Blue Stockings Society hosts first masculinity panel

Blue Stockings Society hosts first masculinity panel

Isaiah Holbrook, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Co-president of Blue Stockings Society, Harry Olafsen, conducted a discussion panel on April 23 dealing with masculinity and its portrayal between both genders. Freshman occupational therapy and women’s studies major Sydney Missouri moderated this event. The panel featured several faculty members...

Preview: SFU’s PROOF cast details the process of the play

Preview: SFU’s PROOF cast details the process of the play

Isaiah Holbrook, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, The Arts

The cast of Saint Francis University’s upcoming play, 'Proof', describes the process of preparing for the final showings of the play. “It’s been great,” said freshman Biology major Jack Weidner. “There are only four people in the cast, so it’s really nice that we are producing [the play].” Lindsay...

SFU event discusses activism with focus on women, safety

Isaiah Holbrook, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


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Blue Stockings Society hosted an event on Tuesday, Feb. 20, that focused on advocacy for women in relation to the college lifestyle. Argentina Bonilla, senior women’s studies and sociology major, and Lynne Banks, Associate Dean of Students and Title IX Coordinator, presented on ways in which students...

SFU Global Buddies Program hosts successful event

SFU Global Buddies Program hosts successful event

February 24, 2018


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The Global Buddies Program held their second Speed Dating Event at SFU on Feb. 5, 2018, at the JFK Student Center. “Global Buddies Program at SFU pairs one international student with one domestic American student to build a friendship and improve cultural awareness,” said one of the coordinators...

Student’s sign leads to her being asked to leave SFU function

Student’s sign leads to her being asked to leave SFU function

Isaiah Holbrook, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


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The March for Life event has been an annual assembly on Saint Francis University’s campus mall for several years. Although the event embraces pro-life philosophies, a student wanted to raise awareness of saving and protecting a different type of life. On Monday, Jan 22., senior Argentina Bonilla,...

SFU celebrates Chinese New Year

SFU celebrates Chinese New Year

Joe Zhou, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


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International Student Programs (ISP) at SFU held its second Chinese New Year celebration in the Vista Room of Schwab Hall on Thursday, February 8. More than 80 people, including faculty, SFU students and Chinese students from local high schools, joined this event to celebrate the Year of Dog for Chinese...

The Commuter Life

Jacob Stevens, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Opinion

Being a commuter student can be difficult.  One of the most important things a college student can do, aside from get good grades, is meet new people, join clubs or sports, or just put him or herself out of a comfort zone.  Not living on campus can certainly limit your on-campus opportunities, but...

SFU hosts event in recognition of human trafficking awareness month

Isaiah Holbrook

January 29, 2018


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On Monday, January 22, SFU Residence Life and Title IX Office held an event in DiSepio to highlight the criminal act of human sex trafficking that’s occurring worldwide. Guest Speaker Sherrill Rudy, a representative for a local non-profit organization called Living in Liberty, discussed the dangers...

Caffeine in College Life

Caffeine in College Life

Payton Huber, Staff writer

December 15, 2017


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Caffeine, as most of us know, is a chemical substance used in a number of forms to keep us awake and alert. It is a staple in most college students’ diets and continues to remain part of everyday life even after graduation. But why is this? Why is caffeine the go-to substance for so many people worldwide?...

SFU increases donations for Movember

SFU increases donations for Movember

Deon Baker, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Movember is the annual November event in which men grow their mustaches to raise awareness of men’s health issues, particularly prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide awareness. At the start of November, participants completely shave their faces. For the rest of the month, men grow...

SEAL Club and Social Work Club Christmas Extravaganza

Devon Tozer, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


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On Thursday, December 7, The SEAL (Support. Educate. Advocate. Love.) Club and Social Work Club will be hosting a Christmas party, beginning at 8 pm in JFK. Absolutely free buffalo chicken dip, pizza, baked goods and more! President of SEAL, Abby Bowen, says, “The point of the Christmas Extravaganza...

Christmas Week festivities to celebrate end of semester

Kaitlyn Kitchen, Staff Writer, Copy Editor

December 5, 2017


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The Student Activities Organization is hosting a Christmas week full of activities in JFK from December 4-9 to help students relax before finals week. On Monday, students can make tie blankets beginning at 7 p.m. in the JFK Lounge. Supplies are limited and will be distributed on a first come, first...

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