Invest-in-Success Event Opportunity for Students to Cash In

Invest-in-Success Event Opportunity for Students to Cash In

Reem Alsaleh, Staff Writer

October 5, 2019

SFU’s annual Invest-in-Success event will be held Oct. 25 at 4 p.m. in 106 Schwab Hall. Based on the popular ABC television show “Shark Tank,” SFU’s ENACTUS team is looking for young entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas to a panel of SFU judges.  The winner will be awarded up to $2,000 to...

SFU Community Honors Lives of Those Lost

SFU Community Honors Lives of Those Lost

Marina Misitano, Editor

October 2, 2019

A candlelight vigil was held on the mall Sept. 25 to celebrate and honor the lives of three students who died earlier this year: Nick Cumer, Liv Juliana and Bryan Smeltzer. Nick was an Exercise Physiology/Cancer Care student and former graduate assistant for the marching band. He was killed in the ...

Students Strive to Reach Every Door

Students Strive to Reach Every Door

Marina Misitano, Editor

October 2, 2019

The University celebrated Reaching Every Door (RED) Day on Oct. 1. This is an annual event during which groups from all over campus participate in various community service events at different locations. Classes are under a compressed schedule each RED Day in order to free up time for students and facult...

Enactus Hosts Final Lobsterfest

Enactus Hosts Final Lobsterfest

Hunter Longenecker, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

Enactus students participated in the final “Lobsterfest for MS” event on Sept. 27 at the Bavarian Aid Society in Altoona.  The event raises money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society through the sale of raffle tickets and an auction.  This fall’s Lobsterfest for MS was the 20th and...

Students Like Being Able to Swipe at Frankie’s Campus Club

Students Like Being Able to Swipe at Frankie’s Campus Club

Mamie Kyle, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

With the renovations to Frankie’s over the summer came the decision to make some changes to dining plan options, specifically the use of meal swipes and flex cash. Before this semester, meal swipes could only be used at Torvian, while flex cash was accepted at Frankie’s, Adamucci Café and Padua ...

Planting More Than a Seed

Planting More Than a Seed

Dasha Kirby, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

Students and faculty are taking therapeutic gardening to the Cambria Care Center in Ebensburg this semester. The program’s goal is to promote social, mental and physical wellness.  “Exercise is medicine,” said Rosemary Bertocci, a Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies who came up with the i...

Something for Everyone at Family Weekend

Something for Everyone at Family Weekend

Reem Alsaleh, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

This weekend is Family Weekend at the University and all are welcome to visit SFU and enjoy time with family and friends.  Father Malachi will host a Sunday brunch for those wishing to attend there are many activities planned for people of all ages. “The program (Family Weekend) is very pop...

Enactus Members Help Area Jobseekers

Enactus Members Help Area Jobseekers

Morgan Flack, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

Enactus, a business club on campus, is busy planning its community outreach efforts for the semester. There are 33 chapters of Enactus around the world. Each chapter conducts a specific project each school year, one intended to help individuals in its community. SFU’s Enactus project this yea...

SFU Enters World of Esports

SFU Enters World of Esports

Noah Brunhuber, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

A relatively new type of collegiate athletics experience - Esports gaming – is being introduced at Saint Francis this fall. The goal of this initiative is to attract future students, as well as provide new opportunities for currents students to compete at a high level of competition in a collegiate spo...

Student Government Association Prepares for Busy Fall Semester

Student Government Association Prepares for Busy Fall Semester

Hunter Longenecker, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

The SGA has a long list of projects entering the fall semester, including a candlelight memorial ceremony, study lounges, longer library hours, bike racks and hydration stations.  The SGA is planning to hold a candlelight vigil on Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. on the mall in remembrance of Nick Cumer, Alivia...

ROTC Students Honor 9/11 Victims

ROTC Students Honor 9/11 Victims

Raegan Woolwine, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

Saint Francis ROTC (Reserved Officers' Training Corps) cadets wore their uniforms to class on Sept. 11 to remember and honor those who lost their lives on that day in the 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. Saint Francis participates in an Army ROTC program in partnership with Indiana Unive...

SFU Celebrates Multicultural Week

SFU Celebrates Multicultural Week

Grace Hung, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

Multicultural Week has been held throughout this week and will culminate in the Multicultural Fest on Friday on the campus mall. There will be more than 30 stations to visit, represented by various clubs, departments and groups. Samples of cuisines from all around the world will also be available. ...

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