The Student News Site of St. Joseph's University

The Hawk News

The Student News Site of St. Joseph's University

The Hawk News

The Student News Site of St. Joseph's University

The Hawk News

Students struggled to reach the banner registration page on April 8.
PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Students face challenges during fall 2021 registration

Christine Disanti April 13, 2021

To prepare for fall 2021 registration, Alex Wilkes ’22, a marketing and business analytics double major, created spreadsheets with first choices, as well as back-up schedules. “I always say picking...

Pasqualina Defeo ’23 holds her vaccination card.
PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

St. Joe’s students receive COVID-19 vaccines

Christine Disanti March 23, 2021

Some St. Joe’s students have started receiving COVID-19 vaccines, both in the Philadelphia metropolitan area and in their hometowns.  Many college students in Pennsylvania are currently ineligible...

ILLUSTRATION: CASEY WOOD ’23

Where to donate for Women’s History Month

Christine Disanti March 9, 2021

March marks the celebration of Women’s History Month. To commemorate the month, The Hawk has compiled a list of organizations to support that uplift women.  The Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness:...

Butler stands outside of her Roxborough home with a sign advocating for Philadelphia’s public schools.
PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

One year later, Philadelphia schools set to reopen March 8

Christine Disanti March 2, 2021

The School District of Philadelphia announced on March 1 that pre-K through second grade students will return to the classroom on March 8, after nearly a year of virtual classes.  Philadelphia Mayor...

St. Joes and USciences announced a potential merger on Feb. 10. PHOTOS: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Pennsylvania higher-ed mergers

Christine Disanti February 16, 2021

St. Joe’s announced on Feb. 10 that the administration signed a letter of intent to evaluate merging with University of the Sciences, adding to a growing list of universities across the U.S. who are...

Jessica Gonzalez ’22 started double-masking after a university announcement advised students to. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK.

Doubling up: Community wears two masks for added protection

Christine Disanti February 9, 2021

As new and more contagious variants of COVID-19 emerge, some members of the St. Joe’s community are double-masking while on campus. A Feb. 1 university announcement advised students to consider double-masking...

What you should know: COVID-19 testing efficacy

What you should know: COVID-19 testing efficacy

Christine Disanti February 4, 2021

St. Joe’s implemented mandatory pre-arrival COVID-19 testing for all residential students, as well as on-site entry testing for all undergraduate students. The university is conducting testing in partnership...

Students have been transported to Homewood Suites to quarantine
PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

How to transition into quarantine or isolation

Christine Disanti November 17, 2020

Who are you in contact with during isolation or quarantine?  Whether you are quarantining or isolating on or off campus, the first two people students will hear from are their contact tracer and their...

PHOTO: LESLIE QUAN ’22/THE HAWK

University initiative to make textbooks more affordable

Christine Disanti October 20, 2020

For Kyra Kopacz ’22, books and supplies cost between $300 and $500 depending on the semester, leaving her to decide between textbooks and necessities with this semester costing close to $500.  “On...

Who is Amy Coney Barrett?

Who is Amy Coney Barrett?

Christine Disanti October 13, 2020

Who is Amy Coney Barrett?  On Sept. 26, U.S. President Donald Trump named Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his third nominee during this term for the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS). Barrett would...

How to vote by mail

How to vote by mail

Christine Disanti October 6, 2020

If you are viewing this story on a mobile device and cannot access the QR code for your state's website, use the following hyperlinks: PA, NJ, NY, MD  

Load More Stories
Donate to The Hawk News