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The Student News Site of St. Joseph's University

The Hawk News

Hannah and Kaylie Griffin have been around St. Joes basketball their entire lives.

St. Joe’s basketball shaped Griffin family’s love for the game

Mia Messina April 24, 2024

When the St. Joe’s women’s basketball team won the Atlantic 10 championship in 2013, members of the program participated in the tradition of cutting down a piece of the net. Alongside the team...

Sarah Puzone and her parents Rose and Joseph Puzone at Not Your Average Joe’s in Ardmore.

A roundup of the best places to take your family out to dinner

Sarah Puzone October 26, 2022

My family lives three and a half hours away from St. Joe’s Hawk Hill campus in North Haven, Connecticut. When they come to visit me, I want to go somewhere different than what we have in our hometown,...

SOURCES: Council on Foreign Relations
Public Broadcasting Service (PBS)

Afghan student trapped in Kabul dreams of escape, peaceful future

N A December 7, 2021

This past August, shortly after taking my last exam at the college I attend in Sacramento, California, where I am studying for my computer science degree, I took a flight to Kabul, Afghanistan to visit...

Cindy Griffin started coaching for St. Joe’s three years before Kaylie was born. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE GRIFFIN FAMILY

Hawk hill family ties

Nicholas Klingman November 9, 2021

Like the start of any new season, there comes an adjustment period for the incoming first-years. Whether it’s balancing classes along with practices and workouts, bonding with teammates or getting familiar...

People of Hawk Hill: Be my neighbor

People of Hawk Hill: Be my neighbor

Issac Schwartz November 9, 2021

“But it’s you I like Every part of you. Your skin, your eyes, your feelings Whether old or new I hope that you’ll remember Even when you're feeling blue That it’s you I like.” ~“It’s...

Elizabeth Morgan, Ph.D stands with her unvaccinated children, Graham (left), 5, and Thomas (right), 8, at their home on Sept 12. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/ THE HAWK

Faculty with unvaccinated children express back-to-school concerns

Allison Kite September 14, 2021

Laura Crispin, Ph.D., associate professor of economics, sent her 5 year-old daughter to kindergarten for the first time last week. Crispin said she is remaining optimistic about the upcoming year of face-to-face...


Hawks look forward to Thanksgiving break

Elaina Wall November 17, 2020

Thanksgiving is so close we can almost taste and smell the mashed potatoes, stuffing and delicious pumpkin pie. We can’t wait to go home for break. This week, The Hawk spoke with members of the St. Joe’s...

The loss of a father

The loss of a father

Patrick Hotchkiss December 10, 2019

What it’s like to have a parent die in college Around 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 6, my mom called me. The usual call goes something like: “Hey, Pat, are the Eagles playing today? How are you? Did you...

54th and City performs at HawkFest on Sept. 21. PHOTO: Mitchell Shields ’22

Class of 2020 reflects on their final HawkFest

Zach Dobinson September 24, 2019

HawkFest, an annual weekend event that invites alumni and families to campus, signifies the beginning of college careers for the Class of 2023, but also the beginning of the end of the Class of 2020’s...

Winnie’s Manayunk serves breakfast, brunch and dinner (Photo by Emily Graham ’20).

Eat, drink and be merry

Emily Graham September 18, 2018

Restaurants to take your family to during HawkFest. With HawkFest weekend quickly approaching, many of us may be scrambling to plan for our family’s arrival. One of the most pressing questions we’ll...

Moderating Thanksgiving dinner

Moderating Thanksgiving dinner

Alex Gill November 13, 2017

A satire about family political debates over the holidays The Jennings family is bringing journalist and anchor Lester Holt to their home this holiday season to moderate political disputes at their family...

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