaborate flower crowns on every head) which this year ran from August 6 to August 16. Local and famous bands and artists come to perform live shows throughout the day and … [Read more...]

Recent Anti-Smoking Campaigns Lack Connection to Reality

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By Jaci Wendel In 2000, approximately 23 percent of teens in the U.S. smoked cigarettes. Today, that same rate has plummeted to only 8 percent. Partial credit for the decreased rates goes to anti-smoking campaigns that effectively show the consequences of smoking without being preachy or unrealistic. But for every good ad campaign, there’s at least one that makes itself look … [Read more...]

Turf Fields Ready for 2015-16 School Year

DSU Turf

By Lauren Trumbull Layout Editor As summer is too quickly coming to a close, students old and new are beginning to scramble up dorm belongings and fill backpacks with sharpened pencils and unopened notebooks. In just two short weeks, students will be stuffing their cars and making the familiar drive back up Preston Lane to reach our quaint and beautiful campus. However, … [Read more...]

Rock Out Under the Sun with These Hot Summer Songs

Florence + Machine

By Kellie Dietrich Features Editor You’re driving in your car with the windows down and Taylor Swift’s “Blank Space” comes on… so overplayed. You arrive at your local ice cream shop and it’s none other than Swift’s “Bad Blood” playing through the speakers. Although it may seem like Swift is dominating the airwaves everywhere you go, do not fear -- new music for your … [Read more...]

While Planned Parenthood and TV Host Devalue Life, Thousands Defend It

A pro-life protest at Planned Parenthood in St. Paul, Minn. in 2012. Photo courtesy of Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/fibonacciblue/6905446808

In a radio interview to publicize her forthcoming television panel show, “If Katie Hopkins Ruled the World,” which premieres Thursday in the United Kingdom, Katie Hopkins was asked what she would do if she, in fact, ruled the world. “We just have far too many old people,” Hopkins offered out of nowhere. “It’s ridiculous to be living in a country where we can put dogs to … [Read more...]