April 8, 2020

How does a college student with at least 5 classes, a job, club involvement, and a very active lifestyle outside of school keep busy during quarantine? Honestly, how is anyone keeping busy during this quarantine? Well, now is the time for no excuses! But don’t go texti...

November 22, 2019

The University of St. Francis (USF) is sad to share the news that lifetime friend and supporter of USF, Dorothy “Dottie” Brown, has passed away. Dottie peacefully passed away on Monday, November 11. She is reunited with her husband, LaVerne “Bitz” Brown, who passed awa...

November 12, 2019

The holiday season is here! The annual Light Up the Holidays Parade and Festival will be held on Friday, November 29 in downtown Joliet. The University of St. Francis is looking for students, alumni and employees to walk alongside or ride on USF’s float in the parade a...

October 30, 2019

The University of St. Francis (USF) will be hosting “Spooky Saints” on Thursday, October 31 for the Joliet community. The Spooky Saints event, previously known as "Trunk or Treat," is an annual tradition where children and families come to USF to trick-or-treat on Hall...

October 17, 2019

The University of St. Francis (USF) competed in the 5th annual AORE Campus Challenge and won "Most Outdoorsy D2 School Champion" and "Outdoors Anywhere Champion." Along with USF's win as a school, Caeley Grady, a senior Outdoor Recreation major, competed individually a...

October 2, 2019

A local football player remains humble after many obstacles have come his way. Bryant Perry, a Chicago native from Inglewood, gained recognition after he went one-on-one with NFL wide receiver, Antonio Brown. Brown posted a video of him on Instagram of Perry going head...

September 22, 2019

The University of St. Francis (USF) has announced the official re-launch of a university band that will help mark USF’s 100 year anniversary in 2020. When USF was the College of St. Francis, the school used to have a band that was part of the music program. In addition...

April 29, 2018

The University of St. Francis Athletic Department hosted its fourth annual Bernie Awards. The annual event recognizes the Fighting Saints' top team and individual achievements of the past year in athletics and academics. Nearly 500 people packed the Rialto Square Theat...

April 13, 2018

The Joliet Slammers have announced their game and promotional schedule for the 2018 season. The Slammers home opener is Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at 7:05 p.m. against the Evansville Otters. The home opener will be the season’s first Two Dollar Tuesday, where reserved seat...

April 10, 2018

The Mayor of Joliet, Bob O’Dekirk has been involved in three car accidents using a city vehicle.  On Feb. 5, 2018, O’Dekirk made an improper left turn and caused a collision with the city’s owned black Chevy. According to the Joliet Herald News, the driver in the other...

March 14, 2018

I have been trying to find the words to say about the recent shooting that happened in Parkland, Florida but whatever I say will never give it justice. However, the students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are using their voices to start a movement.

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February 23, 2018

Every year, Joliet residents and local communities’ countdown for one of the greatest summer festivals: The Taste of Joliet. The Taste of Joliet will be held Friday, June 22 through Sunday, June 24 at Joliet Memorial Stadium.

The Taste of Joliet includes food vendors, l...

February 16, 2018

Once again, the city of Chicago is undergoing a big name change of one of the skyline’s most iconic buildings. As if renaming the Sears Tower wasn’t enough. The city’s fourth-tallest building, at 1,128 feet, the John Hancock building has lost its name.

The name John Han...

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