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A grateful change

Elise Welsh February 2, 2022

How the Winter Immersion Program broke my heart and put it back together again Gracias a Dios, thanks be to God. This phrase was repeated in almost every conversation I had with those I encountered...

The Philadelphia Museum of Art currently offers 34 different exhibitions, virtually and in person.

Socially distant spring activities in and near Philadelphia

Elaina Wall March 16, 2021

It’s almost springtime in Philadelphia, which means people can enjoy sunshine, warmer weather and more time outdoors. Although spring break was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, there are still...

Sean Kingston performs at the St. Joes 2019 Spring Concert on April 10. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

Allegations against Spring Concert headliner resurface

The Spring Concert Committee learned of a 2012 allegation of sexual assault against Sean Kingston a few days before the April 10 concert. They decided not to cancel unless students showed concern. Kingston’s...

Senior softball pitcher Ashley Ventura winds up for a pitch in Hagan practice gym. 

Spring sports use winter break as preparation for season

Sam Britt January 29, 2019

For most St. Joe’s students, winter break is a time to relax after a semester ends, but for student athletes who take part in a spring sport, it is a time for preparation. Women’s lacrosse senior attack...

Philadelphians enjoy the weather at a dog park in the city (Photo by Alex Hargrave ’20).

Spring in the city

Amber Denham April 24, 2018

Can't-miss events in Philadelphia. As the semester comes to an end and spring weather is finally starting to show around the city, it’s the perfect time to take advantage of all that Philadelphia has...

Logan Circle is a popular spring location in the city (Photo by Jarrett Hurms ’18).

Explore Philadelphia this spring

Annie Clark March 27, 2018

Five things to do from March to June. From Old City to Fairmount Park, Philadelphia is home to a wealth of activities. Here are just a few happening this spring: Fringe Arts, a local theater organization,...

The festival celebrates Japanese culture 
(Photo courtesy of Katie White ’17).

Japanese culture in full bloom

Katie White April 10, 2017

Cherry Blossom Festival takes Philly into spring All year long, the secluded gardens and greenhouse at Fairmount Park Horticulture Center offer a sanctuary in the middle of a bustling city. But for...

Photos courtesy of Franki Rudnesky, 18.

‘Tis the season for denim galore

Franki Rudnesky March 28, 2017

Style advice for the warm months to come Though the temperature outside has been fluctuating lately between summer-like highs and freezing lows, the transition from winter to spring means that (hopefully)...

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