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Students play Spoons at Black Student Unions game night.

Black Student Union hosts game night

Luke Sanelli October 25, 2023

The Black Student Union (BSU) hosted a game night Oct. 12 in The Perch to build community and encourage students to interact outside their typical classroom setting. Donavin Gomez ’24, BSU secretary,...

Madgee Pierre Louis ’24 and Eva Webb ’24 playing a game of Boggle at the Black Student Union Board Game Night. PHOTO: KELLY SHANNON ’23/THE HAWK

BSU kicks-off Black History Month with Board Game Night

Ethan Trainer February 8, 2023

The Black Student Union (BSU) hosted its first Black History Month event of the semester: a board game night on Feb. 3 in the President’s Lounge in Campion Student Center. More than 20 people attended...

Kelsey Welsh ’22 (left) plays a card during a demonstration of how to play Spades at BSU’s Spades Night on Feb. 4. PHOTOS: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Spades night: BSU’s kick-off to Black History Month

Hannah Madeya February 8, 2022

The Black Student Union (BSU) hosted Spades Night on Feb. 4 in Doyle Banquet Hall South, where St. Joe’s students were welcomed to gather and learn how to play the card game. About 20 students attended...

Jayne Baran ’22 performs at the art club’s Open Mic Night on Sept. 20. Before the pandemic, the event would typically be held inside. But due to COVID-19 protocols, it
was held on Villiger Lawn with an audience of about 20 students. PHOTO: KELLY SHANNON ’24/THE HAWK

In person gatherings return to campus

Eddie Daou and Kaylah Hernandez September 21, 2021

After a year of adapting programs and meetings to comply with COVID-19 regulations, student organizations are now allowed to host in-person gatherings and events.  According to an Aug. 23 university...

Davis is a graduate of Villanova University and has been practicing psychotherapy since 2014.

BSU prioritizes Black mental health

Kaylah Hernandez February 23, 2021

Throughout Black History Month, the Black Student Union (BSU) has hosted events centered on self-care for Black students.  Self-care for people of color, specifically Black people, looks different from...

Taylor Stokes ’22 changed the direction of BSU as president. PHOTO: KELLY SHANNON ’24 /THE HAWK

Student leader spotlight: president of Black Student Union

Nenagh Sheehan February 9, 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...

Zoë Welsh is the only member of AKA on campus. PHOTO: COURTESY OF ZOË WELSH ’22

Black Greek life provides support for Black students

Kaylah Hernandez October 13, 2020

Representatives from five citywide chapters of the historically Black National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC), also known as the Divine Nine, spoke at the Black Student Union’s (BSU) annual Meet the Greeks...

Hawks join protests against police brutality and racism

Hawks join protests against police brutality and racism

Since May 29, hundreds of thousands of Americans across the country have taken to the streets of their cities and towns protesting against police brutality and systemic racism in the U.S. Among those millions...

Members of the St. Joes community ranked their comfortability on campus. GRAPHIC COURTESY OF ST. JOES CAMPUS CLIMATE STUDY.

Student groups hold discussions about inclusion and diversity

Emily Graham November 19, 2019

The Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) hosted an open discussion about the St. Joe’s Campus Climate Study on Nov. 13.  During the first part of the meeting, data was presented from the Campus Climate...

N-word discovered on students whiteboard

N-word discovered on students’ whiteboard

The N-word was discovered Oct. 5 on a whiteboard of a suite door in LaFarge Hall, prompting a report of a bias incident to The Office of Public Safety and Security. The residents of the suite had written the...

Morris stands in the Office of Inclusion and Diversity where she said she feels most at home on campus. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Making a home here

Cara Smith February 12, 2019

Milan Morris on her years at St. Joe's As part of The Hawk’s coverage of Black History Month and ongoing coverage of race and diversity on campus, we will interview black students about their experiences...

Members of Kappa Alpha Psi perform a stomp routine as students watch in excitement (Photo by Charley Rekstis 20).

BSU event provides community

Charley Rekstis and Bruce Howard October 5, 2017

African American Greek Life shows presence on Hawk Hill Saint Joseph’s University’s Black Student Union (BSU) hosted its second annual Meet the Greeks and Welcome Back Cookout at the Campion Courtyard...

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