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Meaningless political circus?

Susan Liebell, Ph.D. March 30, 2022

Race and gender in the confirmation hearings of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson Last week’s raucous Senate spectacle centered on Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s identity, the first Black American woman...


A Seat at the Table: An Ode to the Notorious R.B.G.

Tayler Washington September 22, 2020

Countless Redbubble stickers featuring Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s quotes about women deserving a place in politics line women’s laptops across the country, an indication of the countless barriers...

Encouraging men to be feminists

Encouraging men to be feminists

Jackie Collins January 28, 2020

It’s not emasculating to stand for human rights This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment’s passing, which awarded and protected women’s constitutional right to vote. Due to this,...

I’m sorry, but what for?

I’m sorry, but what for?

Devin Yingling October 29, 2019

Confronting the culture of female over-apologizing Two weeks ago, I was home for the weekend and decided to go to a local coffee shop to get some homework done. At the coffee shop, a bar-style table lines...

Yes, you should raise your hand

Yes, you should raise your hand

Maggie Brennen October 29, 2019

Addressing the stigma around female class participation “Am I 100% sure this is the right answer?” “Does this really relate to the class discussion?” “Am I raising my hand too much?” These...

The necessity of gender inclusive language

The necessity of gender inclusive language

Regina Schliep October 1, 2019

Renewing the conversation after Sam Smith’s pronoun announcement Last week, English musician Sam Smith announced that they prefer the pronouns they/them, six months after coming out as nonbinary. Smith’s...

Kerry Dowd 20, president of SJUPride, Rachel Cox 19, the resident life chair for the Student Senate, and Jordan Costantino 22, are involved in the discussion about gender-inclusive housing on campus. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Gender-inclusive housing to be implemented next year

Cara Smith March 5, 2019

Undergraduate students will now be able to select gender-inclusive housing options when housing selection begins on March 25. The new option is a result of St. Joe’s first gender-inclusive housing...

The new all-gender facility, located on the first floor of the Francis A. Drexel Library. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

All-Gender restroom available in library

Cara Smith January 22, 2019

Library staff seek to accommodate trans and non-binary students The women’s restroom sign was replaced with an all-gender restroom sign on the first floor of the Francis A. Drexel Library over winter...

Meredith OReilly 20 in her current St. Joes residence hall. PHOTO: LUKE MALANGA ’20/ THE HAWK

Transgender student faces isolation

Cara Smith November 27, 2018

University weighs gender-inclusive housing options The university has in the last five years been working on creating an official gender-inclusive housing option for students who identify as transgender. The...

Jackson Katz, Ph.D., explains his work concerning gender violence (Photos by Luke Malanga 20).

Taking it Personally

Natalie Drum October 11, 2018

Jackson Katz discusses men’s role in gender violence Jackson Katz, Ph.D., spoke to a filled Cardinal John P. Foley Campus Center on Oct. 11. Katz, known internationally for his work addressing gender...

Two all gender restrooms located in the Office of Inclusion and Diversity in Campion (Photo by Luke Malanga ’20).

Gender inclusive Hawk Hill

Sam Henry February 27, 2018

Advocacy for more all gender bathrooms continues Following advocacy from the student body, especially with work from SJU Pride, St. Joe’s implemented 36 gender inclusive restrooms throughout campus...

Next steps to an inclusive campus

The Hawk Staff February 27, 2018

Expanding gender-inclusive facilities on campus Imagine those eight hour days spent in the library in the weeks before exams. We’ve all been there; a long day held up in the library, studying for upcoming...

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