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Students and supporters lead the march with signs down Bala Avenue in Lower Merion Township with other protesters close behind. PHOTOS: DANNY REMISHEVSKY 23/THE HAWK

Lower Merion and Overbrook students join to protest education divide

Danny Remishevsky September 1, 2020

On Aug. 30, students, faculty, staff and supporters from the Lower Merion and Overbrook school districts marched from Cynwyd Station Park in Bala Cynwyd to Tustin Playground in Overbrook in order to protest...

Forrest averaged 8.9 points per game at Columbia last season. PHOTO COURTESY OF JACK FORREST

St. Joe’s men’s basketball team adds former Lower Merion star

Tyler Nice June 1, 2020

During his freshman season at Columbia University, Jack Forrest realized that basketball motivates him more than anything else. His desire to immerse himself in a basketball-centric environment led to...

Manresa Hall, a hall in the Loyola Center, serves as an infirmary for the St. Joe’s Jesuit community and other local Jesuits. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Jesuit priests evacuated from infirmary due to COVID-19 cases

Luke Malanga April 15, 2020

All Jesuit priests were evacuated from Manresa Hall, the Jesuit infirmary adjacent to St. Joe’s campus, last week due to the spread of COVID-19 within the residence. One of the priests has since died...

Walker uncovers newspapers which she is using to keep moisture in the ground during unusually warm temperatures this winter. PHOTO: LUKE MALANGA 20/THE HAWK

Q&A with Barnes Arboretum head gardener, Jennifer Walker

Natalie Drum January 28, 2020

Jennifer Walker, head gardener for The Barnes Arboretum at St. Joe’s, oversees a variety of more than 2,500 plants and tree species over the 12-acre property since August 2019. Walker, originally...

The memorial grew in front of the main doors to Bryant Gymnasium throughout the evening. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

PHOTOS: Local communities mourn death of Kobe Bryant

Mitchell Shields January 28, 2020

Shortly after hearing about the death of Former Los Angeles Lakers guard and Philadelphia native Kobe Bryant, and his daughter, Gianna Bryant,  people around the world were trying to come to grips that...

Visitors placed jerseys, flowers, basketballs and other items outside Bryant Gymnasium at Lower Merion High School to memorialize Bryant. PHOTO: LUKE MALANGA 20/THE HAWK

Locals pay tribute to Kobe Bryant: Philadelphia native, Lower Merion High School grad and NBA star

Sam Britt January 26, 2020

Former Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant died this morning in a helicopter crash alongside his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, and seven other passengers. Bryant was accompanying Gianna to a travel basketball...

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