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The Student News Site of St. Joseph's University

The Hawk News

The Student News Site of St. Joseph's University

The Hawk News

Ad Hawk: The newest Black Americans

Ad Hawk: The newest Black Americans

Brian J. Yates April 17, 2024

I want to begin with some critical statistics. First, by approximately 2042, America will become a majority-minority nation, which is already the case for Americans under 16 since 2019. Second, in 2024,...


Radical hospitality and the Annunciation House

Hana Haile March 20, 2024
What they are owed
Students attending the Encuentro event during UnDocu Week. PHOTO COURTESY OF HANA HAILE ’24

UnDocu Week teaches St. Joe’s community about systematic immigration issues

Hannah Madeya April 6, 2023

Immersing, learning, growing and advocacy are four major takeaways from Campus Ministry’s UnDocu Week event.  From March 27-31, Campus Ministry held their annual UnDocu Week. The event was created...

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro with LEAD members in October 2019


LEAD Program supports students of color pursuing law

Don Sullivan November 9, 2021

Damaris Gimenez ’23 was in middle school when she first began to consider a career in law. “I thought that if I wanted to make a difference it would be in terms of law and fighting for people...


Immigrants are people too; Why we need to keep talking about immigration reform

Sophia Feingold September 21, 2021

My mom met my dad in an online chatroom.   Born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil, my mother was seeking to expand her worldview, and in doing so, she found love with a guy from Pennsylvania. It was...

Immoral and Illogical: Trumps Deportation of Infected Migrants

Immoral and Illogical: Trump’s Deportation of Infected Migrants

Paul Koenig June 30, 2020

On my second trip to El Salvador through Campus Ministry’s Winter Immersion Program, one of the Salvadoran guides imparted to my group this very profound and deeply humanizing message: “It doesn’t...

Time to support the Dreamers

Time to support the Dreamers

Patrick Adams November 19, 2019

Why now is the time for Congress to act The U.S. is a country of immigrants. While that phrase might sound like a nice aphorism, it’s also a reality. The Pew Research Center reported in June that over...

Latinx students experience racism on campus

Latinx students experience racism on campus

Rachel Durante November 19, 2019

One of the international students quoted is identified in the story by initials. The students spoke on the record, but requested not to use her full name since she is on a student visa and fears retribution...

Students participate in service work in a community garden. PHOTO: Courtesy of William Rickle, S.J.

Early move-in focuses on immigration

Kaitlyn Patterson September 17, 2019

Before classes started on Hawk Hill, a group of 20 underclassmen, alongside student leaders and faculty, explored the issue of migration in the United States. SJU Reads is a two-day early move-in program...

21 Savage, the latest victim of ICE

21 Savage, the latest victim of ICE

Camille Lodugnon February 12, 2019

Rapper’s public criticism of ICE leads to detainment Instead of watching Super Bowl LII like many others, I was on Twitter trying to make sense of the news that Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, better known...

We arent the land of the free, but we can be

We aren’t the land of the free, but we can be

Megan Piasecki January 22, 2019

The caravans provide opportunity for real compassion It is no secret that immigration is a contentious issue in US politics currently, and the caravans carrying thousands of people to the United States’...

Protesters hold up letters spelling Familia. PHOTOS: LUKE MALANGA 20/THE HAWK

St. Joe’s students advocate to shut down family immigration center

Ana Faguy November 13, 2018

About 100 people participated in a vigil at a local detention center which detains undocumented immigrant families, to speak out against family separation and advocate for shutting down the center. Sixteen...

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