A Day in Her Shoes event raises money and concerns on campus

A Day in Her Shoes event raises money and concerns on campus

By Sam Kimmel, Editor
April 30
Filed under Greek Life, Showcase

The Psi Upsilon fraternity hosted its fourth annual “A Day in Her Shoes” walk on April 21. The walk culminated a week-long philanthropic event that is geared toward raising awareness of domestic violence. Senior psychology major Danny Bell has participated in the annual event for three years. “I... Read more »

Gubio space reopens

Gubio space reopens

Teresa Narduzzi, Staff writer
April 19
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The Student Government Association and Residence Life held a grand re-opening ceremony for the Gubio Study Lounge in the basement of Francis Hall on March 18. Café Gubio closed at the end of the 2016 academic year after the Adamucci Café was created as part of the Schwab Hall renovations. The... Read more »

ENACTUS advances to national competition

ENACTUS advances to national competition

Tyler Skipper, Staff writer
April 19
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Saint Francis’ ENACTUS team recently competed at the 2017 regional competition in Washington, D.C., and qualified for the national competition with a strong showing at this event. The team is headed to nationals in Kanas City next month. ENACTUS stands for “entrepreneurs in action for us” and... Read more »

Flash Forte entertains campus community

Flash Forte entertains campus community

Andre Wolford, Staff writer
April 18
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Flash Forte is a first-year acapella group of Saint Francis students who have delivered performances this year at various campus events. The group performed at two men’s basketball games, one men’s volleyball game, the dance team’s spring recital and the “SFU’s Got Talent” Show. Flash... Read more »

11th Sheetz Sports4Kids Day a success

11th Sheetz Sports4Kids Day a success

Teresa Narduzzi, Staff writer
April 18
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

SFU's Athletics Department hosted 350 children for its 11th annual Sheetz Sports4Kids Day on April 2. The event honors Alicia Richardson, a former member of the Red Flash women’s volleyball team who died in 2007. She was an education major at Saint Francis and loved children. The purpose of the eve... Read more »

SGA Hosts Town Hall

SGA Hosts Town Hall

Teresa Narduzzi
April 8
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

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... Read more »

Ridge visits campus for Law Enforcement Day

Ridge visits campus for Law Enforcement Day

Tyler Skipper, Staff writer
April 8
Filed under News, Showcase

Former Pennsylvania governor and secretary of homeland security Tom Ridge served as the keynote speaker at the University’s second annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day on March 24. In his speech, the former Army staff sergeant noted that when people see police, many automatically think “black... Read more »

Students’ artwork on display in library

Students’ artwork on display in library

Jessica Crumm, Staff writer
March 28
Filed under Academics, Showcase

The library is hosting the “Painters III” exhibit from February 23 to April 20. Artists Christine Geiger, Kenna Kuehn and Marcus Mihelcic have created 39 pieces of art showcasing a range of topics from environmental and conservation issues to political ones. Geiger, who created 12 of the 39 pieces... Read more »

SFU softball wins 13 in a row

SFU softball wins 13 in a row

Kyasia Duling, Staff writer
March 27
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Saint Francis may not be one of the larger schools in Division I athletics, but Red Flash softball is winning big and making a statement this season. Entering Saturday’s Northeast Conference action at Fairleigh Dickinson, the program is on its longest winning streak since 1998, winning 13 in a row. The... Read more »

Jerome preps for NFL Draft

Jerome preps for NFL Draft

Abijah Howell, Staff writer
March 26
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Lorenzo Jerome has been a part of many Saint Francis’ firsts. He was the first Saint Francis football player to earn All-Northeast Conference distinction four straight years. He was the first Saint Francis and NEC player to be invited to the National Football League’s annual training combine. Now... Read more »

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