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...

SFU’s 24th Annual Science Day

SFU’s 24th Annual Science Day

Deon Baker, Staff Writer
November 30, 2017
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More than 500 high school students from 30 area schools took part in SFU’s 24th Annual Science Day on November 21, 2017. Science Day allows children to expand their minds and to consider future career opportunities in science, technology and engineering. The visiting students could chose from 37...

SFU Humans: Camille Smithbauer

SFU Humans: Camille Smithbauer

Teresa Narduzzi, Staff Writer
November 18, 2017
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As the homecoming court anxiously awaited the results in DeGol Football Stadium, Camille Smithbauer was internalizing the special opportunity before her. Smithbauer, a senior Occupational Therapy major, was voted by her peers as the 2017-2018 SFU Homecoming Queen. With a thankful heart and tearful...

Class of 2020 hosts paint night

Class of 2020 hosts paint night

Teresa Narduzzi, Staff Writer
November 14, 2017
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The Class of 2020 hosted their first big fundraiser of the year, a Step-by-Step Painting Night on Thursday night, November 9, in the Boiler House. Karen Mesaros, artist and the owner of Mesaros Arts & Entertainment, came to campus to instruct the event. Twenty people attended, including 10 students...

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee to be presented by the Fine Arts Department

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee to be presented by the Fine Arts Department

Kaitlyn Kitchen, Staff Writer, Copy Editor
November 9, 2017
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From November 9-11 at 7:30 p.m. in the JFK Auditorium, the Department of Fine Arts will present the musical The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. There will also be a 2 p.m. matinee show on November 11. This award-winning musical comedy presents the story of a group of middle school students...

Homecoming Photo Gallery

Homecoming Photo Gallery

Anna Baughman, Editor
November 6, 2017
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Both men’s, women’s basketball teams tabbed to win NEC

Both men’s, women’s basketball teams tabbed to win NEC

Teresa Narduzzi, Staff writer
November 5, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

For the first time in Red Flash history, both the men’s and women’s basketball programs are ranked No. 1 in the Northeast Conference preseason coaches’ poll. The SFU men’s team finished the 2016-17 season with a 17-17 record.  Sophomore guard Keith Braxton from Glassboro, New Jersey, and...

Meatball Mistake

Meatball Mistake

Payton Huber, Staff Writer
November 2, 2017
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On October 24th, 2017, an email went out to a select few students regarding the theme for an on campus dance, The Student Nursing Organization (SNO) Ball. Unfortunately, an error made in a response to this email, causing a school-wide commentary on dance themes, with a particular interest in a discu...

Becoming that someone: Clint Hurdle brings inspiring words to SFU

Becoming that someone: Clint Hurdle brings inspiring words to SFU

Kaitlyn Kitchen, Staff writer & copy editor
October 22, 2017
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Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle spoke to Saint Francis University about working through adversity and challenges in pursuing his journey of "becoming that someone" every day. SFU’s Shields School of Business brought Hurdle to campus October 12 as the 2017 keynote speaker for the Dr. Zanzuccki...

SFU Humans: Monica and Anna Lohmann

SFU Humans: Monica and Anna Lohmann

Teresa Narduzzi
October 19, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

When searching for a college, two identical sisters were intrigued by the six-year Physical Therapy program at a small Catholic campus in a little town among the mountains of Pennsylvania. Now sophomores, Monica and Anna Lohmann are thriving as PT students and Division 1 track sprinters at Saint Francis...

SFU Humans: Urska Medvesek

SFU Humans: Urska Medvesek

Teresa Narduzzi
October 11, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Urska Medvesek’s first time eating macaroni and cheese was from the kitchen of Torvian. Her first time in the United States of America was a little over a month ago. Medvesek, a European native, came to Saint Francis University from Maribar, Slovenia, to receive a U.S. college education in Strategic...

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