University Celebrates Cultural Diversity During Solidarity Festival

University Celebrates Cultural Diversity During Solidarity Festival

Emese Szucs, Staff Writer September 30, 2021

The University hosted an “International Solidarity Festival” from Sept. 20-24. The event celebrated cultural differences and raised awareness of important global issues. The festival included documentary...

University Hosts Counterterrorism Summit

University Hosts Counterterrorism Summit

Yanessa Shabbick, Staff Writer September 30, 2021

SFU hosted a counterterrorism summit on Sept. 23 at JFK Auditorium. The event was part of the Dr. Albert A. Zanzuccki Chair in Business Distinguished Speakers’ Series. It was co-hosted by the Shields...

Vice President for Academic Affairs to Retire at End of 2021-22 School Year

Vice President for Academic Affairs to Retire at End of 2021-22 School Year

Scott Riner, Editor September 30, 2021

Karan Powell, Vice President for Academic Affairs, will retire at the end of the 2021-22 academic year. The announcement was made by University President Father Malachi last month. Powell has served...

Former Presidential Candidate Visits Campus

Former Presidential Candidate Visits Campus

Scott Riner, Editor September 29, 2021

Former presidential candidate and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie visited SFU on Sept. 21. Christie served as governor of New Jersey for eight years, from 2010 to 2018, and sought the Republican nomination...

Villarrial, DeShields Emphasize Leadership and Discipline Following Loss to Norfolk State

Villarrial, DeShields Emphasize Leadership and Discipline Following Loss to Norfolk State

Trent Dunn, Staff Writer September 26, 2021

With one final chance to get the ball back, down by one possession, the Saint Francis defense sent a blitz to stop the run. It was a Spartans’ run game that SFU struggled to stop all afternoon - Norfolk...

America’s Twenty-Year War in Afghanistan Draws to a Chaotic Close

America’s Twenty-Year War in Afghanistan Draws to a Chaotic Close

Dominique Yeo, Staff Writer September 9, 2021

Last week marked the end of an era when the last U.S. troops left Kabul, Afghanistan, marking a formal end to a war that has been going on for almost 20 years. While the Taliban celebrated with fireworks,...

McFadden to Become Dean of Francis Worldwide

McFadden to Become Dean of Francis Worldwide

Yanessa Shabbick, Staff Writer September 9, 2021

Tricia McFadden, an assistant professor of Marketing in the Shields School of Business, will become Dean of the Francis Worldwide School of Continuing Studies in January of 2022. McFadden said she expressed...

Campus Mourns Loss of Luke Trotz

Campus Mourns Loss of Luke Trotz

Scott Riner, Editor September 8, 2021

Luke Trotz, assistant director of student engagement at the University, died last month at the age of 28. While Trotz worked at Saint Francis for only six years, he made an imprint on the school that will...

Women’s Soccer Drops Robert Morris, 3-1

Women’s Soccer Drops Robert Morris, 3-1

Trent Dunn, Staff Writer September 3, 2021

Senior Corinne Renninger contributed at both ends of the field to help lead the Red Flash women’s soccer team to its fourth consecutive home victory, a 3-1 win over Robert Morris on Thursday. Renninger...

Scott Riner Named Editor of Troubadour

Scott Riner Named Editor of Troubadour

August 23, 2021

Scott Riner, a junior English major and Communications minor, has been appointed editor of the Troubadour, Saint Francis University's student news outlet. "Scott is very strong writer and a talented...

Partnership a Resounding Success: 20,000 Vaccinated on Campus Through Mid-April

Partnership a Resounding Success: 20,000 Vaccinated on Campus Through Mid-April

Millie Laudenbach, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

SFU and Mainline Pharmacy’s collaboration to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine began on Jan. 19. As of April 14, SFU has provided an estimated 23,500 vaccinations over roughly 20 clinical days, making...

University Announces Commencement Speakers

University Announces Commencement Speakers

Katie Page, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

SFU has announced the keynote speakers for the University’s 170th commencement ceremonies. Graduation festivities will be held over two days, with four different ceremonies to celebrate both the Classes...

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