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The Student News Site of St. Joseph's University

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The Student News Site of St. Joseph's University

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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...


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...

Post Hall pipes pose problems

Catherine Shuron May 1, 2024

Moisture has been disrupting the activities of faculty and staff who occupy the part of the the first floor of Post Hall facing Overbrook Avenue, for several months.  Building occupants believed this...

Photo of lower merion police responding at the crime scene on the corner of Cardinal and City Ave, Villager Hall in background

City Avenue shooting raises concerns about university safety alert protocol

Ally Engelbert and Max Kelly April 24, 2024
‘We didn’t think it would take that long to say something’
The entrance to Overbrook Presbyterian Church with boarded up windows

Community rallies to support church after fire

Max Kelly April 24, 2024
Communities rally to support church after fire
Portrait of Mcinery-Mcateer smiling, wearing a pink shirt

In Remembrance: Mairéad McInerney McAteer ’06

Hannah Pajtis April 24, 2024

Nearly a hundred family, friends and community members came together to honor the life of Mairéad McInerney McAteer ’06 in the Chapel of Saint Joseph April 21.  McInerney McAteer passed away...

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
(Left to Right) Kersti Powell, Ph.D., Adiba Jaigirdar and Ben Vanelli ’25 discuss “The Henna Wars” at Cardinal Foley Campus Center April 18. PHOTO: LUKE SANELLI ’26/THE HAWK

Q&A with Adiba Jaigirdar

Gavin Kuebler April 24, 2024

St. Joe’s department of Irish Studies collaborated with the Consulate General of Ireland April 18 to host a discussion with Adiba Jaigirdar, author of “The Henna Wars.” The novel, a young adult...

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