God of Carnage well received by attendees

God of Carnage well received by attendees

Yohanny Rodriguez, Staff writer
March 23, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Four showings of “God of Carnage” on March 16-18 brought parents, faculty, staff and students to JFK Auditorium. The performances showcased the skills of fine arts students at Saint Francis and were directed by F.J. Hartland, visiting assistant professor of theater. God of Carnage is a Broadway...

God of Carnage to premiere March 16

God of Carnage to premiere March 16

Sam Kimmel, Editor
March 14, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

The Department of Fine Arts will debut the “vulgar comedy” God of Carnage March 16 at 7:30 p.m. in JFK Auditorium. Directed by F.J. Hartland, SFU visiting assistant professor of theatre, the show walks the audience through a story of no-manners bullying among full-grown adults. The cast for...

Slate of St. Patrick’s Day events scheduled for this weekend

Slate of St. Patrick’s Day events scheduled for this weekend

Kaitlyn Kitchen, Staff writer
March 14, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

St. Patrick’s Day celebrations kick off Friday at Saint Francis with a weekend full of on-campus activities for students. On Friday, the Gamma Sigma Sigma Sorority will host a Rock-a-Thon in JFK Lounge. Throughout a 12-hour period, the sisters will sit in rocking chairs while raffling off baskets...

SFU Students to Serve in Costa Rica and Jamaica over Spring Break

SFU Students to Serve in Costa Rica and Jamaica over Spring Break

Kaitlyn Kitchen, Staff writer
February 19, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Saint Francis students, faculty and alumni will travel to Costa Rica and Jamaica on service mission trips with the HUGS (Helping the Underprivileged by Giving our Service) United program. Students from the physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant and business programs will serve...

SFU International Students Plan for Spring Break

Yu Zhou, Staff Writer
February 19, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

The Office of International Student Programs is busy making arrangements for international students in anticipation of the university’s mid-term break from Feb. 25 to March 5. Students who are travelling outside of the United States are required to provide the ISP Office information regarding their...

Upcoming Family Game Night offers fun for parents, children

McKinley Baptiste, Staff writer
February 19, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, News

SFU’s Toy Lending Library is hosting a Family Game Night on Wednesday, Feb. 22, from 5 to 7 p.m., on the ground floor of the Disepio Institute. The event is open to everyone. The purpose of Family Game Night is for parents to learn what kinds of toys their children enjoy. It also allows kids to...

Larger Crowd Provides Boost to Red Flash Hoops Team

Larger Crowd Provides Boost to Red Flash Hoops Team

Andre Wolford, Staff writer
February 18, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Sports

Saint Francis has not drawn large crowds to basketball games in recent years. On Feb. 9, however, it was a different environment at DeGol Arena for the Red Flash men’s Northeast Conference game against Wagner. The Red Flash forced overtime against the Seahawks, but were unable to secure the win,...

Beekeeping Workshop scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 18

Teresa Narduzzi, Staff writer
February 17, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

  Saint Francis’ Beekeepers Club is hosting a free informational beekeeping workshop for students and members of the local community on Saturday, Feb. 18, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The seminar will cover honeybee science. Participants will also gain hands-on experience building honey frames,...

Comic of the Year to perform before SFU’s Got Talent Finale

Comic of the Year to perform before SFU’s Got Talent Finale

Kyasia Duling, Staff writer
February 17, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Comedian Adam Grabowski will host the SFU’s Got Talent finale this Friday, Feb 17, at 7 p.m. in the JFK Student Center lounge. Grabowski’s hour-long stand-up act will take place before the talent show, which begins at 8 p.m. in the JFK Auditorium. Grabowski, 31, is a Chicago native and a...

SFU’S Got Talent 2017 Lights Up JFK

February 14, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

The JFK auditorium stage lit up Feb. 3 for the first show of SFU’s Got Talent 2017. Between musical acts, dancers, comedians and even a group of glow-in-the-dark stick figures, the show was a great success. A record-breaking 14 acts competed for the title of SFU’s Most Talented Student and the ...

NEC ‘Money War’ being waged

McKinley Baptiste, Staff writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Sports

There is a “war” going on in the Saint Francis athletics department, but it’s not what you might be thinking. Red Flash athletics is participating in the Northeast Conference’s annual “Money War” to raising funds for the Children’s Cancer Recovery Foundation. The University has participated...

SFU Hosts Chinese New Year Celebration

SFU Hosts Chinese New Year Celebration

Yu Zhou, Staff writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

SFU’s Office of International Student Programs hosted a Chinese New Year celebration for students and faculty on Jan. 28 in Schwab Hall. After a morning of traditional Chinese food preparation—which included dumplings, beef with opinions and pepper, fried rice, and more—guests began arriving...

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