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Design: Audrey Brown ’21

Four years in review

Jackie Collins June 8, 2021

St. Joe’s switches the bookstore to Barnes & Noble College. James Maguire ’58 and his wife Frances donate $50 million to St. Joe’s, the largest gift in university history. The money helped...

Ting Wan is the owner of EMei Restaurant.

Chinatown weathers pandemic and anti-Asian sentiment

Jackie Collins April 27, 2021

Ting Wan, owner of EMei Restaurant located on Arch Street in Philadelphia’s Chinatown, remembers when her restaurant was fully booked months in advance for the Chinese New Year on January 25, 2020. But...

Lynette Medley said The SPOT delivers approximately 275 feminine product packages per week. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Menstrual hub generates awareness on period poverty

Jackie Collins March 30, 2021

Lynette Medley, a sexual awareness educator and counselor, opened The SPOT Period, a 2,500-square-foot brick-and-mortar menstrual hub in Germantown this February.   The hub is furthering the mission...

Elizabeth Lee, Ph.D., teaches her Social Research Methods class over Zoom on Feb. 22. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Privacy and equity: Zoom camera policies in online classes

Jackie Collins February 23, 2021

As colleges across the country move forward with virtual learning during the coronavirus pandemic, faculty are wrestling with policies regarding camera usage and whether they should require students to...

 Ariana Bucciarelli bags a baked good during her shift. PHOTOS: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

GET Café in Narberth fosters an accepting environment

Jackie Collins November 17, 2020

When entering Great Expectations Together (GET) Café, you walk past bookshelves packed with board games and decorated with signs that read loving and accepting messages like “Come as you are.” When...

Teagan McCarthy ’22 put together activity kits in March. PHOTO: COURTESY OF MCCARTHY

Project Sunshine engages with isolated pediatric patients

Jackie Collins November 10, 2020

Jordan Olenginski ’21 started the St. Joe’s chapter of Project Sunshine in fall 2019 to help make the lives of hospitalized children “a little happier, a little brighter.”  Project Sunshine is...

Katerina Calvo ’24 looks out from her window in Moore Hall, where she isolated. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Stories from quarantine and isolation

Jackie Collins September 15, 2020

Three days into the fall semester, Aidan Dowling ’23, slept on a wooden bench in front of Mandeville Hall for two hours. He was surrounded by several bags of supplies that he packed in preparation for...

Letter from the editor

Letter from the editor

Jackie Collins September 8, 2020

To our readers:   It is week three of the fall 2020 semester, and members of the St. Joe’s community still don’t seem to be acclimated to this “new normal.” This is not the St. Joe’s that...

Students work out in OPake Recreation Center on a Monday night. PHOTO: Mitchell Shields 22

The Department of Athletics releases campus recreation updates

Jackie Collins August 7, 2020

St. Joe’s released campus recreation updates for students to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in an Aug. 7 university announcement from Jill Bodensteiner, J.D., director of athletics.  During the summer,...

The Kinney Center sent campers boxes filled with supplies they will need for the camp’s weekly activities. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE KINNEY CENTER

Camp Kinney makes unprecedented transition to virtual format

Jackie Collins June 30, 2020

The Kinney Center will host Camp Kinney, its annual summer camp, virtually this year. The decision to move the camp to a virtual platform was made in May, according to Cassandra Wilson, BCBA, senior associate...

Educational tools to be actively anti-racist

Jackie Collins June 15, 2020

The Hawk has composed a list of educational books, documentaries and podcasts for members of the St. Joe’s community to use to enable them to be actively anti-racist. The Hawk holds that showing support...

Students gather on the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art during the Class of 2022 orientation in 2018. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Orientation for the Class of 2024 goes virtual

Jackie Collins May 18, 2020

The June 23, June 25, June 27 and June 30 on-campus summer orientation sessions for the Class of 2024 are to take a virtual format, according to University President Mark C. Reed, Ed.D., in an April 30...

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