Students and Community Members Join in Annual March Against Abortion

Students and Community Members Join in Annual March Against Abortion

Emma Catalano, Contributing Writer
February 1
Filed under Campus Life

More than 200 people participated in the March for Life on campus on Jan. 22, coinciding with the annual anti-abortion march in Washington, D.C.   The march is held every Jan. 22 in protest of the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision by the Supreme Court, which legalized abortion in the United States. ... Read more »

What Talent Will 2016 Bring to SFU?

What Talent Will 2016 Bring to SFU?

Christi Villareale, Contributing Writer
January 29
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

A new year means new goals. New goals mean learning new hobbies, or perfecting old ones. Hobbies, with enough time and initiative, can become talents. And that is exactly what SFU’s Student Activities Organization (SAO) is looking for at the start of the new year: talent. Every spring semester,... Read more »

SFU to Host March for Life on Campus

SFU to Host March for Life on Campus

Emma Catalano, Contributing Writer
November 30
Filed under Campus Life

This year marks the 42nd anniversary of the landmark Roe v. Wade court decision in 1973. Norma McCorvey - better known as “Jane Roe” – said she was raped and sought an abortion in Texas. Texas district attorney Henry Wade argued that all abortions should be legal in the United States and he pre... Read more »

SFU Hosts 22nd Annual Science Day

SFU Hosts 22nd Annual Science Day

November 30
Filed under Campus Life

More than 500 students and 49 teachers from 31 area high schools participated in the 22nd annual Science Day held at SFU on Nov. 24.  Science Day is coordinated by the University’s School of Sciences and Science Outreach Center. The students attended presentations by Saint Francis faculty, students... Read more »

Catholic Daughters to be Commissioned

Catholic Daughters to be Commissioned

Matt Fraley, Contributing Writer
November 20
Filed under Campus Life

The Catholic Daughters of the Americas, an international sorority for Catholic women, will be “commissioned” on Sunday, Nov. 22 at 11:30 a.m. The Catholic Daughters of the Americas is an international sorority of Catholic women who serve the community. According to the Catholic Daughters official... Read more »

Author Conducts Reading at Museum

Author Conducts Reading at Museum

Isaiah Holbrook, Contributing Writer
November 19
Filed under Campus Life

Author Laurie Cannady read from her memoir, Crave: Sojourn of a Hungry Soul, at the Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art on Nov. 17. Cannady’s memoir reflects on her childhood, one which included poverty, abuse and starvation. “I love writing, especially memoirs,” said Cannady, who serves on... Read more »

ROTC Opportunities for Students

ROTC Opportunities for Students

Alexis Barrau, Contributing Writer
November 18
Filed under Campus Life

Military opportunities have been increasing on campus and this has translated into more students with military interests or backgrounds. There are currently more than 50 active military members and veterans taking classes at the University. Since the beginning of 2009, Saint Francis has partnered... Read more »

Moving Through Movember at Saint Francis

Moving Through Movember at Saint Francis

Zach Salek, Contributing Writer
November 17
Filed under Campus Life

It’s November - that means that some of the male students and faculty and staff members at SFU and around the world are growing out their facial hair for a good cause. “Movember” is a national movement that raises awareness and funds for men’s health issues, including prostate and testicular... Read more »

Veterans Honored at Wreath-Laying Ceremony

Veterans Honored at Wreath-Laying Ceremony

Matt Conrad, Contributing Writer
November 17
Filed under Campus Life

The Saint Francis community came together on a cold, dreary morning to pay tribute to America’s veterans last week. A wreath-laying ceremony was held outside the JFK Center on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. Students, faculty members and veterans from the surrounding area were in attendance. Among prayers... Read more »

Tips for Less Stressful Scheduling Experience

Tips for Less Stressful Scheduling Experience

Annamarie Green, Contributing Writer
November 4
Filed under Campus Life

Thanksgiving break is only a couple of weeks away and for SFU students, that means studying, elections for organizations and scheduling for the spring semester. Students often become stressed trying to figure out which professors to take or how much work they can handle. “Scheduling is stressful... Read more »

SFU Celebrates Homecoming

SFU Celebrates Homecoming

Emma O'Hara, Contributing Writer
November 3
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The campus was “wired” last weekend for Homecoming festivities. The Homecoming parade started in front of the Stokes Center on Saturday morning. The parade, led by the SFU marching band and cheerleaders, included members of this year’s Homecoming court and floats created by various clubs and... Read more »

American Shakespeare Center Performs at JFK

American Shakespeare Center Performs at JFK

Dominick Palguta, Contributing Writer
November 3
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase, Visual Arts

It felt as if time shifted back to the 16th and 19th centuries at JFK Auditorium on Oct. 28 and 29 in a pair of evening performances by the visiting American Shakespeare Center. Julius Caesar and The Importance of Being Earnest were performed by the Virginia-based theater company, providing attendees wi... Read more »

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