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Summer sustainability program prompts building closures

Hannah Pajtis and Max Kelly May 1, 2024

Thirty-six buildings across the Hawk Hill and University City campuses will be closed July 2024 as part of a Summer Sustainability PILOT Program, according to a list sent in an email to faculty from Human...

Women faculty who were recognized as “Pink Pioneers” were honored at the opening of the “Virgins, Goddesses and Barbie” exhibit at the Frances M. Maguire Art Museum, April 25. PHOTO: LEAH CATLYN ’27/THE HAWK

Pink Party empowers women through art and speech

Sophia Galante May 1, 2024

The Frances M. Maguire Art Museum partnered with the St. Joe’s Women’s Center to host its first-ever Pink Party April 25. About 200 people attended the opening of the “Virgins, Goddesses and Barbie”...

Daniel Paradise ’25 transferred to St. Joes from Cabrini in fall 2023.

Tuition match: ‘A layer of security’ for Cabrini transfers

Vincent Kornacki, News Editor May 1, 2024

Students who want to transfer from Cabrini University to St. Joe’s this coming academic year will again be guaranteed admission and a tuition match as long as they are in “good standing” at Cabrini,...

Source: The Nest course registration database. Percentages are estimates based on courses in The Nest with the “On-Line” campus tag or the “OL” section code, divided by the total number of classes with the “Undergraduate” attribute for each year.

More summer courses offered online since 2016

St. Joe’s undergraduate summer classes are increasingly being offered online. The Hawk compiled course listings from The Nest from 2016 through 2024 and found that in 2016, only about 39% of undergraduate...

Senior Natalie Nevins runs out as the announcer calls her name for the starting 11 before the Aug. 27, 2023 Drexel game. PHOTO COURTESY OF NATALIE NEVINS

An uphill battle

Natalie Nevins, Copy Editor May 1, 2024

For the past 18 years of my life, a soccer ball has always been at my feet.  From the moment I could hold myself up on my two little legs, I was learning how to kick a ball in the smallest size pink...


The Jersey Shore is eroding faster under climate change

Nick Sanders, Columnist May 1, 2024

One of the most common places for Philadelphians to vacation is the Jersey Shore, where beachgoers can bask in the sun’s rays or cool off in the waves. In 2023, the Jersey Shore reportedly drew a crowd...

Hannah Pajtis ’26 poses with cherry blossom trees at the 2024 Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival in West
Fairmount Park, April 13. PHOTOS: OLIVIA FISHER ’26

A love letter to my younger self

Hannah Pajtis, News Editor May 1, 2024

As a mixed race woman of Korean descent, I’ve often felt like I’ve been viewed as different in my predominantly white hometown of York, Pennsylvania. I rarely saw Korean culture, let alone Asian...

Parker Hayden ’25 poses at the Radio 1851 record studio in Simpson Hall, April 24. PHOTO: MADELINE WILLIAMS ’26/THE HAWK

Students resurrect St. Joe’s record label

Vincent Kornacki, News Editor May 1, 2024

After being dormant since 2019, St. Joe’s record label, 1851 Records, is welcoming new artists from the St. Joe’s community with the goal of publishing an EP by the end of this semester. 1851 Records,...

graphic of street sign reading carters corner

Tips to be a good employee and maximize your paycheck

Carter Karpinski, Columnist May 1, 2024

As the self-proclaimed “world’s best employee” that I am (I even made myself a mug that says that), I thought I would generously offer some tips so everyone else can attempt to compete with me. I...


CineHawk review: ‘Challengers’

Kasheem Jefferson May 1, 2024

“Challengers” is a romantic sports drama directed by Luca Guadagnino starring Zendaya, Josh O’Connor and Mike Faist, with a screenplay by Justin Kuritzkes. “Challengers” follows Tashi, played...


FAFSA delays stress incoming students

Luke Sanelli, Copy Editor May 1, 2024

As the May 1 National College Decision Day approaches, delays and errors pertaining to the 2024-25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) have forced students nationwide to evaluate their higher...

Editorial: Commending emergency preparedness training (May 1)

The Hawk Staff May 1, 2024

On April 23, an hour-long emergency incident training was held in the Forum Theatre by the Office of Public Safety & Security. Detective Joseph Rovnan, a veteran of the Philadelphia Police Department...

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