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
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

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
Filed under Campus Life

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
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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
Filed under Campus Life

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
Filed under Campus Life

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...

SFU’s 24th Annual Science Day

SFU’s 24th Annual Science Day

Deon Baker, Staff Writer
November 30, 2017
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More than 500 high school students from 30 area schools took part in SFU’s 24th Annual Science Day on November 21, 2017. Science Day allows children to expand their minds and to consider future career opportunities in science, technology and engineering. The visiting students could chose from 37...

SFU Humans: Camille Smithbauer

SFU Humans: Camille Smithbauer

Teresa Narduzzi, Staff Writer
November 18, 2017
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As the homecoming court anxiously awaited the results in DeGol Football Stadium, Camille Smithbauer was internalizing the special opportunity before her. Smithbauer, a senior Occupational Therapy major, was voted by her peers as the 2017-2018 SFU Homecoming Queen. With a thankful heart and tearful...

Class of 2020 hosts paint night

Class of 2020 hosts paint night

Teresa Narduzzi, Staff Writer
November 14, 2017
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The Class of 2020 hosted their first big fundraiser of the year, a Step-by-Step Painting Night on Thursday night, November 9, in the Boiler House. Karen Mesaros, artist and the owner of Mesaros Arts & Entertainment, came to campus to instruct the event. Twenty people attended, including 10 students...

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee to be presented by the Fine Arts Department

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee to be presented by the Fine Arts Department

Kaitlyn Kitchen, Staff Writer, Copy Editor
November 9, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

From November 9-11 at 7:30 p.m. in the JFK Auditorium, the Department of Fine Arts will present the musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. There will also be a 2 p.m. matinee show on November 11. This award-winning musical comedy presents the story of a group of middle school students...

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