Jackson Earns All-American Honors in 110-Meter Hurdles at NCAA Championship

Jackson Earns All-American Honors in 110-Meter Hurdles at NCAA Championship

June 12, 2019


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Senior Dashaun Jackson closed his collegiate career at SFU with a fourth-place finish in the 110-meter hurdles at the NCAA Track and Field Outdoor Championship at the University of Texas on June 7. Jackson's performance was the best finish by a Red Flash track and field athlete in school history. "There...

Schwab Legacy Lives on in Loretto

Schwab Legacy Lives on in Loretto

By Teresa Narduzzi and Aidan Sweeney, Staff Writers

May 10, 2019


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As Saint Francis students, many of us do not know much about Charles Schwab. Most of us are aware that the mansion across from campus belonged to him, and many of us have walked through his gardens. We also know that the Shield’s School of Business is in the Charles Schwab Building, but we don’t...

SFU Celebrates SpringFest

SFU Celebrates SpringFest

Liv Ford, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019


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Saint Francis hosted its annual SpringFest on Saturday, April 27. The day included a home track and field meet and many admitted students, their families and students considering SFU attended the meet. Other SpringFest events included a raffle, game booths, a bouncy house, food trucks and a petting...

Whittington Named Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Whittington Named Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer

April 29, 2019


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The Athletics Department recently announced that Keila Whittington has been named head women’s basketball coach at the University. Whittington was formally introduced as the eighth coach in program history on April 25 at a press conference in the Stokes Center. She comes to Loretto after serving...

Changes to meal plan costs discussed at Town Hall

Changes to meal plan costs discussed at Town Hall

Aidan Sweeney, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


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SGA conducted its biannual Town Hall on April 9 in JFK Auditorium. The event affords students the opportunity to share their questions and concerns and hear from the administration on various issues. SGA President Teresa Narduzzi introduced Father Malachi, who delivered an opening prayer and address....

Norton rewriting softball record book

Norton rewriting softball record book

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


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Softball player Hayley Norton has had a busy spring. In addition to her studies, practices and games, she has also been rewriting the Red Flash Softball record book. Entering the team’s doubleheader against Pitt on April 9, Norton holds school records in career hits (220), home runs (51) and...

A Day in Her Shoes event a success

A Day in Her Shoes event a success

Hunter Longenecker, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


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On March 29, students, faculty and staff may have noticed a gaggle of Psi Upsilon fraternity brothers stumbling around the mall in heels. This was not an episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race gone wrong, but rather an event to raise awareness for an important cause. SFU’s Psi Upsilon Sigma Phi Chapter...

Bowling team wraps up season

Bowling team wraps up season

Mamie Kyle, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


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The bowling team closed the 2018-19 season at the Northeast Conference Championship in late March. Led by first-year head coach Andrew Gonner, the Red Flash enjoyed a strong regular season and entered the NEC Championship as the top seed before falling to Fairleigh Dickinson and Mount Saint Mary’s. Against...

Physical Therapy student discusses importance of collaboration

Physical Therapy student discusses importance of collaboration

Evan Feltz, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019


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Physical therapy graduate student Rosemary Smith discussed her experiences working with children in a special education school to a gathering of health science students and teachers on April 5. Joining Smith for her presentation was Gabriel, a student from the school, as well as his mother. Gabriel...

Food court to be open for business by fall semester

Food court to be open for business by fall semester

Anna Baughman, Editor

April 12, 2019


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The long-awaited Frankie’s renovation is underway. After working closely for the last few months, SGA and the administration’s first steps toward the new food court began with the closing of Frankie’s on March 24. Physical Plant employees have already completed a lot of behind-the-scenes...

Chemistry majors present at Pittcon

Chemistry majors present at Pittcon

Katie Augustine, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019


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Six chemistry majors attended the Pittsburgh Conference and Exposition (Pittcon) in Philadelphia from March 17-21. Seniors Tanner Yawitz, Hannah Boyd, Jessica Schulte, Kayla Grasso and Megan Snider and junior Michelle Karpinsky assisted with conference registration, the technical program and the exposition...

Blue Stockings Society hosts Women’s March on mall

Blue Stockings Society hosts Women’s March on mall

Katie Page, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019


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The SFU Blue Stockings Society held their second annual Women’s March around the mall on March 19. The Blue Stockings Society is a group that meets bi-weekly to exchange ideas and discuss national and international issues in today’s society, as well campus topics. “Seeing everyone come out...

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