Silly-String Fundraiser a Success for Enactus Club

Silly-String Fundraiser a Success for Enactus Club

Courtney Garver, Staff Writer

October 21, 2020

The Enactus Club held the culminating event of its “Silly-String” Fundraiser on the mall on Oct. 15.  The purpose of the fundraiser was to raise money for the production of COVID-19 face shields.  During the fundraiser, a table was set up in the lobby of Schwab Hall, where current students and facul...

Homecoming Weekend Celebrated Despite Pandemic

Homecoming Weekend Celebrated Despite Pandemic

Patrick Hough, Staff Writer

October 21, 2020

The University celebrated a modified version of its annual Homecoming Weekend festivities, Oct. 8-10. Despite the pandemic, the celebration included numerous activities and events throughout the three days.  While the Homecoming dance was canceled, the annual parade around campus still took place....

Botany Club Partners with TORs on Beautification Project

Botany Club Partners with TORs on Beautification Project

Chancelor Little, Staff Writer

October 21, 2020

Associate Professor of Biology Gail Drus and the Rev. Matthew Simons, T.OR., have established a partnership between Saint Francis and the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus. They are working on multiple projects around the grounds of Mt. Assisi. On Oct. 6, students in Drus’ Advanced...

Students Weigh in on Polarizing National Issues

Students Weigh in on Polarizing National Issues

Marina Misitano, Editor

October 21, 2020

The presidential election is not the only hot-button topic currently on the minds of Americans. Troubadour editor Marina Misitano went afield to see how our student body feels about other polarizing issues facing the nation:   Sheets or Wawa? Lucy Marrone – Wawa "Wawa has better food...

Multicultural Festival 2020: Uplift Voices in Our Community

Multicultural Festival 2020: Uplift Voices  in Our Community

Halie Murphy, Staff Writer

October 21, 2020

SFU’S annual Multicultural Festival has returned for its eighth year in 2020. The theme for this year’s festival is to "uplift voices in our community," both on campus and in the wider world. The event was originally intended to be a week-long and in-person event. Due to COVID-19, however, festival...

Virtual Mentorship Day a Success

Virtual Mentorship Day a Success

Emese Szucs, Staff Writer

October 21, 2020

Mentorship Day was held in Schwab Hall and via Zoom on Oct. 9. The purpose of this annual event in the Shields School of Business is to connect current students with alumni in order for them to gain career advice, guidance and support, as well as add to their network of professional contacts. The...

First Hike 4 Humanity a Success

First Hike 4 Humanity a Success

A.J. Burch, Staff Writer

October 9, 2020

More than 220 faculty, students and staff members participated in the first-ever Hike 4 Humanity on Sept. 25, spreading a message of love and togetherness on campus on a beautiful early-autumn afternoon. The hike was organized and led by assistant men’s basketball coach Eric Taylor, and a second...

90th Anniversary of Groundbreaking of Schwab Hall

90th Anniversary of Groundbreaking of Schwab Hall

Marques Deshields, Staff Writer

October 9, 2020

It was 90 years ago on Oct. 1, 1930, at 11 a.m., that construction began on Schwab Hall, the oldest academic building on campus still in use today. To celebrate the event, students were treated to cupcakes and hot chocolate just inside the main entrance to Schwab, below the stock ticker. A commemorative...

Students, Faculty React to First Presidential Debate

Students, Faculty React to First Presidential Debate

Courtney Garver, Staff Writer

October 9, 2020

The first of three scheduled debates in advance of the 2020 Presidential Election was conducted on Sept. 29 between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. “My general thoughts on the debate were overall negative,” said sophomore Joe Mazurkiewicz. “President Trump showed...

Environmental Action Society Hosting Photo Contest

Environmental Action Society Hosting Photo Contest

Patrick Hough, Staff Writer

October 9, 2020

The SFU Environmental Action Society is accepting submissions for its annual nature photo contest. In this contest, participants take photographs of various natural wonders around campus. These can include, but are not limited to, landscapes, non-domestic wildlife, trees and plants, and creatures of...

Students Weigh In on Election Issues

Students Weigh In on Election Issues

Marina Misitano, Editor

October 8, 2020

With the 2020 presidential election less than a month away, Troubadour Editor Marina Misitano asked several members of the SFU student body their thoughts on some of the issues relative to the race. Election Day is Nov. 3:   Do you think that the mail-in ballot process will work smoothly in next...

SFU Celebrates Constitution Days

SFU Celebrates Constitution Days

Patrick Hough, Staff Writer

September 24, 2020

SFU political science and law students recently celebrated the anniversary of the writing of the Constitution of the United States with SFU’s annual “Constitution Days.” The annual event, managed by Political Science Professor Joe Melusky, seeks to inform students about how our national values...

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