SFU welcomes author Andrea Pitzer

SFU welcomes author Andrea Pitzer

Hakeem Kinard, Staff Writer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase

Andrea Pitzer is coming SFU on April 19, 2018, to speak in the Library Commons at 6:30 p.m. Pitzer will lecture about her novel, One Long Night: A Global History of Concentration Camps, which is about the modernization of concentration camps. This event was originally scheduled for March 20 but w...

Annual fair provides networking opportunities

Annual fair provides networking opportunities

April 4, 2018


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All students are encouraged to attend the Job and Internship Fair, or JIFE. The event in the Stokes Athletic Center also offers graduate school opportunities. The annual JIFE extravaganza will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 5. Students studying all majors are welcome. The collaboration of...

SFU Global Buddies Program hosts successful event

SFU Global Buddies Program hosts successful event

February 24, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The Global Buddies Program held their second Speed Dating Event at SFU on Feb. 5, 2018, at the JFK Student Center. “Global Buddies Program at SFU pairs one international student with one domestic American student to build a friendship and improve cultural awareness,” said one of the coordinators...

SFU Women’s Basketball hosting Think Pink game

SFU Women’s Basketball hosting Think Pink game

Hakeem Kinard, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Red Flash Women’s Basketball will host its 11th annual Think Pink game Saturday, February 17. A pink-out at Degol Arena will raise money for breast cancer awareness. The Flash will sport their pink uniforms against Sacred Heart on February 17 at 4 p.m. The 16-8 (11-1) Red Flash will take on a 9-15...

Student’s sign leads to her being asked to leave SFU function

Student’s sign leads to her being asked to leave SFU function

Isaiah Holbrook, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The March for Life event has been an annual assembly on Saint Francis University’s campus mall for several years. Although the event embraces pro-life philosophies, a student wanted to raise awareness of saving and protecting a different type of life. On Monday, Jan 22., senior Argentina Bonilla,...

SFU celebrates Chinese New Year

SFU celebrates Chinese New Year

Joe Zhou, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


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International Student Programs (ISP) at SFU held its second Chinese New Year celebration in the Vista Room of Schwab Hall on Thursday, February 8. More than 80 people, including faculty, SFU students and Chinese students from local high schools, joined this event to celebrate the Year of Dog for Chinese...

Kovatch breaks conference and school record

Kovatch breaks conference and school record

Hakeem Kinard, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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Junior phenom Jessica Kovatch drained 302 career 3-pointers to break the Northeast Conference record. Kovatch scored 32 points and made eight 3-pointers against Robert Morris Saturday afternoon. The conference record was previously held by a Saint Francis alumna, Alexa Hayward. Hayward, Class of 2015,...

SFU welcomes new international students

SFU welcomes new international students

Joe Zhou, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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Saint Francis University’s International Student Program recruited three more Chinese international students in the spring semester. Two of the students are from Providence University at Taipei. The other is from Jilin, Heilongjiang Province. “Before I came here, I was a little bit nervous...

10 Vines that accurately describe attending SFU

10 Vines that accurately describe attending SFU

Isaiah Holbrook, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As SFU students, we know the struggles of harsh winters and loud sirens. We know the excitement of Airband and graduation. Here are 10 Vines that emulate what the SFU student experience is like. When you go down the Sig Chi slip 'n slide... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzr2UjgFHlI 2. When you are tryi...

Caffeine in College Life

Caffeine in College Life

Payton Huber, Staff writer

December 15, 2017


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Caffeine, as most of us know, is a chemical substance used in a number of forms to keep us awake and alert. It is a staple in most college students’ diets and continues to remain part of everyday life even after graduation. But why is this? Why is caffeine the go-to substance for so many people worldwide?...

SFU increases donations for Movember

SFU increases donations for Movember

Deon Baker, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Movember is the annual November event in which men grow their mustaches to raise awareness of men’s health issues, particularly prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men’s suicide awareness. At the start of November, participants completely shave their faces. For the rest of the month, men grow...

Men’s basketball hits century mark in win over American

Men’s basketball hits century mark in win over American

Jim Gonsauls, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

One game after an impressive team performance at Louisville, the Red Flash men’s basketball team returned to Loretto to successfully defend their home court on Wednesday, Nov. 29, against American. The Red Flash reached the 100-point mark for the first time this season, defeating the Eagles, 100-89. Three...

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