Water polo team to visit Michigan, California over Spring Break

Water polo team to visit Michigan, California over Spring Break

Katie Page, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

The SFU water polo team will log some miles over the upcoming Spring Break. The team will travel to the University of Michigan to participate in the Michigan Invitational during the first week of March. On March 2, the squad will face Fresno State and Pacific. On March 3, SFU will play Cal, San...

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...

France study-abroad program to be more affordable

France study-abroad program to be more affordable

Evan Feltz, Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

Saint Francis students choosing to study abroad in the Fall 2019 semester in Ambialet, France, will pay $500 less than students have paid in the past to spend a semester overseas. This cost reduction makes the price of studying in France for a semester equivalent to the cost of a semester in Loretto. This...

Lisa Swope named interim head Women’s Tennis Coach

Lisa Swope named interim head Women’s Tennis Coach

Katie Page, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

Lisa Swope has been named the SFU women’s tennis team’s interim head coach. For the past eight years, Swope has coached the girls and boys tennis teams at Central Cambria High School in Ebensburg. Under Swope’s leadership, several of her players earned Pennsylvania District 6 Class-AA titles...

Makeover of JFK to begin soon

Makeover of JFK to begin soon

Marina Misitano, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

Frankies will have a “new look” by the start of the 2019 fall semester, as the University plans to add several different dining options to the lower level of JFK. “Renovations are to begin in April,” said David Williams, SFU’s Director of Physical Plant. “The bookstore will be renovated...

Krimmel moves into second place on Men’s Basketball wins list

Krimmel moves into second place on Men’s Basketball wins list

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

With his 86th win as head coach of the Red Flash men’s basketball team on Jan. 19 in a game against Central Connecticut State, Rob Krimmel moved into second place in career wins in program history. Krimmel’s 86 wins as head men’s basketball coach at Saint Francis trails only Skip Hughes, wh...

Full slate of activities for SGA in spring semester

Full slate of activities for SGA in spring semester

Evan Feltz, Staff Writer

January 30, 2019

The Student Government Association is anticipating a busy spring semester and encourages all students to mark April 9 on their calendars. This is the date of SGA’s next Town Hall Meeting. It will be held in JFK at 7 p.m. The Town Hall Meeting will be facilitated by members of SGA and, as in previous...

SFU President becomes Minister Provincial

SFU President becomes Minister Provincial

Anna Baughman, Editor

January 30, 2019

Saint Francis President Father Malachi Van Tassell became Minister Provincial of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus on Jan. 20, following the resignation of the previous Minister Provincial, Father Richard L. Davis. The president’s role as Minister Provincial will last until July, when...

Women’s basketball to travel across country to face Boise State

Women’s basketball to travel across country to face Boise State

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

The women’s basketball team will travel to the University of Washington to face Boise State on Dec. 15. The team will compete in the Husky Classic, a two-day tournament. The winner of the SFU-Boise State game will face the winner of the other first-round game between host Washington and Montana...

Debate Team competes at Ethics Bowl

Debate Team competes at Ethics Bowl

Anna Baughman, Editor

December 7, 2018

The Saint Francis Debate Team traveled to Poughkeepsie, New York, on Dec. 1 and competed in the Northeast Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl. The team was competing to advance to the national competition. Students Ryan Alu, Hunter Becker, Elliot Biddle, Cory Kumpf, Randee McGee and Anthony Perozich, accompanied...

Swimming team to compete at ECAC Winter Championships, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2

Swimming team to compete at ECAC Winter Championships, Nov. 30 – Dec. 2

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

The swimming team is headed to New York to compete at the ECAC Winter Championships at the Nassau County Aquatics Center from Nov. 30 - Dec. 2. This is the second time SFU will participate in the winter version of the ECAC Championship meet. SFU placed 10th out of 17 teams last year at the event....

Graduation for shelter dogs, Dec. 5

Graduation for shelter dogs, Dec. 5

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

Four shelter dogs will graduate from SFU with a diploma and an AKC Canine “Good Citizen” Certification on Dec. 5. Cleo (pictured above), Kovu, Hamilton and Paisley are all dogs from the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society who were selected by Psychology students at Saint Francis to complete the...

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