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Monday, Sept. 18
Men's golf at Jim Rivers Intercollegiate two-day tournament
All Day
Ruston, Louisiana

Thursday, Sept. 21
Volleyball vs. University of Central Arkansas
6:30 p.m.
Nacogdoches

Friday, Sept. 22
Soccer vs. Houston Baptist University
7 p.m.
Nacogdoches

Saturday, Sept. 23
Football at Abilene Christian University
6 p.m.
Abilene

Volleyball vs. Northwestern State University
1 p.m.
Nacogdoches


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Happy birthday, SFA!

Stephen F. Austin State University celebrates its 94th Birthday today.

Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announces new Research Grant Development and Research Pilot Studies competition

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announced the Research Grant Development and Research Pilot Studies competitions for fiscal year 2018. The deadline for spring projects is Oct. 9, 2017, and the deadline for summer and fall projects is March 23, 2018. Guidelines and applications are available here.

For more information, contact Jennifer Hanlon, ORSP assistant director, at (936) 468-1805 or hanlonjd@sfasu.edu; or Sherry Tucker, ORSP administrative assistant, at (936) 468-6606 or tuckers1@sfasu.edu.

Athletics

Alize Ward’s pick-six lifts Lumberjacks over the University of the Incarnate Word

SFA football safety Alize Ward intercepted a pass by University of the Incarnate Word's Sean Brophy with 16 seconds remaining and returned it 70 yards for a touchdown, lifting SFA to a 37-31 victory in the Lumberjacks' Southland Conference opener Saturday.

Trailing 31-21 with under nine minutes left, SFA scored 16 unanswered points in the final eight and a half minutes of play to top the visiting Cardinals.
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Men’s Golf set to compete at Jim Rivers Intercollegiate Men’s Golf Tournament

The SFA men's golf season begins today at the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate Men’s Golf Tournament in Ruston, Louisiana. Hosted by Louisiana Tech University, the two-day, 54-hole tournament will feature 14 teams competing at the Squire Creek Country Club.
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Ladyjacks suffer setback to Texas Christian University at home, 4-0

SFA's soccer team fell behind to Texas Christian University early in Sunday's game and never recovered, ceding the match by a 4-0 margin.

The loss drops the team to 4-4 on the season and hands the Ladyjacks their worst loss of the season, just two days after opening conference play with an impressive 2-0 victory over Northwestern State University Friday.
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Volleyball falls in Rice Adidas Invitational II

The problems presented by a slow start by SFA’s volleyball team were compounded by a potent attack by Arkansas State University as the Ladyjacks dropped a 3-0 decision to the Red Wolves at Tudor Fieldhouse in the penultimate match of the Rice Adidas Invitational II Saturday afternoon.

That night, the Ladyjacks watched their late lead slip away as Rice scored six of the final eight points of the match to secure a 3-2 triumph in the final game of the invitational.
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Fine Arts

McDonald-Lysinger Piano Duo to perform at SFA

The SFA School of Music will present the McDonald-Lysinger Piano Duo in a recital at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, in Cole Concert Hall.

Alex McDonald and Catharine Lysinger, both of Dallas, will present “The Orchestral Piano: Virtuosic Transcriptions,” which features works by Johannes Brahms, Igor Stravinsky and Maurice Ravel.
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Funny, sexy, satirically relevant ‘Tartuffe’ comes to SFA

Every theatre season needs a few good laughs. The 2017-18 Mainstage Series achieves that with the fall presentation of Molière’s “Tartuffe.”

The School of Theatre will present “Tartuffe” at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Oct. 3 through 7, in Turner Auditorium on the SFA campus. Set in the 17th century, the play depicts a con man (the title character) who has successfully duped a wealthy businessman named Orgon. Because he is so impressed with Tartuffe’s pretensions of moral purity and religious piety, Orgon has invited Tartuffe to move into his lavish Paris home and take full advantage of his hospitality.

Single tickets are $15 for adult, $10 for senior and $7.50 for student/youth. For tickets or more information, call the SFA Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or visit theatre.sfasu.edu.
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This version of the café wall illusion, produced by Victoria Skye, will have you seeing things.

Geometrical graphics often trick the brain due to the way it receives and processes information. In this optical illusion, parallel straight dividing lines between staggered rows with alternating black and white “bricks” appear to be sloped, but they are actually completely straight.

To view more mind-bending images, click here.

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