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Mid-semester stress

Hannah Pajtis October 18, 2022

Navigating the second half of the fall semester Some students associate October with foliage, chilly weather, and of course, pumpkin spice lattes. Others focus on Halloween, associating the month with...


Making room for intersectionality in neurodiversity

Tayler Washington May 4, 2022

ADHD/ADD in women I’ve been on Lexapro, an antidepressant, since I was 17. I knew something was wrong when I got in my car for the first day of senior year of high school and cried in my driveway...

Anxieties over lifted mask mandates

Anxieties over lifted mask mandates

The Hawk Staff March 8, 2022

We need to remain responsible ​​St. Joe’s announced on March 2 that masks will no longer be required in indoor spaces. Given our campus’ high vaccination rate and the city of Philadelphia dropping...

How Headspace saved my sleep: Calming nighttime anxiety with soothing Sleepcasts

Leslie Quan November 9, 2021

About this time last year, I downloaded the app Headspace because I was interested in incorporating meditation into my daily routine. Headspace is an app for meditation and sleep. It’s recent popularity...


Students face mental health challenges back on campus

Jocelyn Brad October 5, 2021

Shortly after coming back to campus this fall, Destiny Little ’23 felt physically sick. The culprit: the stress of re-entering campus life in the midst of an ongoing pandemic.  “I thought it was...


Managing stress and anxiety during election season

Olivia Robinson November 1, 2020

With Election Day on Nov. 3 quickly approaching, people are experiencing increased feelings of stress, anxiety and uncertainty. Luckily, there are strategies to help manage and cope with these uncomfortable...

Expert says plan to “catch up” on sleep doesnt work

Expert says plan to “catch up” on sleep doesn’t work

Selena DeNardo March 25, 2020

With many St. Joe’s students away from campus and participating in distance learning, they may be struggling to maintain a schedule and get enough sleep.   “Stress and anxiety will make it hard...

The Career Development Center offers many services for graduating seniors (Photo by Luke Malanga 20).

Final year blues

Matthew Tamarin December 5, 2017

Overcoming senior graduation anxiety As graduation draws closer for the St. Joe's Class of 2018, many seniors are thinking about job applications, graduate school or how to answer questions from others...

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