La Salle Collegian

La Salle Collegian The Collegian is the weekly, student-run newspaper covering the La Salle University community. Editor in Chief - Bianca Abbate
News Editors - Rita Offutt, Kylie McGovern
Features Editor - N/A
Commentary Editor - Alina Snopkowski
Politics Editor - David O'Brien
Arts and Entertainment Editor - Jacob Eiseman
Kicks Editor - Claire Kunzer
Cake Editor - Emily Weintraut
Sports Editor - N/A
Finance Editor - William O'Brien
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In Arts and Entertainment this week, one writer recaps the Oscars and another reviews it
04/29/2021
Arts & Entertainment

In Arts and Entertainment this week, one writer recaps the Oscars and another reviews it

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Staff writer James LeVan on the importance of local elections:
04/15/2021
The election we often forget

Staff writer James LeVan on the importance of local elections:

James LeVan, Staff Get involved in your local elections — the decisions your local representatives make impact your daily life, and the people participating in local elections today might be runnin…

Timeline Photos
04/15/2021

Timeline Photos

Did you notice that the #GoogleDoodle for today celebrates Johannes Gutenberg? #Gutenberg makes his appearance in our collection in this 18th-century painting showcasing a #printingpress. Look at the #sculpture behind the figures at the printing press. Doesn't he look familiar? 😉

#lasallefromanywhere #lasalleathome #lasalleuniversity #lasalleuniversityartmuseum #lasalleuniv #museumfromhome #museumathome #artworkoftheday #dailyartfix #prints #printmaking #virtuallearning #oldmasterspainting

Benjamin Robert Haydon, Interior Printing: https://artcollection.lasalle.edu/objects-1/info/1063

It's Global Language Awareness Week. Check out the virtual programming here:
03/23/2021
Upcoming: Global Language Awareness Week (March 23rd-25th)

It's Global Language Awareness Week. Check out the virtual programming here:

Bianca Abbate, Editor-in-Chief The Department of Global Languages, Literatures and Perspectives looks forward to its third annual Global Language Awareness Week. The department will host virtual ev…

Fall semester to be primarily in-person:
03/18/2021
Fall 2021 semester to be primarily in-person

Fall semester to be primarily in-person:

Rita Offutt, Editor  On March 4, an email from outgoing University President Colleen Hanycz announced La Salle’s administration is “planning for a primarily in-person semester” for Fall 2021. …

In Politics, the U.S. experiences a rise in hate crimes:
03/18/2021
America’s State of Hate

In Politics, the U.S. experiences a rise in hate crimes:

Danielle O’Brien, Staff Jim Wilson/The New York TimesImage depicts protestors of violence against Asian American With America already suffering a state of peril due to the COVID-19 pandemic, anothe…

Reflecting on the upside of quarantine in Commentary:
03/18/2021
The upside of a year in isolation: Self-knowledge

Reflecting on the upside of quarantine in Commentary:

Elizabeth McLaughlin, Staff A global pandemic and all its associated isolation is a convenient time to parse through your own self-knowledge.

New issue is out. Click this link to read the profile of junior, Emily Dorr:
03/18/2021
Featuring a lifelong Lasallian: Emily Dorr, ’22

New issue is out. Click this link to read the profile of junior, Emily Dorr:

Isabelle Pope, Staff Emily Dorr, a junior history and religion double major, was adopted from Ukraine by her parents in 2002 and came to America by plane. Growing up in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, …

Why you should donate on our #DayofGiving
03/16/2021
Why you should donate to La Salle on March 23 — Editorial

Why you should donate on our #DayofGiving

The Editorial Board When asked “Why La Salle University?,” many students will point to the institution’s generosity; they will tell you that they invested in La Salle because La Salle invested in t…

Finance writer Mike D'Angelo profiles two La Salle alum making waves in the fintech industry:
02/22/2021
La Salle alumni changing the field of fintech

Finance writer Mike D'Angelo profiles two La Salle alum making waves in the fintech industry:

Michael D’Angelo, Staff IBM.com The website, financialprofessional.com, a platform developed by two La Salle University alumni, is a new and upcoming company in the financial technology industry. H…

Commentary Editor Alina Snopkowski reflects on the complicated nature of Lenten sacrifices:
02/22/2021
I think I’m doing Lent wrong

Commentary Editor Alina Snopkowski reflects on the complicated nature of Lenten sacrifices:

Alina Snopkowski, Editor I’ve been reflecting on expectations and obligations and I’m still not sure what Lent means to me.

Past issue's editorial on the impact of an over-burdened faculty:
02/22/2021
Quantity over quality in our classrooms – Editorial

Past issue's editorial on the impact of an over-burdened faculty:

The Editorial Board The Editorial Board is old enough to remember a different La Salle — the La Salle most know for its small class sizes and personable professors. It’s what was marketed to us. It…

Staff writer Elizabeth Boyle reports on international news in Politics:
02/12/2021
US Troops No Longer Leaving Germany

Staff writer Elizabeth Boyle reports on international news in Politics:

Elizabeth Boyle, Staff  Politico President Biden and Prime Minister Merkel With the recent inauguration of President Biden, the United States has seen many changes implemented very quickly. Pr…

The Editorial: Is "administrative bloat" a problem at the University?Send a letter to the editor with your thoughts on t...
02/11/2021
Too many VPs in the kitchen spoil the broth – Editorial

The Editorial: Is "administrative bloat" a problem at the University?

Send a letter to the editor with your thoughts on this week's take.

Is “administrative bloat” a problem at the University? The Editorial Board Twenty years ago, the executive cabinet at the University looked something like this: president, provost, thre…

In Commentary: "The central purpose of this article is not to claim that you should meditate, but rather to illuminate t...
02/11/2021
A case for meditation

In Commentary: "The central purpose of this article is not to claim that you should meditate, but rather to illuminate the struggles we face, especially in a post-Zoom world, while offering an empirical prescription to those ailments."

Elizabeth McLaughlin, Staff Meditation can help increase your focus, energy and self-awareness.

The Collegian remembers the long-gone football program
02/11/2021
The rise and fall of the La Salle football team

The Collegian remembers the long-gone football program

Bianca Abbate, Editor-in-Chief This article was made possible in large part by the help of Catherine Carey from the La Salle University Archives. For many college graduates, memories of football ga…

University launches Caught in the Act project
02/04/2021
Caught in the Act project launches at La Salle

University launches Caught in the Act project

Caught in the Act project launches at La Salle Jessica Conk, Staff On Aug. 14, 2020, La Salle students received communication from the University encouraging them to take the Explorer Promise. Memb…

In Politics: Wall Street activity stimulates bipartisanship on the Hill
02/04/2021
Chaos on Wall Street creating Bipartisanship on Capitol Hill

In Politics: Wall Street activity stimulates bipartisanship on the Hill

Danielle O’Brien, Staff NBC newsCongresswoman Alexandria Occasio Cortez (left) Senator Ted Cruz (right) As of last Thursday, chaos has consumed Wall Street in what seems to be a war between m…

This week's issue is out. Check out new articles on our site:
02/04/2021
La Salle lets it snow

This week's issue is out. Check out new articles on our site:

Bianca Abbate, Editor-in-Chief Class may still have been in session, but snowfall on campus for the past two days has brought a playful air to 20th and Olney. Alumni and students share their Lasall…

A writer from Finance profiles Wall Street sensation, Cathie Wood:
02/02/2021
Cathie Wood and ARK Innovation, the Newest Tech Bulls

A writer from Finance profiles Wall Street sensation, Cathie Wood:

Michael D’Angelo, Staff charlierose Founder, chief executive officer and chief investment officer of ARK Invest, Cathie Wood (pictured above), is known on the street as a star stock-picker. Chances…

La Salle students frolic in one of the top 10 snowstorms in Philadelphia's history. Who can guess what year this was? Th...
02/02/2021

La Salle students frolic in one of the top 10 snowstorms in Philadelphia's history. Who can guess what year this was? The answer will be revealed in this week's newsletter to which you can subscribe here: https://forms.gle/xCrmMcF22W1yZ81x8 (Photo Credit: La Salle University Digital Commons)

La Salle students frolic in one of the top 10 snowstorms in Philadelphia's history. Who can guess what year this was? The answer will be revealed in this week's newsletter to which you can subscribe here: https://forms.gle/xCrmMcF22W1yZ81x8 (Photo Credit: La Salle University Digital Commons)

Spruill & Jacobs Combined for 37 Points as Women’s Basketball Snags First Win Over UMass since 2016-17 - La Salle Univer...
02/01/2021
Spruill & Jacobs Combined for 37 Points as Women’s Basketball Snags First Win Over UMass since 2016-17 - La Salle University Athletics

Spruill & Jacobs Combined for 37 Points as Women’s Basketball Snags First Win Over UMass since 2016-17 - La Salle University Athletics

AMHERST, Mass. – Junior Kayla Spruill and sophomore Claire Jacobs combined for 37 points Sunday afternoon as the La Salle women's basketball team (9-8, 5-5 A-10) defeated Massachusetts (10-5, 6-4 A-10), 69-63, for the programs first win over the Minutewomen since Jan. 25, 2017.

01/31/2021

Current snowfall on Wister Street at 25°F

La Salle alumnus William Burns, '78, was chosen by President Biden to become the next director of the CIA. More in News:
01/28/2021
La Salle alumnus, William J. Burns, nominated by President Biden to head CIA

La Salle alumnus William Burns, '78, was chosen by President Biden to become the next director of the CIA. More in News:

Bianca Abbate, Editor-in-Chief Philly VoiceBurns is a well-known figure in the diplomatic world. La Salle alumnus, William J. Burns ‘78, has been chosen by U.S. President Joe Biden to become the ne…

"The GOP has been down and beaten before and always finds its way back. The questions now are just how long will it be i...
01/28/2021
The rise and fall and rise again of the Republicans

"The GOP has been down and beaten before and always finds its way back. The questions now are just how long will it be in the wilderness and what it will stand for." More on the rise and fall (and rise again) of the Republican Party in Commentary:

The Republican party has been through many cycles of defeat and return throughout its complex history.

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