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Rene Lopez serves food from the Korea Taqueria food truck at the spring 2022 Taste of the World event Nov 17. outside Cardinal Foley Center. PHOTO: ZAHLI BHAYROO ’25/THE HAWK

Taste of the World celebrates cultures and tradition within the St. Joseph’s community 

Adriana Denaples November 29, 2022

Chilly evening temperatures did not keep the approximately 400 people from attending the annual Center for Inclusion and Diversity (CID) sponsored Taste of the World event hosted by Bridging the Gap (BTG)...

The Nafi Food Express food truck served Chicken Biryani,
Chicken Tikka Masala, Chana Masala and Samosa, which are all Indian foods.


Taste of the World brings cultures together on campus

Brigid Bonner and Allison Kite November 10, 2021

Gabriela Lorenzo ’23 and Victoria Martinez ’23 were looking for a chance to embrace their own culinary culture and learn about others’ on campus. They found that chance at the Nov. 3 the Taste...

Jessica Atoo ’21 makes students feel welcomed, heard and celebrated. PHOTO COURTESY OF ATOO

Student leader spotlight: president of Bridging the Gap

Nenagh Sheehan February 16, 2021

With St. Joe’s students isolated to abide by COVID-19 protocols, chances to connect with fellow students are limited. Each week, The Hawk will offer conversations with various student leaders to help...

Nafi Food Express served Indian  at Taste of the World. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Students celebrate food and culture at annual Taste of the World

Elaina Wall October 20, 2020

Students lined up on chalk marks, six feet apart, in front of four food trucks stationed in the various parking lots at the Wolfington Welcome Center, as they waited to taste Vietnamese, Indian, Mexican...

Irish Dance Club’s past performance in The Perch. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Student organizations adjust to virtual and socially distant events

Elaina Wall September 22, 2020

St. Joe’s health and safety protocols to prevent the spread of COVID-19 altered how student clubs and organizations are holding meetings and events this semester.  Organizations were asked to meet...

Carla Rodriguez ’20 of LSA serves students at Taste of the World. PHOTOS: Mitchell Shields ’22

St. Joe’s celebrates diversity at Taste of the World amid racial incidents

Zach Dobinson November 5, 2019

Taste of the World, a biannual feast catered by student diversity organizations on campus, returned to St. Joe’s once again on Oct. 31. Gathering in The Perch, nine student cultural organizations brought...

Black Awareness Society photographed in the 1971 Greatonian yearbook. Mike Bantom is pictured in the second row,third from the left. PHOTO COURTESY OF SJU ARCHIVES AND SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

Affinity groups essential to college experience

Alex Hargrave April 17, 2019

Black students attending St. Joe’s in the early 1970s created a student group called the Black Awareness Society (BAS), partly as a response to the growing civil rights movement. Mike Bantom ’73 was...

Celebration of Culture and Community

Celebration of Culture and Community

Eliza Rocco September 28, 2017

The start of Hispanic Heritage Month The Hispanic Heritage Month kick-off event took place on Sept. 20 in the North Lounge of Saint Joseph’s University. This event was hosted by two student-run organizations:...

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