Psychology Club Students Learn Animal-Training Techniques at Pittsburgh Zoo

Psychology Club Students Learn Animal-Training Techniques at Pittsburgh Zoo

Dominick Palguta, Contributing Writer

November 30, 2015


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Students from SFU’s Psychology Club visited the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium on Nov. 12, receiving a behind-the-scenes tour of the park, while also gaining some hands-on training and conditioning opportunities. Mo, one of the zoo’s employees, educated the psychology students on a number of...

Ambialet Students Startled But Safe

Ambialet Students Startled But Safe

Emma O'Hara, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2015


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Paris became the center of global attention last Friday following the latest incident of mass terrorism. At least 129 people were killed and more than 300 people injured in Paris. The deadly attack took place at the Bataclan Concert Hall, where gunmen killed at least 89 people who were attending a...

BandBlast on Horizon

BandBlast on Horizon

Angel Creek, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2015


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SFU’s annual BandBlast will be held on Sunday, Nov. 22, at 2:30 pm in JFK Auditorium. The concert is free to attend, but donations will be accepted.  All proceeds from the concert go to helping purchase musical instruments for inner-city children wanting to join their school band programs. "I...

Father Malachi Delivers State-of-the-University Address

Father Malachi Delivers State-of-the-University Address

Christi Villareale, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2015


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYmQe6oMJVw Father Malachi delivered this semester’s “State-of-the-University” address Nov. 12 at JFK Auditorium. The purpose of the event is to keep faculty, staff and students updated on various SFU projects and initiatives. Father Malachi told those in attendance...

Awareness Key in Beating Breast Cancer

Awareness Key in Beating Breast Cancer

Emma Catalano, Contributing Writer

November 4, 2015


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October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and what better way to show support than tie-dying shirts? Sophomore marketing major Syd Petro organized a CES event Oct. 29 that helped to raise awareness. Petro lost an aunt to Stage 4 breast cancer and has another aunt that survived – she has been...

Center for Service and Learning Created as Part of ‘Francis 2020’

Center for Service and Learning Created as Part of ‘Francis 2020’

Alexis Barrau, Contributing Writer

November 4, 2015


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An ophthalmologist’s goal is to help his or her patient achieve 20/20 vision. The concept of 20/20 vision calls to mind the words “clear” and sharp.” SFU’s current strategic plan to meet the University’s mission is called Francis 2020: A Clear Vision for Saint Francis University. This...

Counseling Center Hosts Suicide Prevention Session

Counseling Center Hosts Suicide Prevention Session

Isaiah Holbrook, Contributing Writer

November 2, 2015


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Students were given tips on how to spot the warning signs of a person who is suicidal at a ”QPR” Gatekeeper Training session on Oct. 26 The event was sponsored by SFU’s Counseling Center. “We know that, from statistics and research, that suicide is the second leading cause of deaths for...

Invest-In-Success Competition on Horizon

Invest-In-Success Competition on Horizon

Angel Creek, Contributing Writer

November 2, 2015


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Invest in Success, an entrepreneurial competition for students, will he held Nov. 19 at 6:30 p.m. in DiSepio 213. Based on the popular TV show Shark Tank, SFU students will have the opportunity to pitch business ideas to a panel of judges, who may then award up to $2,000 to help them launch their en...

Psychology Club Hosts Film Viewing, Discusses Mental Health Issues

Psychology Club Hosts Film Viewing, Discusses Mental Health Issues

Matt Conrad, Contributing Writer

November 2, 2015


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The Silver Linings Playbook, an Academy Award-winning film starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, portrays a man’s struggles to adjust to life after a stay in a mental institution. The film was screened and then discussed by a group of students and faculty at an event hosted by SFU’s ...

Papal Message Discussed in Community Forum

Papal Message Discussed in Community Forum

Matt Conrad, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2015


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Students, faculty and community members gathered Wednesday evening to dissect and discuss Pope Francis’ commentary on humanity’s impact on the environment. The forum, held in JFK Lounge, was a response to the pope’s most recent encyclical, titled “Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home.” Three...

Fermentation Major Brewing in Loretto

Fermentation Major Brewing in Loretto

Emma Catalano, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2015


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Something new is brewing at Saint Francis and it’s not a winter snowstorm. At least not yet. The University has introduced a fermentation arts program this semester. A joint venture between the School of Arts and Letters and the School of Science, the program’s curriculum includes the study...

Community Health Fair Conducted on Campus

Community Health Fair Conducted on Campus

Shelby Bowen, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2015


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A Community Health Fair was held in JFK Lounge on Oct. 10. The event’s purpose was to educate the campus community on the importance of a healthy lifestyle and to offer tips toward living a healthier life. SFU’s Public Health, Physician Assistant, Exercise Physiology, Nursing and Occupational...

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