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Student reflects on Valentine’s Day

MARISA KRAVATZ REFLECTION With Valentine’s Day approaching, there are two ways to celebrate. The holiday can be seen as a fun day to be extra loving with your significant other…

University welcomes new retreat

CALIN POTAMI FAITH EDITOR Ignatian values act as the foundation on which The University community is built. A group of 35 retreatants, including 34 students and one faculty member, will…

Students explore Death Valley on Desert Experience Retreat

CALIN POTAMI FAITH EDITOR A small group of students experienced God’s presence in the vastness of nature over intersession on the Desert Experience retreat.  Sophomores Kaitlyn Davis and Karissa Barbarevech…

Muharram marks beginning of new Islamic year

CAILIN POTAMI FAITH EDITOR Muharram marks the start of a new year in accordance with the Islamic calendar. Its timing depends upon the first sighting of the crescent of a…

Students find God in art

MEGAN MCCABE REFLECTION I was fortunate enough to attend the Art and Spirituality retreat this weekend. It is a one-night retreat, and it is designed to focus on the self.…

Harry Potter retreat enchants student

JOHN MAYER REFLECTION One might be hard-pressed to find a more rewarding faith experience than the Harry Potter Retreat, which took place Saturday and Sunday at Chapman Lake. Combining elements…

Adoration offered in chapel

MARISA KRAVATZ FAITH CORRESPONDENT When people think of prayer, so many different thoughts can come to mind because there are countless ways to pray; however, a new form of prayer…

Student researches women in faith

CAILIN POTAMI FAITH EDITOR A University student plans to depict the role women play in various religious traditions at this year’s Festival of Nations. Junior Andrew Mailen has begun work…

More Catholic men interested in entering priesthood

DON FENOCCHI FAITH CORRESPONDENT After years of worrisome trends showing that the numbers of priests are declining, there is now a very encouraging sign for the Catholic Church. The number…

Halloween traditions come from various sources

CAILIN POTAMI FAITH EDITOR The University and a large portion of the Western world take part in celebrating Halloween or “All Hallow’s Eve” Thursday by hanging up spooky decorations and…