Life At Sfa
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traditions & spirit
axe ’em, Jacks!
When you attend an SFA sporting event, you’re sure to hear Lumberjack fans cheering, “Axe ’em, Jacks!” and flashing our hand sign. Find out how we became the Lumberjacks in the first place.learn more >
After more than 90 years, it should come as no surprise that we have a rich collection of athletic traditions, including our Purple Haze cheering section, Battle of the Piney Woods and our faithful cannon, Ole Cotton.learn more >
Lumberjack pride runs deep on campus and stays with SFA graduates long after they’ve moved on. Discover some of the interesting ways Lumberjacks show their school pride.learn more >
the axe handle
Every SFA freshman receives an axe handle to personalize with their own Lumberjack spirit. Students can be seen (and heard) banging axe handles on the bleachers at SFA football games.learn more >
In addition to the opportunities through your academic department, SFA is home to 250 student clubs and organizations! You’ll have plenty of opportunities to network with Lumberjacks who share your interests. Learn more about our student organizations.
At SFA, our students take pride in giving back to the community – it’s the Lumberjack way. See how you can get involved. Learn more about getting involved with community service.
Lumberjacks make great leaders! You’ll find exciting leadership opportunities from the first day you step onto the SFA campus. Explore our leadership programs.