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St. Joe’s community reflects on social media usage

Niyada Birch November 16, 2021

Like many students at St. Joe’s, Saraiah Ferguson ’25 spends an estimated 10 hours per week scrolling through social media apps such as Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube and TikTok, checking these accounts...

Halloween Nights is located at 2027 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia PA, and is open through Nov. 13.

Eastern State Penitentiary: from terrifying to family-friendly

Connor Devine October 19, 2021

If you ever wanted to feel like you were part of a real-life horror movie, the place to go since 1991 has been Eastern State Penitentiary.  Each fall, visitors have participated in “Terror Behind the...

Students are struggling with mental health

Students are struggling with mental health

The Hawk Staff October 5, 2021

The challenges with returning to in-person learning   Since the pandemic started, there has been a decline in students’ mental health, with issues such as stress, anxiety and depression becoming...

Starting over

Starting over

Maggie Brennen October 5, 2021

Sometimes I think about what my life would be like if the coronavirus pandemic never existed.  It is amazing to think that it has changed the course of everyone’s lives, no matter where they live or...

Reid Hartman ’23 said that his everyday activities are affected by long-haul covid-19, with one side effect being chest tightness. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

“Long-haulers;” When covid doesn’t go away

Eddie Daou September 28, 2021

Kevin Villec ’23 contracted covid-19 in February, but he never seemed to fully recover. His biggest complaint was shortness of breath.  “One day I was walking around the city, just a couple blocks,...

The St. Joes field hockey team celebrates during their contest against Rutgers University on Sept. 12, 2021

St. Joe’s field hockey makes history with back-to-back top-10 wins

Adam Fine September 21, 2021

St. Joe’s field hockey proved this week that it won’t be intimidated by any opponent. The Hawks defeated the three-time defending national champion and No. 4 North Carolina Tar Heels, 3-2, at an electric...

Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni walks off the field following their preseason contest against the Pittsburg Steelers. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Eagles fans: are you concerned? ; Even in Week 2 loss, there is room for optimism

AnnE Potter September 21, 2021

The Eagles had a bit of a reality check after their 32-6 Week 1 win against the Atlanta Falcons. After their Week 2 home opener against the San Francisco 49ers, there are many issues that need to be sorted...


“Tax the rich”; A ball gown speaks a thousand words

Maggie Brennen September 21, 2021

Every year, some of the world’s most famous people come to New York City for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala (The Met Gala), a  fundraiser for the annual fashion exhibit...

For the first time since 2010, major conference relaignment may change the landscape of collegiate athletics

The domino effect of conference realignment

Matt Dunne September 15, 2021

When the news officially broke that the University of Texas and the University of Oklahoma would depart the Big 12 Conference for the Southeastern Conference (SEC), many could guess that this would set...

PNMs and brothers have small group discussions at the PSP Diversity, Equity and Inclusion recruitment event. PHOTO: KELLY SHANNON ’24/THE HAWK

St. Joe’s student organizations return to in-person recruitment

Natalie Nevins September 14, 2021

The need to quarantine and social distance over the last year has resulted in the loss of a sense of community on campus, especially in many campus organizations. The fall 2021 semester has allowed for...


This weekend’s St. Joe’s athletics schedule (Sept. 17 – Sept. 20)

AnnE Potter September 14, 2021

Friday, Sept. 17 Womens: 5:30 p.m. Mens: 6:15 p.m. Men & Women’s Cross Country at the Moravian Invitational Bicentennial Park, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania St. Joe’s men’s and women’s cross country...

Fans dance to Young Thug on Saturday, Sept. 4. While the festival and city both mandated attendees to wear masks, those who complied were few and far between.

Made in America in photos

Mitchell Shields September 8, 2021

After a one-year hiatus, Made in America, Philadelphia’s annual music festival founded by Jay-Z, was back on the Ben Franklin Parkway for Memorial Day weekend. Under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic,...

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