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Delivery and gig workers pressured during coronavirus shutdowns

Natalie Drum April 18, 2020

Restaurants and bars in Pennsylvania have been ordered by Gov. Tom Wolf to shut down their dine-in services to slow the spread of the coronavirus. While carry-out, delivery and drive-thru food services...

Capt. Frank Thomas of Lower Merion Police Department collects the PPE items from St. Joes. COURTESY: SAINT JOSEPHS UNIVERSITY

St. Joe’s science departments donate masks and gloves

Natalie Drum April 6, 2020

In the past week, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf announced the creation of an online portal, developed to meet the growing need for personal protective equipment (PPE) due to the coronavirus pandemic. The...

Frannie Maguire at the Barnes Arboretum Garden Party in 2018. PHOTO: LUKE MALANGA ’20/THE HAWK

Late Frannie Maguire leaves art legacy at St. Joe’s

Natalie Drum March 3, 2020

Frances “Frannie” Maguire, a wife, mother, grandmother, artist and philanthropist, died Feb. 12 at the age of 84. She will be most remembered for her caring, generous heart and love for everyone...

Squilla and Giordano (left) take photos in the art display Submergence. PHOTOS: Natalie Drum ’20

New interactive art space aims for fully immersive experience

Natalie Drum February 11, 2020

It’s not everyday that one walks through an art gallery filled with over 8,000 lights interacting with the artwork. The lights are set to a continuous playlist, dangling from the ceiling. Visitors use...

Walker uncovers newspapers which she is using to keep moisture in the ground during unusually warm temperatures this winter. PHOTO: LUKE MALANGA 20/THE HAWK

Q&A with Barnes Arboretum head gardener, Jennifer Walker

Natalie Drum January 28, 2020

Jennifer Walker, head gardener for The Barnes Arboretum at St. Joe’s, oversees a variety of more than 2,500 plants and tree species over the 12-acre property since August 2019. Walker, originally...

St. Joe’s ranked among top universities for students with autism

St. Joe’s ranked among top universities for students with autism

Natalie Drum January 21, 2020

The Kinney Center for Autism Education and Support at St. Joe’s ranked among the top 30 best small colleges for students on the autism spectrum in 2020 by the Applied Behavior Analysis Programs Guide...

Mattie Yoncha ’20 and Ryenn Hayes ’22 perform in “The Burial of Thebes” PHOTOS: KERRY McINTYRE

Fresh faces take the stage

Natalie Drum April 16, 2019

First year students make up half of "The Burial at Thebes" cast The SJU Theatre Company finished their performance of “The Burial at Thebes,” a version of Sophocles’ “Antigone” written by Seamus...

Members of the SJU Irish Dance team in their current uniforms  PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

SJU Irish Dance holds second annual showcase

Natalie Drum April 16, 2019

Hip-Hop Hawks help fundraise for Irish Dance uniforms A packed crowd watched the SJU Irish Dance club and the Hip Hop Hawks perform together at the second annual SJU Irish Dance showcase on April 12 in...

THRILL will perform before the spring concert doors open. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Spring Concert 2019 student opener change

Natalie Drum April 9, 2019

THRILL to perform outside of Hagan Spring has officially sprung, and so has the Spring Concert student opener line-up, but not without some changes to the performers. Before we welcome famed Jersey Shore...

Sierra Long ’21 (left) and Daja Walker ’19 (right) frame photos to hang in the Commuter lounge. PHOTO: DIMETRI WILLIAMS ’19 /THE HAWK

Creating a space to call home

Natalie Drum March 5, 2019

Commuter lounge gets needed makeover The St. Joe’s commuter lounge is currently undergoing a redesign with the assistance of Student Transitions Director Nancy Komada, Ph.D., and Campus Minister Jackie...

Abby Vereen selling Girl Scout cookies outside Campion Dining Hall. PHOTO: ROSE BARRETT ’20/THE HAWK

A taste of childhood

Natalie Drum February 19, 2019

Girl Scout cookies boom on St. Joe’s campus Coveted boxes of Thin Mints, Caramel deLites and Peanut Butter Patties Girl Scout cookies are tightly gripped within the hands of St. Joe’s students. It...

Attendees celebrating in dragon costumes. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Spreading luck and fortune

Natalie Drum February 12, 2019

Lion Dance Parade celebrates Chinese New Year In honor of Chinese New Year, the 2019 Lion Dance Parade made its way around Philadelphia’s Chinatown on Feb. 10. A celebration of the holiday, restaurants...

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