Students enjoy last weekend before finals at Springfest

Kaitlyn Kitchen, Staff writer

Springfest kicked off April 19, providing students an opportunity to enjoy their last weekend on campus before finals week. Some received manicures from members of the Salon Professional Academy in Altoona. A candy bar was set up for students to get their sugar rush. Four Sullivan Hall classrooms...  Read More »

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Ridge visits campus for Law Enforcement Day

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Tyler Skipper, Staff writer

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Should Le’veon Bell be a long-term Steeler?

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College…The Good and The Bad

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Commentary: Ethical Issues Forum lacked the right perspective

Aidan Sweeney

I just got back from the Ethical Issues in the 2016 Presidential Election Forum. I am so shocked and frustrated. I went because it was in place of a class I was taking. What shocked me was the absolute bias of the panel.  There was not one conservative view represented on this panel. We were treated...  Read More »

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A Day in Her Shoes event raises money and concerns on campus

A Day in Her Shoes event raises money and concerns on campus

By Sam Kimmel, Editor

The Psi Upsilon fraternity hosted its fourth annual “A Day in Her Shoes” walk on April 21. The walk culminated a week-long philanthropic event that is geared toward raising...  Read More »

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Women’s soccer hosts Soccer Without Borders event

Aidan Sweeney, Staff writer

The Red Flash women’s soccer team held their annual Soccer Without Borders tournament on April 21. The event raises money for those who can’t afford balls, equipment, etc. It welcomes children who love the game to Saint Francis and gives them a chance to develop their skills while working with...  Read More »

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11th Sheetz Sports4Kids Day a success

11th Sheetz Sports4Kids Day a success

Teresa Narduzzi, Staff writer

SFU's Athletics Department hosted 350 children for its 11th annual Sheetz Sports4Kids Day on April 2. The event honors Alicia Richardson, a former member of the Red Flash women’s volleyball team who died in 2007. She was an education major at Saint Francis and loved children. The purpose of the eve...  Read More »

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SFU softball wins 13 in a row

SFU softball wins 13 in a row

Kyasia Duling, Staff writer

Saint Francis may not be one of the larger schools in Division I athletics, but Red Flash softball is winning big and making a statement this season. Entering Saturday’s Northeast Conference action at Fairleigh Dickinson, the program is on its longest winning streak since 1998, winning 13 in a row. The...  Read More »

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Football outdraws basketball in fan support

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