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The Student News Site of St. Joseph's University

The Hawk News

The Student News Site of St. Joseph's University

The Hawk News

Wide angled photo of students sitting with St. Joe’s President Cheryl A. McConnell, who is speaking to the students holding signs in protest

Students walk for Earth Day

Vincent Kornacki April 24, 2024
Club calls for sustainability goals
graphic of speech bubbles of the Israel and Palestine flags

Rutgers professor hosts Gaza teach-in

Vincent Kornacki April 17, 2024
'The conflict is not over'
Graphic illustration of sophomore housing options in campus: Moore Hall, Merion Gardens, Lannon and Rashford Hall, Ashwood Hall and the Morris Quad Townhouses

Limited on-campus housing availability stresses rising sophomores

Vincent Kornacki April 10, 2024

Confusion erupted among the Class of 2027 after the Office of Residence Life sent an email March 21 claiming that “at this time, it is very likely that there will not be enough current housing spaces...

University offers tenure buyout program for faculty

Vincent Kornacki April 10, 2024

Tenured St. Joe’s faculty members were given the opportunity to participate in a tenure buyout program, as first announced in a Feb. 8 email to all tenured faculty from James Carter, Ph.D., interim...

David Finnie from the waist up presenting to SJU Student Senate members

Public Safety answers student questions

Vincent Kornacki March 27, 2024
Student senator is "expecting action pretty rapidly"
Students in a long line at The Drop at 8:06 p.m. Jan. 29.

The Drop faces quality issues and long lines in its first year

Vincent Kornacki February 28, 2024

Meadow Monticello ’26 decided she wanted a Hawk Wrap for dinner one night last semester. She went through the ordering process on the Hawk Eats Mobile Order app and received a message saying her order...

A trash can overflowing in Merion Hall at 5:57 p.m. Jan. 17. PHOTO: THE HAWK

Housekeepers stretched thin in academic buildings

Vincent Kornacki February 28, 2024

As prospective St. Joe’s students and their guests were arriving on Hawk Hill Feb. 25 for Admitted Students Day, Merion Hall wasn’t ready: Trash cans sat unemptied and bathroom  floors and stall...

Photo of the front of Griffith Hall, UCitys oldest building

UCity campus sale plans spark discussion among neighbors

Vincent Kornacki February 28, 2024

Representatives from St. Joe’s updated members of the Spruce Hill Community Association (SHCA) about plans for the University City campus at the SHCA’s Feb. 13 monthly meeting.The 24-acre UCity campus...

Mark Maher ’08 and Clare Yeatman ’26 rehearse for “A Doll’s House Part 2,” Feb. 19.

Spring play houses deep conversations

Vincent Kornacki February 21, 2024

The SJU Theatre Company will perform “A Doll’s House, Part 2,” Feb. 21-25 in the Bluett Theatre. Written by Lucas Hnath, the play, which premiered on Broadway in 2017, is a sequel to Henrik Ibsen’s...

The site of contruction for Sister Thea Bowman Hall, where blasting will begin Feb. 12.

WYSK: Residence hall construction blasting

Vincent Kornacki February 7, 2024

What will be happening at the construction site on Cardinal Avenue? Subsurface blasting will occur at the site of the ongoing construction of Sister Thea Bowman Hall, which is expected to open in fall...

Sydney Taylor ’26, Katy Viveiros ’26, James Miller ’26 and Alex Wojciak ’26 ask questions about the Apartments at Penn at the housing fair.

Students scramble to secure off-campus housing for 2024-25

Vincent Kornacki October 25, 2023
University does not ‘anticipate any availability in on-campus housing’ for rising juniors and seniors
WYSK: Leases

WYSK: Leases

Vincent Kornacki October 25, 2023

What is a lease? Why do I need it? When you want to rent a house or an apartment, you and the property’s landlord must agree upon and sign a contract. This contract is called a lease, and if it is...

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