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Precious Maleka (left), a social worker at LIV Thokomala, and Khethiwe Mtshali (right), a foster mother, play a game outside the home where Mtshali currently cares for four children. PHOTO: LILLI DELHEIM, M.A. 25/THE HAWK
Foster mother provides forever home to vulnerable children
Hannah Pajtis, Features Editor • July 7, 2024

Vosloorus, South Africa – Khethiwe Mtshali’s home looks like any house filled with children: school portraits positioned on counters, My...

A project is displayed in the alleyway at Mimosa School, where children have been engaged in research and ideas for how to improve the space. PHOTO: ZACH PODOLNICK 26/THE HAWK
Young students tapped for public alleyway project
Maximilian Murphy '26, Special to the Hawk • July 5, 2024

Auckland Park, South Africa – About 25 children and a handful of parents gathered June 11 in the alley at the back of a suburban elementary...

Khalil Ebrahim Saloojee (left) and his father Suliman Saloojee (right), outside their company headquarters in Anchorville, each credits the other with different talents that help make the family business successful. PHOTO: ZACH PODOLNICK 26/THE HAWK
Family clothing business threads perseverance with community care
Shekinah Davis ’24 M.A., Special to the Hawk • July 4, 2024

Anchorville, South Africa — When the Saloojee family opened their first men’s clothing store in 1972 in the mining town of Westonaria, about...

Donning their Durban Sharks kits for the first time following their capping ceremony, the U16 Sharks players hone their skills during a training session. PHOTO: ZACH PODOLNICK 26/THE HAWK
South Africa Stories
'There is a future for girls’ rugby'
Maximus Fisher, Sports Writer • July 3, 2024

Durban, South Africa – Forty-six athletes took a step towards a better future for women’s rugby June 23 at the Hollywoodbets Kings Park Stadium,...

Defender Oratile Makurube quickly changes directions during a June 15 match between the Regional Ladies Emmarentia Pirates and the Peace Makers Ladies. PHOTO: ZACH PODOLNICK ’26/THE HAWK
Sailing the soccer seas
Maximus Fisher, Sports Writer • June 23, 2024
Senior Natalie Nevins runs out as the announcer calls her name for the starting 11 before the Aug. 27, 2023 Drexel game. PHOTO COURTESY OF NATALIE NEVINS
An uphill battle
Natalie Nevins, Copy Editor • May 1, 2024
Graduate student Colin Yablonski pitches against Delaware, April 23. PHOTO: LEAH CATLYN ’27/THE HAWK
‘Sometimes the script flips’
Mia Messina, Sports Editor • May 1, 2024
Sydney Taylor ’26, Katy Viveiros ’26, James Miller ’26 and Alex Wojciak ’26 ask questions about the Apartments at Penn at the housing fair.
PHOTO: MADELINE WILLIAMS ’26/THE HAWK
Students scramble to secure off-campus housing for 2024-25
Vincent Kornacki October 25, 2023
University does not ‘anticipate any availability in on-campus housing’ for rising juniors and seniors
Off-Campus Housing Maps
Off-Campus Housing Maps
Ally Engelbert October 25, 2023

Let’s be conscientious of our privileges
Sahr Karimu October 25, 2023

Next year, rising juniors and seniors will likely not have any housing availability on campus. The university sent an email announcement informing...

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