Blue Stockings Society hosts Women’s March on mall

Blue Stockings Society hosts Women’s March on mall

Katie Page, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


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The SFU Blue Stockings Society held their second annual Women’s March around the mall on March 19. The Blue Stockings Society is a group that meets bi-weekly to exchange ideas and discuss national and international issues in today’s society, as well campus topics. “Seeing everyone come out...

SGA launches awareness campaign

SGA launches awareness campaign

Aiden Sweeney, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


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In an effort to raise more awareness on what the Student Government Association is doing, SGA will be conducting Instagram Giveaways and Executive Board meet-and-greets. “The past few years, SGA has gotten more and more recognition through their initiatives,” said Rebekah Finafrock, SGA’s Vice...

Alumnus discusses ethical issues in Tech Age

Alumnus discusses ethical issues in Tech Age

Katie Page, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


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Jack McArtney, a 1982 SFU graduate and pioneer of the mobile phone industry, returned to campus on March 14 to discuss finding your “true north” in a horizontal era. He shared his insights with the University community on ethical dilemmas that arise in today’s technological age. McArtney...

Campus Ministry hosts discussion on love and marriage

Campus Ministry hosts discussion on love and marriage

Aiden Sweeney, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019


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Campus Ministry hosted a panel of couples who shared their experiences on incorporating faith into their marriage in the Campus Ministry Lounge on Valentine’s Day evening. The panelists addressed the struggles that come with marriage and the importance of talking with each other and trusting each...

University celebrates Chinese New Year: The Year of the Pig

University celebrates Chinese New Year: The Year of the Pig

Marina Misitano, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


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Chinese students at SFU joined their fellow students on Feb. 15 to celebrate the Chinese New Year with conversation and foreign cuisine in Schwab Hall. “This is their opportunity to share aspects of their culture with the American students,” said Ryan Geiger, assistant director of the Office of...

SFU hosts Shakespeare Competition

SFU hosts Shakespeare Competition

Marina Misitano, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


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Saint Francis and the Central Pennsylvania Branch of the English-Speaking Union (ESU) hosted the 2019 Shakespeare Competition in JFK Auditorium on Feb. 16. Students from central Pennsylvania high schools were invited to show off their skills in competition, reciting different 20-line Shakespearean...

Happy Birthday Charles Schwab!

Happy Birthday Charles Schwab!

Randall Frye, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019


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The Shields School of Business marked the birthday anniversary of Charles M. Schwab (1862-1939), an 1887 Saint Francis alumnus, on Feb. 18. Cupcakes and hot chocolate were enjoyed by students, faculty and staff in Schwab Hall, a building named after the steel magnate. “Schwab was the first CEO of...

University hosts sixth annual March on the Mountain

University hosts sixth annual March on the Mountain

Aidan Sweeney, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


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Saint Francis held its sixth annual March on the Mountain on the campus mall on Jan. 22. The purpose of the march is to support the movement to end abortion. Paul Girardi, Associate Director of SFU’s Campus Ministry, started the March on the Mountain six years ago. He came up with the idea after...

Makeover of JFK to begin soon

Makeover of JFK to begin soon

Marina Misitano, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


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Frankies will have a “new look” by the start of the 2019 fall semester, as the University plans to add several different dining options to the lower level of JFK. “Renovations are to begin in April,” said David Williams, SFU’s Director of Physical Plant. “The bookstore will be renovated...

Full slate of activities for SGA in spring semester

Full slate of activities for SGA in spring semester

Evan Feltz, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019


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The Student Government Association is anticipating a busy spring semester and encourages all students to mark April 9 on their calendars. This is the date of SGA’s next Town Hall Meeting. It will be held in JFK at 7 p.m. The Town Hall Meeting will be facilitated by members of SGA and, as in previous...

Debate Team competes at Ethics Bowl

Debate Team competes at Ethics Bowl

Anna Baughman, Editor

December 7, 2018


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The Saint Francis Debate Team traveled to Poughkeepsie, New York, on Dec. 1 and competed in the Northeast Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl. The team was competing to advance to the national competition. Students Ryan Alu, Hunter Becker, Elliot Biddle, Cory Kumpf, Randee McGee and Anthony Perozich, accompanied...

Amplify Church to Visit Campus, Dec. 3

Amplify Church to Visit Campus, Dec. 3

Olivia Ford, Staff Writer

December 3, 2018


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A group from Amplify Church in Indiana (Pennsylvania) will visit SFU on Dec. 3. The “RIOT” event will be held in JFK Auditorium, with the doors opening at 8:30 p.m. and the show starting at 9 p.m. The event counts toward CES credit and Frankie’s Cup points. The Indiana Church hosts events...

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