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Emily Ressler flexes for the camera with the St. Joes Barbell Powerlifting Club PHOTO COURTESY OF EMILY RESSLER 24

St. Joe’s powerlifter wins first place at annual meet

Sarah Puzone January 25, 2023

Being a woman in a sport dominated by men is no easy task, but for Emily Reester ’24, powerlifting is a passion she is determined to do despite the obstacles. “A lot of it is just knowing that...

Daniel De Lude ’25 facilitates the Junto Club’s meeting on April 11. 

Student forms Junto on campus

Ally Engelbert April 12, 2022

Are you morally responsible to help a drowning child? Is being a vigilante good or bad? Would you eat your cat? The university’s newly-formed Junto (pronounced “hoon-toh”) Club is a place for students...

SuedeLace plays at The Bayou Jazz Club on Oct. 29.

A look inside a Philly jazz club

Devin Yingling November 2, 2021

I heard The Bayou Bar and Jazz Lounge before I saw it. Pre-recorded jazz music floated out from the front door of the lounge at 5025 Baltimore Ave. in West Philadelphia. The door to the lounge was tucked...

Bernic said the club can take many different directions based on the interests of its members.

Running Club runs again at St. Joe’s

Aaron Tully February 23, 2021

The Running Club at St. Joe’s is making a comeback after a multiple year hiatus.  Club President Lauren Bernic ’23 wants to revive the Running Club to offer students a chance to participate within...

St. Joe’s Community Garden club prepares the garden in 2019. PHOTO COURTESY OF BILL WOLFF, Ph.D.

Community Garden preparations underway for 2020 growing season

Gina Maria Vreeland March 7, 2020

To prepare for the 2020 growing season, the St. Joe’s Community Garden club came together to install cold frames to protect newly planted vegetables at its first event of the spring semester on Feb....

Members of the SJU Philosophy Society ask the important questions

Members of the SJU Philosophy Society ask the important questions

Eddie Daou January 28, 2020

At 6:30 p.m. on a Wednesday night late last semester, 10 students gathered in a Barbelin Hall hallway eating slices of pizza. “Are we really free?” one student asked. “Are we living in a dystopian...

Last season the Hawks went undefeated but fell in the Divisional Championship to West Chester University. PHOTOS: Mitchell Shields 22

Water Polo clinches first division title in club history

Matt Deleo November 12, 2019

St. Joe’s club water polo clinched the Mid-Atlantic Club Division B title for the first time in the club’s history after defeating the University of Delaware 19-13 on Nov. 3. The team finished in...

Sarah O’Boyle ’22 and Natalie Nguyen ’22 paint at an event on Feb. 19. PHOTO: MATT BARRETT ’21/THE HAWK

Spreading hope in a tangible way

Brigette Pheloung March 5, 2019

Hearts of Hope serves campus community  The St. Joe’s chapter of Hearts of Hope, has been making and sending decorated hearts to people who are experiencing difficult times since the chapter was established...

Graphic by Kelly Smith 19.

Spreading awareness on campus

Demi Simms October 23, 2018

Think Pink club fights breast cancer St. Joe’s Think Pink club aims to raise more than $3,000 during its annual fundraising campaign, Think Pink Week, held in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. From...

Members of BSU after their bowling event at South Bowl (Photo courtesy of Alexis Wilson ’19).

An all-inclusive environment

Amber Denham February 6, 2018

Black Student Union hosts on-campus and off-campus events. In the St. Joe’s community, a Latin phrase that’s often heard is “cura personalis,” or “care for the whole person.” This is one of...

The St. Joes Irish Dance Club after its first competition
(Photo courtesy of St. Joes Irish Dance Club).

High-kick into gear

Erin Duffy November 14, 2017

St. Joe's Irish Dance Club steps on St. Joe’s Irish Dance Club competed in its first competition in the club’s young history on Nov. 4 at Villanova University and took home three awards. The Intercollegiate...

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