Kovatch becomes fastest Flash to 1,000-Point milestone

Kovatch becomes fastest Flash to 1,000-Point milestone

Kyasia Duling, Staff writer

February 15, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The ball bounces on the opponent’s hardwood floor before her knees bend slightly inward, taking her into her unique stance, one that lifts her a few inches. A nanosecond is all she needs to position the ball on her fingers, before lofting it into the air. At Robert Morris on Jan. 16, sophomore...

NEC Video Shares SFU Swimmer Katie Lafferty’s Story

NEC Video Shares SFU Swimmer Katie Lafferty’s Story

Teresa Narduzzi, Staff writer

February 3, 2017


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Saint Francis swimmer Katie Lafferty beat ovarian cancer in 2014, and her story is now being shared with a wider audience through a video package produced by the Northeast Conference. Lafferty, a junior business major from Bremen, Indiana, had surgery in April 2014. She had been diagnosed with dysgerminoma,...

SFU Hosts Chinese New Year Celebration

SFU Hosts Chinese New Year Celebration

Yu Zhou, Staff writer

February 3, 2017


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SFU’s Office of International Student Programs hosted a Chinese New Year celebration for students and faculty on Jan. 28 in Schwab Hall. After a morning of traditional Chinese food preparation—which included dumplings, beef with opinions and pepper, fried rice, and more—guests began arriving...

SFU’s Annual Blanket Drive Underway

SFU’s Annual Blanket Drive Underway

Aidan Sweeney, Staff writer

February 3, 2017


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SFU’s annual blanket drive to help needy area families with young children and infants kicked off recently. Blankets can be dropped off between Jan. 16 and March 17 at the main entrance to Scotus Hall. Blankets must be handmade and must come from a smoke-free environment. The blankets, which...

Students Report on Museum Opening, School of Business and History of SFU’s Nickname

Students Report on Museum Opening, School of Business and History of SFU’s Nickname

December 14, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Video

Students in "Broadcast News and Public Affairs" - a course taught by Communications faculty member Donna Menis - have produced news reports on a number of different topics throughout the 2016 fall semester. In the news package below, Matt Crawford, Angel Creek and Hakeem Kinard share information about...

Football Team Captures First Conference Title

Football Team Captures First Conference Title

November 14, 2016


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Quarterback Zack Drayer accounted for four touchdowns to help the Saint Francis football team claim its first ever Northeast Conference title.  The Red Flash earned a 31-21 win over Central Connecticut State on Senior Day at DeGol Field on Nov. 12 to improve to 7-3 overall and 5-0 in the NEC. With...

Panel explores ethical issues of 2016 presidential election

Panel explores ethical issues of 2016 presidential election

Amanda Schiavo

November 7, 2016


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A Community-Faculty-Student Forum, “Ethical Issues In The 2016 Presidential Election,” brought differing viewpoints to the JFK Student Lounge Thursday night. The event was held to shed light on the ethical issues occurring during the 2016 Presidential Election and trends throughout history. Dr....

The Future of Business has arrived to Schwab Hall

The Future of Business has arrived to Schwab Hall

Sam Kimmel and Matt Fraley

October 11, 2016


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The modernization of Schwab Hall has been completed; hundreds came out for the ribbon-cutting ceremony of the newly renovated home of the School of Business on Friday, September 16th. The $7.6-million project, fully funded by the generosity of alumni and friends of SFU, had been operational since...

Musical Godspell to Debut in November

Musical Godspell to Debut in November

Emma Catalano, Staff writer

October 10, 2016


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The Saint Francis Theater Department will perform Godspell as its Fall Musical this November. The former Broadway hit illustrates the events of the Gospel according to Matthew, following Jesus’ ministry and his interactions with his disciples during his time on Earth. Visiting Assistant Professo...

Annual Involvement Fair held in JFK

Annual Involvement Fair held in JFK

Emma Catalano, Staff writer

September 14, 2016


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More than 80 clubs and organizations recruited new members at SFU’s annual Involvement Fair, held August 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the JFK Lounge. “It's one-stop shopping for all your club and organization needs," said Facilities and Events Coordinator Lori Schrift, who was in charge of...

Greek Life Recruitment Kickoff Brings Campus Together

Greek Life Recruitment Kickoff Brings Campus Together

Sam Kimmel, Staff writer

September 2, 2016


Filed under Greek Life, Showcase

The beginning of a new school year means the start of Greek Life recruitment season yet again. Wednesday night, JFK Student Center held its “Greek Meet and Greet” event and gave students across campus the opportunity to learn more about Greek Life. “The importance of the very first night of...

Opening Mass held on the mall

Opening Mass held on the mall

Emma Catalano, Staff writer

September 2, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

The new semester was ushered in on with the Mass of the Holy Spirit on August 23, celebrated by Rev. Malachi Van Tassell, T.O.R., President of Saint Francis University. “The purpose of the Mass of the Holy Spirit is so that we can pray for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit to guide us during the...

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