SFU hosts Shakespeare Competition

SFU hosts Shakespeare Competition

Marina Misitano, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

SFU students share their Christmas favorites

SFU students share their Christmas favorites

Anna Baughman, Editor

November 28, 2018

With the holidays around the corner, Saint Francis students have Christmas on the brain. How, in the midst of projects and finals, can students keep the Christmas spirit alive? Over the next few weeks, students will likely turn to their favorite Christmas movies and songs to kindle yuletide feelings....

Update from Ambialet

Update from Ambialet

Olivia Ford, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Students, faculty and staff are busy here in Loretto as we head into the home stretch of the semester. Things are also busy at the University’s Ambialet campus in France, where SFU students are making the most of their opportunity across the pond. “This semester’s class is having a great...

Students, faculty, staff participate in Movember

Students, faculty, staff participate in Movember

Damian Runk, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Saint Francis students, faculty and staff members are participating in Movember, a month-long event that raises awareness and money for men’s physical and mental health. Movemeber, or “No Shave November,” began with participants shaving on Oct. 31. Participants then grow a mustache or let their...

Class of 2020 hosts Halloween Trivia Night

Class of 2020 hosts Halloween Trivia Night

Payton Huber, Staff Writer

November 2, 2018

Halloween Trivia Night began with a bang at JFK on Oct. 25. Topics of ghoulish proportions were featured alongside some equally interesting philanthropy questions. The event was sponsored by the Student Philanthropy Ambassadors, who according to Cynthia Henderson, Assistant Director of the Saint Francis...

Students sharpen dining skills at Etiquette Dinner

Students sharpen dining skills at Etiquette Dinner

Anna Baughman, Editor

October 31, 2018

Career Services provided SFU students with the opportunity to brush up on their dining skills on Tuesday, Oct. 23, sponsoring the annual Etiquette Dinner. Pat Cataldo, etiquette expert and presenter, taught students the ins and outs of proper dining. Cataldo, SFU class of ’66, has traveled around...

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