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Brightspace: A New and Improved Learning Innovation Platform

Adelisa Badzic , Staff Writer April 28, 2023

Say goodbye to Blackboard, and hello to Brightspace. After 18 years of using Blackboard, the university will be making a switch. Brightspace will be taking over campus for our new web-based course-management...

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Muslim Student Association Hosts Ramadan Dinner

Nya Robinson , Staff Photographer April 23, 2023

Students at St. John Fisher University attended the Muslim Student Association’s Dinner to celebrate Ramadan. In honor of the Muslim religion, students enjoyed a very large dinner while being taught...

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Stalls for All: Gender-Inclusive Bathrooms Coming to Fisher

Mallory Schake , Managing Editor April 23, 2023

For many on campus, walking into a bathroom is something people do without a second thought - it’s as simple as stepping down the hallway to find the nearest mens or ladies room. But, some individuals...

Breakfast for Dinner, Anyone?

Breakfast for Dinner, Anyone?

Lejla Zornic , Staff Writer April 23, 2023

The phenomenon known as Late Night Breakfast has been around for years at St. John Fisher University and has attracted hundreds of students to the Ward-Haffey Dining Hall. With its deliciously sweet and...

Meet Your ‘23-‘24 SGA President and VP

Meet Your ‘23-‘24 SGA President and VP

Mallory Schake , Managing Editor April 4, 2023

With the final stretch of the school year comes many things: class registration, room selection, appointing new club EBoards, and the election of the new Student Government Association (SGA) President...

Dr. Marlowe Washington, Senior Diversity Officer at St. John Fisher

The Affirmative Action Debate: How Is Fisher Impacted?

Mallory Schake , Managing Editor March 24, 2023

Fisher has seen many ages of growth in its 75 years of existence; from admitting its first female class in 1971, to advancing the institution with a new “University” title, to welcoming Fisher’s...

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Author Sonya Huber Reads at Fisher’s 2023 Cavanaugh Lecture

Mia Lindenburg , Staff Writer March 24, 2023

On Wednesday, March 23rd, the English Department hosted their annual Cavanaugh Lecture series, where noteworthy academics and authors visit St. John Fisher University to share their work. For this year’s...

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Cardinal Company Presents “Heathers: The Musical” This Weekend

Brooke Eastman , Staff Writer March 24, 2023

This weekend, Cardinal Company, Fisher’s student-run performing arts club, will be presenting Heathers: The Musical at 7 p.m. Friday the 24th and Saturday the 25th, and 1 p.m. Sunday the 26th in Cleary...

Fisher BSU Honors MLK at Black Excellence Legacy Gala

Fisher BSU Honors MLK at Black Excellence Legacy Gala

Mia Lindenburg , Staff Writer January 23, 2023

On Monday, January 16, St. John Fisher University students, faculty, and staff gathered in Cleary Auditorium for the inaugural BlackExcellence Legacy Gala, sponsored by the Black Student Union. This...

See What YOU Can Achieve with uAchieve

See What YOU Can Achieve with uAchieve

Mia Lindenburg , Staff Writer November 13, 2022

Around this time of the semester, students and faculty are working together across the St. John Fisher campus to create a plan for course registration. Because the University requires students to meet...

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New Creative Spaces on Campus Coming Soon

Mallory Schake , Managing Editor November 5, 2022

By Mallory Schake '25, Staff Writer November 5th 2022 Students on campus looking to be creative in the arts and music have lacked the necessary spaces to do so for years. However, with the renovation...

The Gaze of Christ crucifix at the Hermance Family Chapel of St. Basil the Great (Photo by Staff Photographer Nicole Pomerleau).

How Catholic is Fisher, and What Does That Mean for Students?

Madison Weber , Staff Writer November 1, 2022

By Madison Weber '23, Staff Writer and Social Media Manager November 1st, 2022 St. John Fisher University is a self-proclaimed “independent institution in the Catholic tradition of American higher...

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