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Tia Pratt teaches class about African-American Catholicism (Photo by Luke Malanga 20).

Confronting our heritage

Angela Christaldi April 25, 2017

‘Black Catholics’ course reveals great need for discourse Time is running out for African-American Catholicism, a popular course in the department of sociology, taught by Tia Pratt, Ph.D., a visiting...

Christopher Dixon looks through a replica of the Saint John’s Bible (Photo by Luke Malanga ’20).

Institutional memory

Angela Christaldi April 25, 2017

St. Joe’s archives not reaching fullest potential Located on the third floor of the Post Learning Commons, the Saint Joseph’s University Archives occupies the least-populated area of the typically...

The traveling exhibit from Lest We Forget Museum of Slavery came to Saint Josephs University on Feb. 22
(Photos courtesy of Office of Inclusion and Diversity).

Understanding the facts

Angela Christaldi February 28, 2017

Universities continue to acknowledge their connections to slavery When Columbia University launched a website in late January detailing its history with slavery, it joined a growing number of universities...

Madison Cassel 20, Anna Lendacky 20, Jessica Sgroi 20, and Grace Schillinger 20 take part in the Womens March on Philadelphia (Photo by Sam Henry 19)

Why I march

Angela Christaldi January 24, 2017

Hope and the possibility of solidarity It was an overcast, bitter cold day, seemingly similar to others in January, but with one essential difference. Thousands of people were gathered on the Benjamin...

Graphic by Krista Jaworski, 17

Defining boundaries

Angela Christaldi December 6, 2016

Taking a closer look at St. Joe's Clery Act sexual assault statistics According to the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN), 23.1 percent of female college students and 5.4 percent of male...

Photo courtesy of Creative Commons

Women in sacred spaces

Angela Christaldi November 29, 2016

Leaving behind the familiar for a new faith experience I was raised Catholic. I’ve attended Catholic school my entire life—a grand total of 17 years following my graduation this coming May. However,...

Controversy brewing

Angela Christaldi November 1, 2016

Yuengling’s public support for Donald Trump inspires boycott America’s oldest brewery caused quite a stir when a tweet revealed that the Yuengling brewing company of Pottsville, Pa., supported Republican...

Photo by Luke Malenga 18

Acknowledging the sins of the past

Angela Christaldi October 25, 2016

St. Joe’s hosts panel on Jesuit slaveholding A panel held on Oct. 18 titled, “Living with the Sins of the Past: Perspectives of Jesuit Slaveholding,” discussed Maryland Province Jesuits’ public...

Playlist of the week: Housing Edition

Angela Christaldi October 25, 2016

Whether you’re going to be living the Lannon Hall life, constantly chasing the shuttle from Lancaster Courts, or signing a lease for an off-campus house in a step toward #adulting, figuring out housing...

Playlist of the week: This is Halloween

Angela Christaldi October 25, 2016

The spookiest time of the year is (almost) upon us, Hawks. Halloween is in a few short days, and even though we’re too old to go trick-or-treating, we’ll never be too old to celebrate one of the best...

Discussing the past, dealing with the present

Angela Christaldi October 4, 2016

Upcoming panel to explore the history of Jesuit slaveholding A panel titled, “Living with the Past: Perspectives on Jesuit Slaveholding” will be held on campus, on Oct. 18 as an exploration of the...

Photo by Angela Christaldi 17

Welcome to paradise

Angela Christaldi October 4, 2016

Green Day brings  ‘Revolution Radio’ tour to the Tower Theater Green Day’s return to Philly kicked off as un-glamorously as possible for the thousands of fans who descended upon Upper Darby’s...

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