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All grade levels at Gompers will be learning in a hybrid format by May 10.

Teachers at Gompers overcome pandemic challenges

Nick Karpinski April 27, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic removed what were once daily-occuring characteristics of Samuel Gompers School: packed hallways, cheerful shouts during recess, spontaneous conversations among peers and even the...

Georgia’s new GOP election law

Georgia’s new GOP election law

Nick Karpinski April 13, 2021

Context for Georgia’s new election law  In the November 2020 presidential election last fall, U.S. President Joe Biden won the state of Georgia by 11,779 votes, according to the Brennan Center, a nonpartisan...

Blank vaccination cards at the Edward O’Malley Athletic Center. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Professors experience inconsistent vaccine eligibility

Nick Karpinski March 23, 2021

St. Joe’s faculty and staff who are eager to get COVID-19 vaccines are finding they have inconsistent access to the vaccine due to their varying residential zip codes, underlying health conditions and...

A tale of two universities: comparing USciences and St. Joe’s

Nick Karpinski February 17, 2021

University of the Sciences -Located in the University City neighborhood of Philadelphia at 600 S. 43rd Street -Founded in 1821 as the “Philadelphia College of Pharmacy.” The school officially became...


‘Changing the paradigm’: Haub urged to address financial sustainability

Nick Karpinski November 17, 2020

Environmental and social factors, which measure the societal impact of investing and corporate decision-making, are not a part of St. Joe’s finance department core curriculum, which troubles Carolin...

St. Joe’s dashboard provides daily updates on COVID-19 cases. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

University updates COVID-19 dashboard

Nick Karpinski September 15, 2020

St. Joe’s updated its COVID-19 Dashboard on Sept. 10 to provide case totals on a daily basis, as opposed to a weekly basis, which it had done prior to the update.  The updated dashboard provides “new...

Robinson was a co-captain on this years track and field team. PHOTOS COURTESY OF TRAE ROBINSON 20

Blocking out the noise: homophobia in men’s athletics

Nick Karpinski May 6, 2020

Since his sophomore year, Trae’ Robinson ’20, co-captain of the St. Joe’s men’s track and field team, kept his head down, eyes focused intently on his phone, as he hurried through the hallways...

For the lyrically inclined

Nick Karpinski March 7, 2020

If you like compelling rhyme schemes, witty bars and substantive content, you might consider pressing play. These aren’t songs that often get radio play, but they’re certainly ones that yield thought...

Kernodle spoke on neo-soul and its influence on Philadelphia communities and others across the U.S. PHOTO: CHRIS KLINE ’23/THE HAWK

Historians speak on African American music culture

Nick Karpinski February 27, 2020

Three music historians, specializing in music making and development in Philadelphia African American communities, spoke about their research to students in the Cardinal Foley Campus Center on Feb. 21. Those...

Scott Guiser has over 40 years of beekeeping experience. PHOTOS: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Barnes instructor discusses the buzz around beekeeping

Nick Karpinski February 19, 2020

“You don’t mind being thought of as ‘a bit odd.’” “You admire insects.” “Getting stung repeatedly and not minding it is in the realm of possibilities for you.” “You accept that...

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Kobe Bryant: a legacy of consistent hard work

Nick Karpinski February 5, 2020

I was half asleep in my bed, refusing to look at the time because I knew it was only a matter of moments before I had to get up. This is always an unpleasant transition period in the morning, something...

Coyne played 250 rounds of golf in all 50 states over the course of eight months. PHOTOS: Courtesy of Tom Coyne

Professor Coyne travels the U.S., playing golf in all 50 states

Nick Karpinski February 4, 2020

Thomas Coyne, M.F.A., associate professor of English, spent the better part of 2019 on the road, traveling to and playing golf at 50 U.S. Open venues in all 50 states. He played other courses throughout...

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