Women’s basketball to travel across country to face Boise State

Women’s basketball to travel across country to face Boise State

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The women’s basketball team will travel to the University of Washington to face Boise State on Dec. 15. The team will compete in the Husky Classic, a two-day tournament. The winner of the SFU-Boise State game will face the winner of the other first-round game between host Washington and Montana...

Debate Team competes at Ethics Bowl

Debate Team competes at Ethics Bowl

Anna Baughman, Editor

December 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The Saint Francis Debate Team traveled to Poughkeepsie, New York, on Dec. 1 and competed in the Northeast Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl. The team was competing to advance to the national competition. Students Ryan Alu, Hunter Becker, Elliot Biddle, Cory Kumpf, Randee McGee and Anthony Perozich, accompanied...

Swimming team to compete at ECAC Winter Championships, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2

Swimming team to compete at ECAC Winter Championships, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The swimming team is headed to New York to compete at the ECAC Winter Championships at the Nassau County Aquatics Center from Nov. 30 - Dec. 2. This is the second time SFU will participate in the winter version of the ECAC Championship meet. SFU placed 10th out of 17 teams last year at the event....

Graduation for shelter dogs, Dec. 5

Graduation for shelter dogs, Dec. 5

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase

Four shelter dogs will graduate from SFU with a diploma and an AKC Canine “Good Citizen” Certification on Dec. 5. Cleo (pictured above), Kovu, Hamilton and Paisley are all dogs from the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society who were selected by Psychology students at Saint Francis to complete the...

Fundraising underway for black box theater project

Fundraising underway for black box theater project

Anna Baughman, Editor

November 28, 2018


Filed under Showcase, The Arts

Fifty years ago, in the fall of 1968, Alan Zadjel sat in his first Kenny Resinski class. Alan’s theater career at Saint Francis may have started there, in an old classroom with Kenny, but it didn’t end there. From plays, to one-acts, to Midnight Christmas Mass scenes during the homily, to Shakespearian...

Saint Francis hosts high school students for Science Day

Saint Francis hosts high school students for Science Day

Camryn Tirado, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase

The University hosted its 25th annual Science Day on Nov. 20, welcoming more than 400 high school students to the University. Visiting high school students competed in various competitions and attended presentations delivered by SFU faculty. SFU student Yngara Pehoua-Dupervil volunteered to work Sc...

Student share projects at eighth annual Research Day

Student share projects at eighth annual Research Day

Katie Augustine, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase

Saint Francis hosted its eighth annual Research Day on Nov. 15, affording students the opportunity to share information about independent or class research projects with the campus community. Research Day is organized by the SFU Office of Student Research. Balazs Hargittai, chair of the Chemistry...

Men’s Basketball preps for games against college hoops royalty

Men’s Basketball preps for games against college hoops royalty

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Picked as the preseason favorite in the Northeast Conference, the men’s basketball team will look to pull of some monumental upsets in an incredibly challenging non-conference schedule. The team opened the season on Tuesday night, falling 82-67 at the University of Buffalo despite 19 points and...

Students, faculty, staff participate in Movember

Students, faculty, staff participate in Movember

Damian Runk, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Saint Francis students, faculty and staff members are participating in Movember, a month-long event that raises awareness and money for men’s physical and mental health. Movemeber, or “No Shave November,” began with participants shaving on Oct. 31. Participants then grow a mustache or let their...

SFU represented at ENACTUS event in California

SFU represented at ENACTUS event in California

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase

Three SFU students and two Shields School of Business faculty/staff members represented the University at the Enactus World Cup on Oct. 9-11 in San Jose, California. Enactus stands for Entrepreneurs in Action for US (US meaning the local community, the U.S. and the world). Large corporations, including...

Do’s and don’ts on scheduling for 2019 Spring Semester

Do’s and don’ts on scheduling for 2019 Spring Semester

Marina Misitano, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018


Filed under Academics, Opinion, Showcase

Next week is Scheduling Week, the time when students will schedule classes for the 2019 spring semester. It is important to remember what to do and what not to do in order to make scheduling a breeze. Whether you are a freshman or a senior, there are certain things to be aware of that can make or...

University launches aviation program

University launches aviation program

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase

SFU rolled out a new academic offering this semester and it has taken flight, literally. The new aviation concentration already has four students participating. The program became possible thanks to a cooperative venture between SFU and Nulton Aviation Services, which is located at the John Murtha...

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