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The Student News Site of St. Joseph's University

The Hawk News

Smile more and quit it with the attitude

‘Smile more and quit it with the attitude’

Kaitlyn Patterson March 3, 2020

A narrative on toxic masculinity in the workplace I’ve worked in the food industry since I was a junior in high school. Since then, I’ve come to realize the reality of every job I’ve had where a...

Students interacted with professional as well as student businesses. PHOTO: Kerri Greco ’22

Students make the holidays greener with second annual Conscious Consumer Market

Kaitlyn Patterson December 10, 2019

The North Lounge in Campion Student Center was a little bit greener as the second annual Conscious Consumer Market took place on Dec. 5. The market was hosted by the Fair Trade Club in hopes to promote...

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Thankful for this playlist

Kaitlyn Patterson November 20, 2019

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and it might be hard to slow down as the semester dwindles to its final weeks. While you struggle to get through those last few classes and assignments before...

Carolyn Harper, the artist, stands with her piece titled “Dobb.” PHOTOS: Kaitlyn Patterson ’20

Facing the forgotten

Kaitlyn Patterson November 5, 2019

Philadelphia artist sheds light on homelessness epidemic There are approximately 5,700 people in Philadelphia that are considered to be homeless as of 2018, contributing to the 552,830 total individuals...

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Little playlist of horrors

Kaitlyn Patterson October 29, 2019

Ghosts and ghouls and goblins, oh my! With the spookiest day of the year right around the corner, there may be an extra chill in the air. Whether you can’t stand the thought of anything scary or your...

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Abbey Road Rewind: Inspired by The Beatles

Kaitlyn Patterson October 8, 2019

Recently, “Abbey Road,” the 11th and final studio album by the Beatles, celebrated its 50th anniversary. The album was rereleased on Sept. 27 and has since returned to the top of the charts for the...

Starr McKenna ’21, middle right, is one of few women in the Freehold Township Independent Fire Company No.16-1. PHOTOS: Courtesy of Starr McKenna ’21

Student volunteer firefighter becomes her own hero

Kaitlyn Patterson October 1, 2019

If you were to ask around, most college students would never run into a burning building. For volunteer firefighter Starr McKenna ’21, it is almost a natural instinct. McKenna began volunteering as a...

McGraw said his book is “not just a climate story, but a human story.” PHOTO: Mitchell Shields ’22

Author offers untapped solutions on climate change

Kaitlyn Patterson September 24, 2019

Students and faculty gathered in the Forum Theatre on Sept. 18 to hear Seamus McGraw, author of “A Thirsty Land: The Making of an American Water Crisis” share his collection of stories from across...

Students participate in service work in a community garden. PHOTO: Courtesy of William Rickle, S.J.

Early move-in focuses on immigration

Kaitlyn Patterson September 17, 2019

Before classes started on Hawk Hill, a group of 20 underclassmen, alongside student leaders and faculty, explored the issue of migration in the United States. SJU Reads is a two-day early move-in program...

Backpacks covered the courtyard outside of Campion. PHOTO: Kaitlyn Patterson 20

Send Silence Packing aims to spark conversations about mental health

Kaitlyn Patterson September 10, 2019

About 8,000 students roam Hawk Hill everyday, walking to class, Campion Student Center, the bookstore or Starbucks. Many times you see a friendly face: a classmate, an orientation leader, someone from...

Fresh Faces: Meet the Class of 2023

Fresh Faces: Meet the Class of 2023

Kaitlyn Patterson September 10, 2019

The experience of coming to college for the first time is that of excitement, fear, confusion and more. The Hawk asked members of the freshmen class to share their perspectives:  

Brittany Carvalhoso 20 stores old clothes in a spare room in her house before selling them on her thrift account. PHOTO: Kaitlyn Patterson 20

Nifty thrifty

Kaitlyn Patterson July 19, 2019

Online thrift stores become Instagram trend Instagram—an online haven where you can find just about anything; there are foodie accounts, meme accounts. Even our dogs have Instagram accounts these days....

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