SFU’s Annual Blanket Drive Underway

SFU’s Annual Blanket Drive Underway

Aidan Sweeney, Staff writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

SFU’s annual blanket drive to help needy area families with young children and infants kicked off recently. Blankets can be dropped off between Jan. 16 and March 17 at the main entrance to Scotus Hall. Blankets must be handmade and must come from a smoke-free environment. The blankets, which...

SFU throws first SnoBall Feb. 11

SFU throws first SnoBall Feb. 11

Christian McFadden, Staff writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Campus Life

Saint Francis and the University’s Student Nursing Organization will host its first-ever winter formal on Saturday, Feb. 11, at the JFK Student Center. “The SnoBall event is a chance for students to get dressed up in the winter for a formal sit-down dinner and dance with your date or friends,”...

COMM Students Report on Tuition Costs, Football Success and Christmas Fundraiser

COMM Students Report on Tuition Costs, Football Success and Christmas Fundraiser

November 16, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Video

Students in "Broadcast News and Public Affairs," a course taught by Communications faculty member Donna Menis, have produced internet news reports on a number of different topics this semester. In the news package below, Kyasia Duling, Zach Salek and Amanda Schiavo report on the cost of tuition at...

Musical Godspell to Debut in November

Musical Godspell to Debut in November

Emma Catalano, Staff writer
October 10, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The Saint Francis Theater Department will perform Godspell as its Fall Musical this November. The former Broadway hit illustrates the events of the Gospel according to Matthew, following Jesus’ ministry and his interactions with his disciples during his time on Earth. Visiting Assistant Professo...

Annual Involvement Fair held in JFK

Annual Involvement Fair held in JFK

Emma Catalano, Staff writer
September 14, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

More than 80 clubs and organizations recruited new members at SFU’s annual Involvement Fair, held August 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the JFK Lounge. “It's one-stop shopping for all your club and organization needs," said Facilities and Events Coordinator Lori Schrift, who was in charge of...

Annual Involvement Fair held in JFK

Emma Catalano, Staff writer
September 14, 2016
Filed under Campus Life

SFU’s annual Involvement Fair was held August 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the JFK Lounge. Facilities and Events Coordinator Lori Schrift was in charge of coordinating and planning the Involvement Fair. “It’s one-stop shopping for all your club and organization needs,” said Schrift....

Red Radio Podcast Center

Red Radio Podcast Center

Red Radio
April 27, 2016
Filed under Campus Life

Red Radio - Saint Francis' audio source for music, news and commentary - has partnered with the Troubadour.  Visit the "Red Radio Podcast Center" to tune into your favorite music, find out about campus happenings, and listen to the Red Radio Team's latest musings. https://soundcloud.com/sam-kimmel-391227014/do-you-like-that-3 Red...

Spring Fest Has Arrived!

Spring Fest Has Arrived!

Christi Villareale, Contributing writer
April 20, 2016
Filed under Campus Life

What do a wing-off, a carnival and SubZero ice cream all have in common? They’re all part of Saint Francis’ 2016 Spring Fest! The event is scheduled for April 20-23. SFU’s Student Activities Organization (SAO) has a wide variety of events scheduled to pique any student’s interests. The...

Psychology Club Hosts Film Viewing, Discussion

Dominick Palguta, Contributing writer
April 15, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Uncategorized

Inside Out, a Golden Globe Award-winning animated film, takes an inward approach to understanding our mental processes by providing characters to replicate four basic human emotions—fear, joy, sadness and anger. SFU students viewed the film earlier this month and then conducted a brief discussi...

Former Pennsylvania Governor, U.S. Representative to speak at Mock Republican Convention

Former Pennsylvania Governor, U.S. Representative to speak at Mock Republican Convention

Amanda Schiavo, Editor
April 8, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The tradition of holding a Mock National Convention every four years at Saint Francis originated in 1960. Keeping with this tradition, the 2016 Mock Republican Convention will welcome elected officials to deliver addresses to rally attendees and raise awareness during this political season. The...

Forthcoming website redesign intended to attract students

Forthcoming website redesign intended to attract students

Christi Villareale, Contributing writer
April 8, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The Saint Francis marketing department has been hard at work redesigning the University’s website, which is set to launch in early May. The last redesign was about four years ago, according to Marie Young, SFU’s Director of Marketing and Communications. “Technology just changes so quickly,”...

Phi Lambda Psi spaghetti dinner raises more than $1,600 for charity

Phi Lambda Psi spaghetti dinner raises more than $1,600 for charity

Rebecca Larkins, Contributing writer
April 8, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The Phi Lambda Psi sorority hosted its annual Spaghetti Dinner on March 30 and the annual event was a success. Torvian Dining Hall catered food from DelGrosso Foods and other donors, which members of the sorority served. They prepared approximately 100 pounds of spaghetti to feed dinner guests. The...

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