SFU Celebrates Diversity During Multicultural Festival

SFU Celebrates Diversity During Multicultural Festival

September 24, 2015
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INsJZ2gxME4 Saint Francis students, faculty and staff celebrated Multicultural Week, Sept. 13-18. The week-long event, hosted by the School of Arts and Letters, culminated with the third annual Multicultural Festival on the campus mall on Sept. 18. The week of activities...

Understanding Peer Ministry

Understanding Peer Ministry

Matt Fraley, Contributing Writer
September 15, 2015
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Peer ministry is an outreach program that places students of faith in residence halls to be available to fellow students. “Peer ministers are ‘spiritual ambassadors’ that are to go to where their peers are mentally, physically and spiritually,” said Paul Girardi, SFU’s Associate Director...

Anime Anonymous Explores Japanese Animation

Anime Anonymous Explores Japanese Animation

Matt Crawford, Contributing Writer
September 15, 2015
Filed under Campus Life, The Arts

Anime Anonymous is a student-run organization that explores Japanese film and television animation. “The goal of the club is to not just watch anime,” said Katie Sheperd, who serves as vice president of Anime Anonymous, “but to bring the concept of Japanese culture to the University.” In...

Newly Formed Organization Reaches Out to SFU Vets

Newly Formed Organization Reaches Out to SFU Vets

Matt Conrad, Contributing Writer
September 15, 2015
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Veterans of the U.S. military are a growing presence at Saint Francis and this growth has led to the creation of a new campus organization. There are currently 47 SFU students utilizing some form of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits according to Laura Papcunik, Associate Director...

Literary Club Welcomes New Members

Literary Club Welcomes New Members

Isaiah Holbrook, Contributing Writer
September 14, 2015
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Saint Francis’ Literary Club is gearing up for the 2014-15 academic year and its adviser and members are looking to get the word out about the club to freshman students and others who might not know much about it. “The club has a lot to offer students,” said Lauri Chose, an associate professor...

Class of 2019 Arrives!

Class of 2019 Arrives!

September 2, 2015
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‘Entrepreneur Magazine’ Editor to Speak on Campus

‘Entrepreneur Magazine’ Editor to Speak on Campus

September 1, 2015
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Amy Cosper, the editor-in-chief of Entrepreneur Magazine and vice president for Entrepreneur Media, Inc., will present “The State of Entrepreneurship in America: Trends and Challenges” at Saint Francis as part of the Dr. Albert A. Zanzuccki Endowed Chair in Business lecture series. She will pre...

Theatre performance to celebrate Black History and Women’s History Month.

Theatre performance to celebrate Black History and Women’s History Month.

Dani Gryckiewicz
March 11, 2015
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A unique event celebrating diversity through chamber music theatre work is coming to campus March 9, performed by The Core Ensemble. “I have been reading about Core Ensemble productions for several years, and hoping that sometime we would be able to bring one to our campus,” said Associate De...

Motivational speaker highlights MLK Day

Motivational speaker highlights MLK Day

Dani Gryckiewicz
February 16, 2015
Filed under Campus Life

Author, film-maker and motivational speaker Dr. Robert Lemon addressed the Saint Francis community on Martin Luther King Day, January 19. Lemon was born into a poor family “on the wrong side of the tracks.” He struggled as a child, eventually dropping out of school to join the United States Air Force. Now, after Lemon is focused on giv...

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