ROTC Opportunities for Students

ROTC Opportunities for Students

Alexis Barrau, Contributing Writer
November 18, 2015
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...

Moving Through Movember at Saint Francis

Moving Through Movember at Saint Francis

Zach Salek, Contributing Writer
November 17, 2015
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...

Veterans Honored at Wreath-Laying Ceremony

Veterans Honored at Wreath-Laying Ceremony

Matt Conrad, Contributing Writer
November 17, 2015
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...

Tips for Less Stressful Scheduling Experience

Tips for Less Stressful Scheduling Experience

Annamarie Green, Contributing Writer
November 4, 2015
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...

SFU Celebrates Homecoming

SFU Celebrates Homecoming

Emma O'Hara, Contributing Writer
November 3, 2015
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...

American Shakespeare Center Performs at JFK

American Shakespeare Center Performs at JFK

Dominick Palguta, Contributing Writer
November 3, 2015
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase, The 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...

Sign Jam Opportunity for Deaf, Hearing Communities to ‘Come Together’

Sign Jam Opportunity for Deaf, Hearing Communities to ‘Come Together’

Matt Fraley, Contributing Writer
November 2, 2015
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Sign Jam, an annual event that allows students to learn more about American Sign Language (ASL), was held Oct. 15 in the Stokes Center’s auxiliary gym. Rodney Watson, the co-creator of Sign Jam, taught students who attended the event how to sign and dance to Michael Jackson’s “Xscape.”  ...

Reaching Every Door a Way of Saying Thank You

Reaching Every Door a Way of Saying Thank You

Milton Joyner and Office of Marketing and Public Relations, Contributing Writer
October 14, 2015
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Nearly 400 people affiliated with the University participated in Reaching Every Door (R.E.D.) activities on Oct. 7, helping out people in the community with various projects. R.E.D. is a day of service in which SFU students, faculty and staff members go into local communities to show their appreciation...

“Dancing with the Stars” Scheduled for Oct. 23 and 30

“Dancing with the Stars” Scheduled  for Oct. 23 and 30

Angel Creek, Contributing Writer
October 13, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

“Dancing with the Stars” is scheduled for Oct. 23 and 30 at 8 p.m. in JFK Auditorium. DWTS is an annual competition sponsored by the SFU Dance Club and the Student Activities Organization. According to Dance Club president Shelby Baker, members of the Dance Club find partners who are either...

Campus “Wired” for Homecoming

Campus “Wired” for Homecoming

Christi Villareale, Contributing Writer
October 13, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

Fliers are circulating campus and dates are marked on SFU alumni’s calendars. Homecoming Weekend, scheduled for Oct. 29-31, is almost upon us. A kickoff party will be celebrated on Wednesday, Oct. 28, in JFK with several giveaways. There will also be music by Todd Carey and a food truck outside...

“Art Garage” Open for Business

“Art Garage” Open for Business

Emma O'Hara, Contributing Writer
October 9, 2015
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The grand opening of the new home of the University’s Fine Arts Department was conducted Sept. 29 with a celebration of music, art and camaraderie. “We are ecstatic to have expanded the available space for hands-on arts engagement at Saint Francis,” said Jim Donovan, as assistant professor of...

2015 Family Weekend Wrap-Up

2015 Family Weekend Wrap-Up

Christi Villareale, Contributing Writer
September 28, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

This past weekend, the JFK Student Center, along with the rest of campus, was packed full of parents, siblings and grandparents. This can only mean one thing: it must have been Family Weekend. On Friday afternoon, the men’s soccer team opened the weekend’s long slate of events with a 1-0 victory...

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