Fundraising underway for black box theater project

Fundraising underway for black box theater project

Anna Baughman, Editor

November 28, 2018

Fifty years ago, in the fall of 1968, Alan Zadjel sat in his first Kenny Resinski class. Alan’s theater career at Saint Francis may have started there, in an old classroom with Kenny, but it didn’t end there. From plays, to one-acts, to Midnight Christmas Mass scenes during the homily, to Shakespearian...

Saint Francis hosts high school students for Science Day

Saint Francis hosts high school students for Science Day

Camryn Tirado, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

The University hosted its 25th annual Science Day on Nov. 20, welcoming more than 400 high school students to the University. Visiting high school students competed in various competitions and attended presentations delivered by SFU faculty. SFU student Yngara Pehoua-Dupervil volunteered to work Sc...

Student share projects at eighth annual Research Day

Student share projects at eighth annual Research Day

Katie Augustine, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018

Saint Francis hosted its eighth annual Research Day on Nov. 15, affording students the opportunity to share information about independent or class research projects with the campus community. Research Day is organized by the SFU Office of Student Research. Balazs Hargittai, chair of the Chemistry...

Men’s Basketball preps for games against college hoops royalty

Men’s Basketball preps for games against college hoops royalty

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Picked as the preseason favorite in the Northeast Conference, the men’s basketball team will look to pull of some monumental upsets in an incredibly challenging non-conference schedule. The team opened the season on Tuesday night, falling 82-67 at the University of Buffalo despite 19 points and...

Students, faculty, staff participate in Movember

Students, faculty, staff participate in Movember

Damian Runk, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Saint Francis students, faculty and staff members are participating in Movember, a month-long event that raises awareness and money for men’s physical and mental health. Movemeber, or “No Shave November,” began with participants shaving on Oct. 31. Participants then grow a mustache or let their...

SFU represented at ENACTUS event in California

SFU represented at ENACTUS event in California

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Three SFU students and two Shields School of Business faculty/staff members represented the University at the Enactus World Cup on Oct. 9-11 in San Jose, California. Enactus stands for Entrepreneurs in Action for US (US meaning the local community, the U.S. and the world). Large corporations, including...

Do’s and don’ts on scheduling for 2019 Spring Semester

Do’s and don’ts on scheduling for 2019 Spring Semester

Marina Misitano, Staff Writer

November 7, 2018

Next week is Scheduling Week, the time when students will schedule classes for the 2019 spring semester. It is important to remember what to do and what not to do in order to make scheduling a breeze. Whether you are a freshman or a senior, there are certain things to be aware of that can make or...

University launches aviation program

University launches aviation program

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

SFU rolled out a new academic offering this semester and it has taken flight, literally. The new aviation concentration already has four students participating. The program became possible thanks to a cooperative venture between SFU and Nulton Aviation Services, which is located at the John Murtha...

Kovatch not done in Loretto just yet

Kovatch not done in Loretto just yet

Haley Thomas, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

At an AAU tournament, a player caught Red Flash head women’s basketball coach Joe Haigh’s eye. She wasn’t the best on the team, but he could see her potential. He circled her name in his big book of recruits and moved on to the next game, not really thinking about recruiting Jessica Kovatch. In...

Local high school supports Cancer Care Program

Local high school supports Cancer Care Program

Urska Medvesek, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

SFU’s Master of Cancer Care Program recently received a donation from students at the Central Cambria School District. At the Central Cambria Football Boosters Pink Out Game in October, Christopher Santini, the principal at Central Cambria High School, and members of the Red Devils football team...

Students sharpen dining skills at Etiquette Dinner

Students sharpen dining skills at Etiquette Dinner

Anna Baughman, Editor

October 31, 2018

Career Services provided SFU students with the opportunity to brush up on their dining skills on Tuesday, Oct. 23, sponsoring the annual Etiquette Dinner. Pat Cataldo, etiquette expert and presenter, taught students the ins and outs of proper dining. Cataldo, SFU class of ’66, has traveled around...

Women’s Soccer seeks third straight NEC Championship

Women’s Soccer seeks third straight NEC Championship

Camryn Tirado, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018

The Red Flash women’s soccer team enters this weekend’s Northeast Conference Tournament as the No. 2 seed. SFU will be seeking its third consecutive NEC championship and will face No. 3 seed Mount Saint Mary’s in semifinal action on Friday at 4 p.m. at Central Connecticut State. The team finished...

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