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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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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 two hands exchanging a twenty dollar bill and a pad

Period poverty is a serious problem

Tayla Evans April 24, 2024
Combatting unhealthy stigmas and economic strain
graphic of a judge dropping hammer in front of a woman

Arizona’s reinstated 1864 abortion ban is inherently un-American

Caroline Trimble April 24, 2024
Disrupting the balance between interests
Alexandria Marro ’25, vice president of Green Fund, poses at The Barnes Arboretum, April 15. PHOTO: MADELINE WILLIAMS ’26/THE HAWK

Student Senate passes sustainability resolution

Savannah Warner April 17, 2024

The University Student Senate unanimously passed Green Fund’s Resolution 005 on April 5, which focuses on environmental sustainability at St. Joe’s and calls for the establishment of an office dedicated...

portrait of Programs director Melanie Beddis and harm reduction specialist Jose Castillo posing at Savage Sisters Recovery’s Kensington Avenue storefront

Kensington nonprofit to cease storefront operations

Luke Sanelli April 10, 2024
‘More people are definitely going to die’

Editorial: Empowering St. Joe’s Women

The Hawk Staff March 20, 2024

On March 16, St. Joe’s Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) celebrated its 10th annual Professional Development Day, a day-long event dedicated to fostering professional development and growth as prospective...

Sustaining St. Joe’s: The Longevity Imperative

Emma Hendrickson February 7, 2024

Last year, St. Joe’s released their 10-year master plan and soon after, broke ground on the new construction that continues even today. However, with this master plan must come a climate action plan...

graphic of an LGBTQIA+ pride flag with text reading Beyond the Binary

2023 marks 50-year anniversary of removal of homosexuality from disorders handbook

Allie Miller December 6, 2023

Fifty years ago this year, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) made a historic decision to remove homosexuality from the second edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders...

Steve Surovick, S.J., superior of the Arrupe House Jesuit Community at St. Joe’s and director of Mission
and Ministry at St. Joseph’s Preparatory School, celebrates mass.

Jesuit universities grapple with response to war

Hannah Pajtis and Ally Engelbert November 15, 2023

At Jesuit colleges and universities across the United States, students have been grappling with how to respond to the most recent Israel-Hamas war. On Oct. 11, three days after Israel formally declared...


We are the cause for animal extinction

Nick Sanders November 8, 2023
Acknowledging human impact and taking steps to correct it
Peoplehood Parade celebrates diversity

Peoplehood Parade celebrates diversity

Allie Miller November 1, 2023

Spiral Q, a Philadelphia-based arts organization, hosted the 23rd annual Peoplehood Parade and Pageant Oct. 28. Activist groups and community members marched in solidarity with people experiencing oppression...

Moderator Carrie Nelson-Robinson and panelists D. Wendy Greene, J.D., LLM; Kimya S.P. Johnson, J.D.; and Jennifer Benn speak at an Oct. 5 panel on the
CROWN Act in Mandeville Hall Teletorium. PHOTO: MADELINE WILLIAMS ’26/THE HAWK

CROWN Act panel discusses Black hair-related prejudice

Hannah Pajtis October 11, 2023
‘This is who I am, and I’m tired of pretending to be someone else’
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