5th Annual Kelly Roggensack race

By: Mike West Five years ago, the Steubenville community and Franciscan University of Steubenville mourned the death of Kelly Roggensack. She was a student at Franciscan who passed away in a car crash. That same year following the loss, the…

Pulitzer-Prize winner shares perspective

By: Adam Slemp Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Franz Wright visited Franciscan University of Steubenville’s Tony and Nina Gentile Gallery on Thursday, September 13 to read poetry, tell his stories and share his unique perspective to a standing-room-only crowd. “There’s a need…

For Greater Glory Star speaks at FUS

By: Kelly Schaffer Monday, September 10, Franciscan students gathered in the Finnegan Fieldhouse to hear Catholic actor Eduardo Verástegui share his life testimony before watching a special screening of one of his movies, “For Greater Glory.” “(The Eucharist) is his…

Austria’s new student life director

By: Jordan Otero Making the move from the busy mountain city of Denver, Colorado to the quiet Austrian village of Gaming was not something David Pipp had quite envisioned for his family. Like most Franciscan University of Steubenville alumni, Pipp…

New missions director

In addition to the new students, friars, and faculty, Franciscan University of Steubenville welcomes a new Director of Missionary Outreach, Rhett Young. “I’m excited to work with the students to help them prepare for their future vocations,” Young said.  “In…

Household Fair

The annual men and women’s household fairs were held September 6 and 7 in the JC Williams Center. “The household fair is an opportunity for the students to get to know the households that are on campus,” said the Rev.…

Festa D’Italia

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BY: MELISSA MOLANO The night of Friday, September 8 was filled with laughter, dancing, and great food thanks to the Student Life’s annual Festa D’Italia (Italian Festival). The event is traditionally held in the Piazza dei Santi, but given the…

Dancing for Tyler

BY: EMILY LAHR Franciscan University’s first dance of the year was more than just a crazy night of wild costumes and great music; it was a night to remember the joy of a Franciscan University of Steubenville alumnus, Tyler Peltier.…