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Fisher Students Host Toy Drive in Support of Local Charity

Sophia Smith , Staff Writer December 1, 2023

Be on the lookout for donation drop-off boxes around Fisher! The drive will run from Nov. 27 through Dec. 8. These donations can include toys for children of all ages, ranging from children’s picture...

Photo by Staff Photographer Nicole Pomerleau

Celebrating the Spirit of Identity

Mallory Schake , Editor in Chief November 28, 2023

In the spirit of inclusion, the affinity clubs at Fisher have pioneered a new week-long series of events labeled Spirit of Identity Week. Riding the growth of DEI efforts on campus, the groups have transformed...

Team photo of the womens’ club team

Club Basketball Introduced at St. John Fisher University

Nick Kehoe , Sports Editor November 21, 2023

A new sports opportunity has entered the ring at St. John Fisher University; club basketball, which features a men’s team and a women’s team. The club will join hockey and baseball as the three opportunities...

Isabella Maher (right) and Ana Gutman cheer for the team (Photo taken by Nicole Pomerleau @frames_by_nicole)

This Week in Sports: Ends and Beginnings

Nicole Pomerleau , Lead Photographer November 14, 2023

St. John Fisher mens’ basketball began their season on Nov. 8th in a matchup against Hobart College. After an intense back and forth, Hobart pulled ahead for a 85-81 victory. Fisher took an early 15-10...

Gwen Madden (Photo taken by Nicole Pomerleau @frames_by_nicole)

This Week in Sports: The Championship Spectacle

Nicole Pomerleau , Lead Photographer November 6, 2023

On Wednesday Nov. 1st, No. 2 seed St. John Fisher University womens’ soccer faced off against No. 6 seed Alfred University in the Empire 8 semi-finals. With 50 seconds left in the game, junior Kate Rachwal...

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First-Gen Week: Celebrations, Successes and the Representation of First-Generation Students at Fisher

Sophia Smith , Staff Writer November 5, 2023

On Nov. 8, colleges across the nation celebrate First-Generation Day in recognition of students who are the first in their families to attend college. This day is in honor of the passing of the Higher...

Graphic by Sophia Smith, Photos Provided by Senators

Your First-Year Senators

Sophia Smith , Staff Writer November 2, 2023

Each year, Fisher’s Student Government Association (SGA) opens seven seats for incoming first-years to join the board. Elected by their fellow first-years, these students have the opportunity to participate...

Photo via St. John Fisher University

Woah Teddi!

Jess Cocivi , Staff Writer November 1, 2023

Woah Teddi! Woah is right, Teddi Dance for Love is a major deal here at St. John Fisher University’s campus, as well as a very popular club. If you don’t know what Teddi is… where have you been?...

Hank Ferguson (left) and Michael Escobar celebrate touchdown (Photo taken by Nicole Pomerleau @frames_by_nicole)

This Week in Sports: Touchdowns, Turnovers and Title Triumphs

Nicole Pomerleau , Lead Photographer October 31, 2023

This week opened with a mens’ soccer game against rival Nazareth University on Oct. 25. Despite Nazareth out-shooting Fisher 15-10, the Cardinals secured their victory in the 52nd minute with a header...

Emma Spelman battles for the ball (Photo taken by Nicole Pomerleau @frames_by_nicole)

This Week in Sports: Swings, Saves and Serves

Nicole Pomerleau , Lead Photographer October 23, 2023

Fisher Athletics started off this week with the Fisher Field Hockey Breast Cancer Awareness Game against the University of Rochester. The Cardinals took an early lead in the game with a goal made by freshman...

Resource sheets distributed at the presentation.

Talk Saves Lives

Sophia Smith , Staff Writer October 18, 2023

TW: This article discusses the topics of suicide and mental health challenges.  “Suicide is a health issue and it’s absolutely preventable.” On Oct. 10, I attended the “Talk Saves Lives”...

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“Clipper Talk”: The Story of Khalid Lockhart

Nick Kehoe , Sport's Editor October 15, 2023

For many students, one person has cut their hair for their whole lives. Upon arriving at a new school and city, they may not know of a place to get a cut. One St. John Fisher student aspiring to open his...

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