Speaker presents on New Evangelization

Speaker presents on New Evangelization

Maria Kline, Reporter

April 24, 2014


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Dr. Scott Hahn, national speaker, author and professor, spoke at Saint Francis University. The presentation was focused on the Eucharist and the New Evangelization. Father Michael Tinker, a Campus Minister at Saint Francis University, introduced Hahn, saying that he has been evangelizing the nation...

Mr. SFU Pageant supports Zack Hinish Foundation

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Reporter

April 19, 2014


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Saint Francis University Athletics hosted the third annual Mr. SFU Pageant which benefits the Zack Hinish Foundation. The Zack Hinish Foundation is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children, especially children who are dealing with physical or cognitive disabilities. Mr. SFU is a ...

Job fair provides diverse employment opportunities

Job fair provides diverse employment opportunities

Dave Budash, Reporter

April 16, 2014


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Saint Francis’ Career Services Office joined together with Mount Aloysius College’s Career Development Department and the Southcentral Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center to coordinate the 2014 Job/Internship Fair Extravaganza (JIFE). Seventy-nine different organizations participated in the event. “...

New programming empowers college women

New programming empowers college women

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor

April 2, 2014


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Student Government Association (SGA) brought “Girls Fight Back” to campus. Girls Fight Back teaches women how to live a “badass” life; providing women with basic personal safety and self-defense. “The skills learned would not only help us here in Loretto, but also out in the real world...

Students celebrate Safe Saint Patty’s Weekend

Juwaan Bellamy, Reporter

March 19, 2014


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Saint Patrick’s Day was met with great enthusiasm at Saint Francis. Students from around campus gathered for the many activities held over weekend. The weekend started off on Friday with the dance team’s showcase. Students were given the opportunity to showcase their talents. “I have been...

Town Hall announces plans for the future

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor

March 19, 2014


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The Student Government Association (SGA) held a Town Hall meeting to showcase what it has accomplished and current ongoing projects. They also opened the floor so students can express their comments, questions and concerns. The event took place last night at 7 p.m in the John F. Kennedy building located...

Etiquette Dinner teaches students manners

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor

February 25, 2014


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Saint Francis University Career Services along with the help of Society of Human Resource Management helped to sponsor an Etiquette Dinner for the campus community. Career Services decides to offers events like the Etiquette Dinner because they feel it is essential that students are prepared for real...

Student brings native culture to Torvian

Student brings native culture to Torvian

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor

February 18, 2014


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Last week student Bader Abdulaz Alshaya from Saudi Arabia took over Torvian’s Bravisimo and cooked a dish for the Saint Francis Community. After getting the green light from Chef Armando, Alshaya went ahead and made the community Kapsa – a Saudi Arabian dish. “I called my sister in Saudi...

Investment Club more than triples earnings

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor

February 15, 2014


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Starting off with a budget of $10,000, the Investment Club currently has a balance exceeding $32,000. By managing a portfolio of stocks, the members of the club have more than tripled their gains through carefully investing. The club has watched their stocks fluctuate over the years.  One stock in...

Alumnus returns to speak for iLead

Shea Augustine, Reporter

February 13, 2014


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At this year’s iLead speaker, hosted by the Student Government Association, the Saint Francis University community welcomed alumnus Paul Mooney. Mooney not only spoke about his success, but how he achieved it.  He spoke very highly of the university and its role in shaping him as a person. In one...

Guest chefs travel to Torvian

Guest chefs travel to Torvian

Danielle Gryckiewicz, Campus Life Editor

January 29, 2014


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Students at Saint Francis University had a taste of food available at other colleges. The university’s main dining hall Torvian introduced its new “Guest Chef Program” on Wednesday, January 22. “I think it’s a great program where we can showcase guest chefs from other accounts within Parkhurst...

Project Purple preparations underway

Project Purple preparations underway

Gabbi Townsend, Assistant Editor

January 26, 2014


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Project Purple will be happening this week on campus starting Monday, January 27 and ending on Friday, January 31. This week-long series of activities is to raise awareness against substance abuse. Dani Grychiewicz, the creator of this project and Campus Life Editor of the Troubadour, was inspired...

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