SGA Hosts Town Hall

SGA Hosts Town Hall

Teresa Narduzzi

April 8, 2017

Saint Francis’ Student Government Association hosted its Spring 2017 Town Hall on March 27, inviting University administration officials to the event to discuss a number of students’ concerns. The Rev. Malachi Van Tassell, president of Saint Francis, discussed the ongoing budget cuts at the U...

Guest lecturer discusses drone warfare

McKinley Baptiste, Staff writer

March 26, 2017

The Rev. Kenneth Himes, professor of Christian ethics and former chairman of the Department of Theology at Boston College, was the keynote speaker at the 25th annual ethics lecture, sponsored by the University’s Institute for Ethics. The topic of Himes’ lecture was drones and the ethics of targeted...

University moves from GroupWise to Gmail

Tyler Skipper, Staff writer

March 26, 2017

Saint Francis recently transitioned from the Novell GroupWise email domain to Gmail for students, faculty and staff. The University had used GroupWise for the last 16 years. The primary reason for the change is the ability to access email with the Gmail application. Users will also have full access...

God of Carnage well received by attendees

God of Carnage well received by attendees

Yohanny Rodriguez, Staff writer

March 23, 2017

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

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

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 20, 2017

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

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

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

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

  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,...

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