Athletics hires softball, swimming head coaches

Athletics hires softball, swimming head coaches

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


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The Saint Francis softball and swimming programs will both be under the direction of new head coaches in 2018-19. Jessica O’Donnell was announced as the new softball head coach in July and Kyle Almoney was hired as the head coach of the swimming program earlier this month. O’Donnell takes over...

Phi Delta Kappa raises over $1,500 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

Phi Delta Kappa raises over $1,500 for Make-A-Wish Foundation

September 18, 2018


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The sisters of Phi Delta Kappa Sorority raised more than $1,500 for the Make-a-Wish Foundation at their fourth annual Wish-Upon-a-Par Golf Tournament. The event was held Sept. 15 at Immergrun Golf Club.  Jen Schmith, community service chair of Phi Delta Kappa, was very pleased with the turnout for the ev...

Saint Francis suspends men’s tennis program for 2018-19

Saint Francis suspends men’s tennis program for 2018-19

Katie Page, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


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Saint Francis has suspended its men’s tennis program as a cost-saving measure in conjunction with the recent restructuring of the University. The suspension was announced in early August. Members of the program were notified about a week before they were scheduled to return to campus. The University...

Former SFU soccer star playing professionally in France

Former SFU soccer star playing professionally in France

Camryn Tirado, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


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Former Saint Francis soccer standout Gabi Morales signed a contract last month to play with ASPTT Albi, a professional team in France. The team recently opened its season and is 1-1 through two matches. This is Morales’ second opportunity with a professional team in Europe. She began her pro career...

Students share internship experiences at poster session

Students share internship experiences at poster session

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


Filed under Academics, Showcase

Over 40 students presented internship posters at an event held on Sept. 13 in JFK Lounge. “I think that this showcases some of the best internships that our students have done over the past year or last summer,” said Kate Labriola, Assistant Director of Career Services. This was the first year...

2018-19 academic year gets underway

2018-19 academic year gets underway

August 30, 2018


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Blue Stockings Society hosts first masculinity panel

Blue Stockings Society hosts first masculinity panel

Isaiah Holbrook, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Co-president of Blue Stockings Society, Harry Olafsen, conducted a discussion panel on April 23 dealing with masculinity and its portrayal between both genders. Freshman occupational therapy and women’s studies major Sydney Missouri moderated this event. The panel featured several faculty members...

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


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?...

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