American Shakespeare Center Performs at JFK

American Shakespeare Center Performs at JFK

Dominick Palguta, Contributing Writer

November 3, 2015


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It felt as if time shifted back to the 16th and 19th centuries at JFK Auditorium on Oct. 28 and 29 in a pair of evening performances by the visiting American Shakespeare Center. Julius Caesar and The Importance of Being Earnest were performed by the Virginia-based theater company, providing attendees wi...

Sign Jam Opportunity for Deaf, Hearing Communities to ‘Come Together’

Sign Jam Opportunity for Deaf, Hearing Communities to ‘Come Together’

Matt Fraley, Contributing Writer

November 2, 2015


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Sign Jam, an annual event that allows students to learn more about American Sign Language (ASL), was held Oct. 15 in the Stokes Center’s auxiliary gym. Rodney Watson, the co-creator of Sign Jam, taught students who attended the event how to sign and dance to Michael Jackson’s “Xscape.”  ...

Papal Message Discussed in Community Forum

Papal Message Discussed in Community Forum

Matt Conrad, Contributing Writer

October 15, 2015


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Students, faculty and community members gathered Wednesday evening to dissect and discuss Pope Francis’ commentary on humanity’s impact on the environment. The forum, held in JFK Lounge, was a response to the pope’s most recent encyclical, titled “Laudato Si: On Care for Our Common Home.” Three...

Reaching Every Door a Way of Saying Thank You

Reaching Every Door a Way of Saying Thank You

Milton Joyner and Office of Marketing and Public Relations, Contributing Writer

October 14, 2015


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Nearly 400 people affiliated with the University participated in Reaching Every Door (R.E.D.) activities on Oct. 7, helping out people in the community with various projects. R.E.D. is a day of service in which SFU students, faculty and staff members go into local communities to show their appreciation...

Rugby Club Wins First-Ever Home Contest

Rugby Club Wins First-Ever Home Contest

Emma O'Hara, Contributing Writer

October 13, 2015


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Saint Francis sports history was made on Oct. 10 when the SFU Tritons Rugby Club played its first-ever home game against St. Vincent College. The Tritons beat the Bearcats convincingly, 29-5. “We’re really good at tackling, hitting and being very physical,” said senior captain, team founder...

“Art Garage” Open for Business

“Art Garage” Open for Business

Emma O'Hara, Contributing Writer

October 9, 2015


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The grand opening of the new home of the University’s Fine Arts Department was conducted Sept. 29 with a celebration of music, art and camaraderie. “We are ecstatic to have expanded the available space for hands-on arts engagement at Saint Francis,” said Jim Donovan, as assistant professor of...

Students Travel to Philly to See Pope Francis

Students Travel to Philly  to See Pope Francis

Matt Fraley, Contributing Writer

September 29, 2015


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Forty SFU students, along with students from St. Vincent College and Penn State University, traveled to Philadelphia to see Pope Francis, Sept. 25-27. The pontiff visited Washington, D.C., New York and Philadelphia on his first trip to the United States. Friday was “Tourist Day” for the students...

SFU Celebrates Legacy of Lenny Robinson – “Batman”

SFU Celebrates Legacy of Lenny Robinson – “Batman”

Shelby Bowen, Contributing Writer

September 28, 2015


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Students, faculty and staff gathered on the mall on Sept. 24 to pay tribute to Lenny B. Robinson, the “Baltimore Batman.” Robinson was killed on Aug. 16 on Interstate 70 in Maryland after being struck by a vehicle while checking the engine of his “Batmobile” – a custom Lamborghini - along...

Lill Signs With Men’s Soccer Team

Lill Signs With Men’s Soccer Team

September 28, 2015


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Thomas Lill, a 5-year-old from nearby Lilly, officially signed a letter of intent to become the newest member of the Saint Francis men’s soccer program on Sept. 20. Thomas joins the Red Flash through Team IMPACT. Team IMPACT is an organization headquartered in Boston whose mission is to improve...

SFU Celebrates Diversity During Multicultural Festival

SFU Celebrates Diversity During Multicultural Festival

September 24, 2015


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INsJZ2gxME4 Saint Francis students, faculty and staff celebrated Multicultural Week, Sept. 13-18. The week-long event, hosted by the School of Arts and Letters, culminated with the third annual Multicultural Festival on the campus mall on Sept. 18. The week of activities...

Saint Francis Mourns Loss of Dr. Zanzuccki

Saint Francis Mourns Loss of Dr. Zanzuccki

September 21, 2015


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Saint Francis is mourning the loss of a giant in the history of the business program at the University. Dr. Albert Zanzuccki, known to everyone around campus as "Dr. Zan," died last Friday at age 99.  Zanzuccki served as chairman of the School of Business at SFU from 1946-84. He was born in Colver,...

Students Settling Into New Surroundings in Ambialet

Students Settling Into New Surroundings in Ambialet

September 17, 2015


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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOiNev8CVLE&feature=youtu.be Keep your eye on The Troubadour for periodic updates from Saint Francis' Ambialet campus in southwest France, where 16 SFU students have been joined by 14 Curry College (Mass.) students for the semester. Here, students from both schools ...

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