Planting More Than a Seed

Planting More Than a Seed

Dasha Kirby, Staff Writer

October 2, 2019

Students and faculty are taking therapeutic gardening to the Cambria Care Center in Ebensburg this semester. The program’s goal is to promote social, mental and physical wellness.  “Exercise is medicine,” said Rosemary Bertocci, a Professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies who came up with the i...

Something for Everyone at Family Weekend

Something for Everyone at Family Weekend

Reem Alsaleh, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

This weekend is Family Weekend at the University and all are welcome to visit SFU and enjoy time with family and friends.  Father Malachi will host a Sunday brunch for those wishing to attend there are many activities planned for people of all ages. “The program (Family Weekend) is very pop...

Enactus Members Help Area Jobseekers

Enactus Members Help Area Jobseekers

Morgan Flack, Staff Writer

September 19, 2019

Enactus, a business club on campus, is busy planning its community outreach efforts for the semester. There are 33 chapters of Enactus around the world. Each chapter conducts a specific project each school year, one intended to help individuals in its community. SFU’s Enactus project this yea...

SFU Enters World of Esports

SFU Enters World of Esports

Noah Brunhuber, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

A relatively new type of collegiate athletics experience - Esports gaming – is being introduced at Saint Francis this fall. The goal of this initiative is to attract future students, as well as provide new opportunities for currents students to compete at a high level of competition in a collegiate spo...

Student Government Association Prepares for Busy Fall Semester

Student Government Association Prepares for Busy Fall Semester

Hunter Longenecker, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

The SGA has a long list of projects entering the fall semester, including a candlelight memorial ceremony, study lounges, longer library hours, bike racks and hydration stations.  The SGA is planning to hold a candlelight vigil on Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. on the mall in remembrance of Nick Cumer, Alivia...

ROTC Students Honor 9/11 Victims

ROTC Students Honor 9/11 Victims

Raegan Woolwine, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

Saint Francis ROTC (Reserved Officers' Training Corps) cadets wore their uniforms to class on Sept. 11 to remember and honor those who lost their lives on that day in the 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States. Saint Francis participates in an Army ROTC program in partnership with Indiana Unive...

SFU Celebrates Multicultural Week

SFU Celebrates Multicultural Week

Grace Hung, Staff Writer

September 17, 2019

Multicultural Week has been held throughout this week and will culminate in the Multicultural Fest on Friday on the campus mall. There will be more than 30 stations to visit, represented by various clubs, departments and groups. Samples of cuisines from all around the world will also be available. ...

Frankie’s Campus Club Open for Business

Frankie’s Campus Club Open for Business

Marina Misitano, Editor

September 10, 2019

Frankie’s Campus Club - the new food court located on the bottom floor of JFK - opened to all students and faculty on Sept. 6. “Food has always been a symbol of fellowship and unity for me,” said the University’s Student Government Association President Teresa Narduzzi. The senior Communications...

Schwab Legacy Lives on in Loretto

Schwab Legacy Lives on in Loretto

By Teresa Narduzzi and Aidan Sweeney, Staff Writers

May 10, 2019

As Saint Francis students, many of us do not know much about Charles Schwab. Most of us are aware that the mansion across from campus belonged to him, and many of us have walked through his gardens. We also know that the Shield’s School of Business is in the Charles Schwab Building, but we don’t...

SFU Celebrates SpringFest

SFU Celebrates SpringFest

Liv Ford, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

Saint Francis hosted its annual SpringFest on Saturday, April 27. The day included a home track and field meet and many admitted students, their families and students considering SFU attended the meet. Other SpringFest events included a raffle, game booths, a bouncy house, food trucks and a petting...

Dorothy Day Center preps for Easter distribution

Dorothy Day Center preps for Easter distribution

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Volunteers at the Dorothy Day Center have been preparing Easter baskets for local families in need in advance of the Center’s annual Easter Distribution on April 16. “My role this year was finding and putting the families on the Easter Distribution list,” said graduate assistant Ryan Cox. “We...

Changes to meal plan costs discussed at Town Hall

Changes to meal plan costs discussed at Town Hall

Aidan Sweeney, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

SGA conducted its biannual Town Hall on April 9 in JFK Auditorium. The event affords students the opportunity to share their questions and concerns and hear from the administration on various issues. SGA President Teresa Narduzzi introduced Father Malachi, who delivered an opening prayer and address....

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