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Members of the Overbrook Presbyterian Church demonstrate outside of the church on Nov. 5. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Local church holds vigil to bear witness to injustices in community

Giana Longo December 4, 2020

Every Thursday, between 2 p.m. and dusk, anyone stuck in traffic at the intersection of Lancaster Avenue and City Avenue will see a group of church members and individuals from the surrounding communities...

Jala Cosley ’22 sells traditional African waist beads.  PHOTO: KELLY SHANNON ’24/THE HAWK

Student starts business selling traditional African waist beads

Giana Longo October 13, 2020

Inspired by her family’s Ghanaian roots, Jala Cosley ’22 started African Twist, an online business that sells traditional waist beads and other accessories.  “For me, being born in the United States,...

Changing of the seasons playlist

Changing of the seasons playlist

Giana Longo October 6, 2020

The world around us is changing. Not only are the hot days of summer being replaced by the chilly nights of fall, we are entering a time of extreme social and political change. While change is a big adjustment,...

Veronika Nemeth ’21 founded the #WhyIVote campaign.  PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

#WhyIVote aims to educate young voters

Giana Longo October 6, 2020

In preparation for the rapidly approaching Election Day on Nov. 3, student leaders of POWER University (POWERU) started the #WhyIVote campaign to educate St. Joe’s students on voting. “Our emphasis...


ACLU chief equity & inclusion officer speaks on intersectionality and allyship

Giana Longo September 29, 2020

Amber Hikes, chief equity & inclusion officer of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), spoke to students, faculty and staff  about intersectionality, allyship and creating inclusive communities...

 Panel of St. Joe’s students for the first annual Queeries event in 2019. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

SJUPride’s Queeries event answers questions about LGBT+ issues

Giana Longo September 29, 2020

SJUPride members, students and other St. Joe’s community members joined a Zoom meeting from their homes to share and listen to common experiences of members of the LGBTQIA+ community during SJUPride’s...

Recyclable grab-and-go containers in trash can on campus. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Waste trends on campus increase due to COVID-19 protocols

Giana Longo September 22, 2020

Health and safety protocols regarding food packing and sanitation implemented to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are creating increased waste on campus.  “The nature of our safety measures, grab-and-go...

Students pick up hot, fresh meals from Good Uncle, a food delivery service. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Good Uncle brings quick and healthy meals to students

Giana Longo September 15, 2020

After having to delay their spring debut due to the coronavirus pandemic, Good Uncle, an independent food delivery service division of Aramark, is now offered to St. Joe’s students as of Aug. 24.  Dylan...

A sign reading mask zone hangs on the entrance to Drexel Library. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

What you should know: common space protocol for the fall 2020 semester

Giana Longo August 14, 2020

To ensure the health and safety of those returning to campus for the fall 2020 semester, common areas, like the library, recreation centers and dining halls, will have new social distancing guidelines....

Spera holds up a Facebook page that she helped redesign. PHOTO COURTESY OF KAITLYN SPERA

Student starts a nonprofit after canceled internship

Giana Longo June 30, 2020

Marketing major Kaitlyn Spera ’21 expected to spend her summer working at Quality Value and Convenience (QVC) until her internship was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Spera said she was nervous...

The Career Development is hosting a virtual session called Association of Jesuit Colleges & Universities: Jobs & Meaningful Work During COVID-19 on Tues. May 19. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Q&A: Advice for students seeking summer internships from the Career Development Center

Giana Longo May 18, 2020

As summer internships are being canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, many students are worried about how to gain professional experience over summer 2020.  The Hawk spoke with Trish Shafe and Scott...


Book rentals still due at end of semester

Giana Longo April 13, 2020

Students will still be able to return rented textbooks at the end of the semester, despite the Saint Joseph’s University Bookstore remaining closed.  Jeremy Boni, bookstore manager, wrote in an email...

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