Schwab Legacy Lives on in Loretto

Schwab Legacy Lives on in Loretto

By Teresa Narduzzi and Aidan Sweeney, Staff Writers

May 10, 2019

As Saint Francis students, many of us do not know much about Charles Schwab. Most of us are aware that the mansion across from campus belonged to him, and many of us have walked through his gardens. We also know that the Shield’s School of Business is in the Charles Schwab Building, but we don’t...

SFU Celebrates SpringFest

SFU Celebrates SpringFest

Liv Ford, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

Saint Francis hosted its annual SpringFest on Saturday, April 27. The day included a home track and field meet and many admitted students, their families and students considering SFU attended the meet. Other SpringFest events included a raffle, game booths, a bouncy house, food trucks and a petting...

Dorothy Day Center preps for Easter distribution

Dorothy Day Center preps for Easter distribution

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Volunteers at the Dorothy Day Center have been preparing Easter baskets for local families in need in advance of the Center’s annual Easter Distribution on April 16. “My role this year was finding and putting the families on the Easter Distribution list,” said graduate assistant Ryan Cox. “We...

Changes to meal plan costs discussed at Town Hall

Changes to meal plan costs discussed at Town Hall

Aidan Sweeney, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

SGA conducted its biannual Town Hall on April 9 in JFK Auditorium. The event affords students the opportunity to share their questions and concerns and hear from the administration on various issues. SGA President Teresa Narduzzi introduced Father Malachi, who delivered an opening prayer and address....

Batman Film Festival scheduled for April 24

Batman Film Festival scheduled for April 24

Jay Bowen, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Attention Caped Crusader Fans: the Batman Film Festival will be held on April 24 in JFK Auditorium at 7 p.m. The goal of the event is for students to use their movie-making talents to assist in raising money for the Healing Patch, a program that helps grieving children and their families cope with...

Food court to be open for business by fall semester

Food court to be open for business by fall semester

Anna Baughman, Editor

April 12, 2019

The long-awaited Frankie’s renovation is underway. After working closely for the last few months, SGA and the administration’s first steps toward the new food court began with the closing of Frankie’s on March 24. Physical Plant employees have already completed a lot of behind-the-scenes...

Blue Stockings Society hosts Women’s March on mall

Blue Stockings Society hosts Women’s March on mall

Katie Page, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

The SFU Blue Stockings Society held their second annual Women’s March around the mall on March 19. The Blue Stockings Society is a group that meets bi-weekly to exchange ideas and discuss national and international issues in today’s society, as well campus topics. “Seeing everyone come out...

SGA launches awareness campaign

SGA launches awareness campaign

Aiden Sweeney, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

In an effort to raise more awareness on what the Student Government Association is doing, SGA will be conducting Instagram Giveaways and Executive Board meet-and-greets. “The past few years, SGA has gotten more and more recognition through their initiatives,” said Rebekah Finafrock, SGA’s Vice...

Alumnus discusses ethical issues in Tech Age

Alumnus discusses ethical issues in Tech Age

Katie Page, Staff Writer

March 21, 2019

Jack McArtney, a 1982 SFU graduate and pioneer of the mobile phone industry, returned to campus on March 14 to discuss finding your “true north” in a horizontal era. He shared his insights with the University community on ethical dilemmas that arise in today’s technological age. McArtney...

Campus Ministry hosts discussion on love and marriage

Campus Ministry hosts discussion on love and marriage

Aiden Sweeney, Staff Writer

February 21, 2019

Campus Ministry hosted a panel of couples who shared their experiences on incorporating faith into their marriage in the Campus Ministry Lounge on Valentine’s Day evening. The panelists addressed the struggles that come with marriage and the importance of talking with each other and trusting each...

University celebrates Chinese New Year: The Year of the Pig

University celebrates Chinese New Year: The Year of the Pig

Marina Misitano, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

Chinese students at SFU joined their fellow students on Feb. 15 to celebrate the Chinese New Year with conversation and foreign cuisine in Schwab Hall. “This is their opportunity to share aspects of their culture with the American students,” said Ryan Geiger, assistant director of the Office of...

SFU hosts Shakespeare Competition

SFU hosts Shakespeare Competition

Marina Misitano, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

Saint Francis and the Central Pennsylvania Branch of the English-Speaking Union (ESU) hosted the 2019 Shakespeare Competition in JFK Auditorium on Feb. 16. Students from central Pennsylvania high schools were invited to show off their skills in competition, reciting different 20-line Shakespearean...

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