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Photo of the jumbotron at displaying the Hoops for Housing halftime free throw contest in Hagan Arena, with fans in the background

Apartment complex launches marketing partnership

Max Kelly April 17, 2024

A marketing sponsorship agreement launched at the end of 2023 makes Presidential City Apartments the official off-campus housing partner of SJU Athletics.The four-building complex is located  at...

Junior guard Kaliah Henderson shoots a layup against George Washington University last season.

Women’s Basketball 2021 Season Preview

Matt Charleston November 2, 2021

Women’s team shooting for a winning season After an abnormal season last year, the women’s basketball team means business this year. "We’re hungry,” Head Coach Cindy Griffin said at St. Joe’s...

A sold out Hagan Arena during the 2019-2020 season. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Basketball program hosts Hagan Arena Virtual Sellout

Riley Frain October 27, 2020

Due to fans being barred from Hagan Arena for the start of the basketball season, the St. Joe’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will host a virtual sellout for members of the St. Joe’s community...

The new locker room entrance highlights the team’s ‘tradition of success’. PHOTOS COURTESY OF SJU ATHLETICS

Women’s basketball revamps locker room

Tyler Nice October 20, 2020

For the upcoming basketball season and beyond, the St. Joe’s women’s basketball team will be flying “first-class” in their new state-of-the-art locker room and lounge. The program recently unveiled...

The new court design uses the same wood flooring as the old court, but the design has changed. PHOTO: LUKE MALANGA 20

Athletics reveals new court design in Hagan Arena

Ryan Mulligan September 10, 2019

When the St. Joe’s basketball teams take the court this fall, they will do so on a brand new floor design. The court features a two toned silhouette of a hawk, that stretches the width of the court....

An enhanced experience

An enhanced experience

Nick Karpinski October 9, 2018

Bodensteiner makes changes to Hagan     The St. Joe’s Director of Athletics Jill Bodensteiner J.D., recently made changes to the fan experience in Hagan Arena. During men’s and women’s basketball...

St. Joes cheerleading squad supports the mens basketball team in Hagan Arena (Photo by Luke Malanga ’20).

Bring it on

Sam Britt September 18, 2018

Cheer team ready for another year of competition Standing in front of a packed house at Hagan Arena would be an anxiety--inducing experience for most students. With the lights shining down and all of their...

McShain Hall bridge remains closed as it undergoes construction until its re-opening in October (Photos by Rose Barrett ’20).

Fall semester updates

Natalie Drum September 4, 2018

Summer changes take effect on campus Over the summer, the St. Joe's campus underwent a great deal of change. In addition to the announcement of a new school, there are more food options available on...

A scene from Creed II was shot in the Maguire pool in Hagan Arena (Photo by Charlie Concannon 19).

“Rocky” on Hawk Hill

Emily Graham May 30, 2018

The cast of “Creed II” films in Hagan Arena. Rebecca Barus '19 co-wrote this story.  Scenes from the upcoming installment of the “Rocky” franchise, “Creed II,” were filmed at St. Joe’s...

The misquoted plaque in Hagan Arena (Photo by
Luke Malanga ’20).

Martin Luther King plaque misquoted

Vivian Milan September 12, 2017

Debunking the mystery behind the MLK transcript The Martin Luther King Jr. commemorative plaque located in Saint Joseph’s University’s Michael J. Hagan Arena honors King’s visit to Saint Joseph’s...

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