Freshman Kovatch Lighting Up Northeast Conference

Freshman Kovatch Lighting Up Northeast Conference

Janiece Morton, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2016


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Red Flash freshman basketball player Jessica Kovatch has been named the Northeast Conference’s (NEC) Rookie-of-the-Week 11 times this season, more than any player in conference history. Kovatch leads all NCAA Division I freshmen in scoring, averaging 22.3 points per game, after netting 25 in a...

Library Exhibit to Explore Native Peoples’ Experience

Library Exhibit to Explore Native Peoples’ Experience

Matt Conrad, Contributing Writer

February 11, 2016


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An upcoming library exhibit will look to bring a greater awareness of Native American life and health to the Saint Francis community. Native Voices: Native People’s Concepts of Health and Illness is a traveling multimedia exhibit developed by the U.S. National Library of Medicine in partnership wi...

How to Stay Safe this Winter

How to Stay Safe this Winter

Brandon Behe, Contributing writer

February 1, 2016


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For those of you who were expecting the mild winter to continue into the semester, it is time to let it go.Winter weather has returned to Loretto with an icy vengeance. Just two weeks into the new semester, we’ve seen temperatures drop below freezing on multiple occasions, followed by what could p...

SFU Students Use Dogs for Behavior and Learning Classes

SFU Students Use Dogs for Behavior and Learning Classes

Dominick Palguta, Contributing Writer

February 1, 2016


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Fostering dogs while attending college classes may sound like a challenging proposition, but students admitted into this semester’s Canine Learning course received their dogs at the Boiler House on Jan. 22. The course is being taught by Assistant Professor of Psychology Schlomit Flaisher-Grinberg. Central...

What Talent Will 2016 Bring to SFU?

What Talent Will 2016 Bring to SFU?

Christi Villareale, Contributing Writer

January 29, 2016


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A new year means new goals. New goals mean learning new hobbies, or perfecting old ones. Hobbies, with enough time and initiative, can become talents. And that is exactly what SFU’s Student Activities Organization (SAO) is looking for at the start of the new year: talent. Every spring semester,...

SFU to Host Sideline Cancer Chapter

SFU to Host Sideline Cancer Chapter

December 11, 2015


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JicTSuO5V0 The Colleges Against Cancer (CAC) student organization at SFU has announced a new initiative, with a more concentrated focus on cancer awareness and advocacy. This initiative includes bringing a Sideline Cancer chapter to the University, making Saint Francis...

Former Rusted Root Artist and SFU Faculty Member Crowd Funding for New Album

Former Rusted Root Artist and SFU Faculty Member Crowd Funding for New Album

Emma O'Hara, Contributing Writer

December 1, 2015


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SFU fine arts faculty member Jim Donovan - the former drummer of the multi-platinum touring band Rusted Root - has returned to the studio after 14 years and is releasing a new album. The album, Sun King Warriors, is a mix of groove-rock and Americana with “two tons of drums.” It will be relea...

Ambialet Students Startled But Safe

Ambialet Students Startled But Safe

Emma O'Hara, Contributing Writer

November 17, 2015


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Paris became the center of global attention last Friday following the latest incident of mass terrorism. At least 129 people were killed and more than 300 people injured in Paris. The deadly attack took place at the Bataclan Concert Hall, where gunmen killed at least 89 people who were attending a...

Father Malachi Delivers State-of-the-University Address

Father Malachi Delivers State-of-the-University Address

Christi Villareale, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2015


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wYmQe6oMJVw Father Malachi delivered this semester’s “State-of-the-University” address Nov. 12 at JFK Auditorium. The purpose of the event is to keep faculty, staff and students updated on various SFU projects and initiatives. Father Malachi told those in attendance...

Awareness Key in Beating Breast Cancer

Awareness Key in Beating Breast Cancer

Emma Catalano, Contributing Writer

November 4, 2015


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October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and what better way to show support than tie-dying shirts? Sophomore marketing major Syd Petro organized a CES event Oct. 29 that helped to raise awareness. Petro lost an aunt to Stage 4 breast cancer and has another aunt that survived – she has been...

Center for Service and Learning Created as Part of ‘Francis 2020’

Center for Service and Learning Created as Part of ‘Francis 2020’

Alexis Barrau, Contributing Writer

November 4, 2015


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An ophthalmologist’s goal is to help his or her patient achieve 20/20 vision. The concept of 20/20 vision calls to mind the words “clear” and sharp.” SFU’s current strategic plan to meet the University’s mission is called Francis 2020: A Clear Vision for Saint Francis University. This...

SFU Celebrates Homecoming

SFU Celebrates Homecoming

Emma O'Hara, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2015


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The campus was “wired” last weekend for Homecoming festivities. The Homecoming parade started in front of the Stokes Center on Saturday morning. The parade, led by the SFU marching band and cheerleaders, included members of this year’s Homecoming court and floats created by various clubs and...

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