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
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

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
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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
Filed under News, Showcase

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
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

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...

SFU’s 24th Annual Science Day

SFU’s 24th Annual Science Day

Deon Baker, Staff Writer
November 30, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

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
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

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
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

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...

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