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The statue by artist Chen Zongwei features a physical presentation of the god Nezha the Third Prince, also known
as the Prime Marshal of the Central Altar. PHOTO: PAUL HENSON ’25/THE HAWK

Taiwanese artists bring sacred traditions to St. Joe’s

Hannah Madeya November 1, 2023

From Oct. 23-Nov. 3, the Nealis Program in Asian Studies partnered with the department of art and art history to host a two-week Artists Residency “When Heaven Meets Earth” in Boland Hall. The...

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)...

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...

Toby Tales: Lunar New Year

Toby Tales: Lunar New Year

Vivian Eng February 2, 2022

Lunar New Year starts Feb. 1 and is based off of the lunar, or moon cycle, lasting for 15 days. It is celebrated in most East and Southeast Asian countries including China, Vietnam, Korea, Thailand,...

Why representation in art is important

Why representation in art is important

The Hawk Staff February 2, 2022

How Arthur Haywood uses art to create change In 2020, St. Joe’s partnered with Global Philadelphia Association to design an art mural on campus to raise awareness for quality education, which is...


“Are you there?”: A student’s quest to find God

Anna Kalafatis January 26, 2022

I walked into Wolfington Hall one afternoon just before Thanksgiving break last semester and found Nancy Horowitz-Patton, Campus Ministry administrative assistant, sitting at the front desk. “I’m...

Amber Abbas, Ph.D., associate professor of history, presenting for the DEI Lecture series via Zoom on Nov. 10. PHOTO: TAYLER WASHINGTON ’22/THE HAWK

DEI Lecture Series: South Asian American identity

Tayler Washington November 16, 2021

Amber Abbas, Ph.D., associate professor of history, presented “Mistaken for ‘Muslim:’ Identity and Belonging in South Asian America,” a lecture exploring the identity and background of South Asians...

When Art Speaks

When Art Speaks

Elizabeth Binder October 26, 2021

I have enjoyed painting and drawing since I was a little girl, and painting has become a big part of my life in recent years. Perhaps something awakened the creativity in me, or maybe I needed a release...

“I know you didn’t think a white girl made that s--- up?”

“I know you didn’t think a white girl made that s— up?”

Kaila Mundell-Hill February 19, 2020

How the internet commodifies black culture If you haven’t heard the song “Lottery (Renegade)” by K Camp or seen the viral dance that accompanies the song on TikTok, then you’ve definitely been...

Yvonne Blake, the current owner of Hakim’s Bookstore, sits behind the counter of the shop while addressing a customer. PHOTOS: ALEX HARGRAVE ’20/THE HAWK

Hakim’s Bookstore, a ‘South 52nd Street staple’

Alex Hargrave January 21, 2020

Before Christmas, Joseph Sparks set out to buy a Bible, along with various other books, for a boy at his church in West Philadelphia. Sparks, now a Delaware County resident, knew exactly where to go. Sparks...

Don’t touch my hair

Don’t touch my hair

Hadassah Colbert December 3, 2019

A black girl's experience with hair “Don’t touch my hair when it’s the feelings I wear... Don’t touch my crown, they say the vision I’ve found. Don’t touch what’s there, when it’s the feelings...

Students practice dancing during the event. PHOTO: LESLIE QUAN 22

Second annual salsa night takes over The Perch

Sophie Shields December 2, 2019

Two professional salsa dancers stood at the front of The Perch, their backs to about 20 students standing behind them. “1, 2, 3,” the instructors counted off as the students attempted to imitate the...

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