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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


WYSK: Student life and the PA College merger

Max Kelly January 31, 2024

Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences (PA College) is now officially St. Joe’s Lancaster campus following the finalization of the merger Jan. 3. Around 250 faculty, staff and students celebrated the...

The Colored Girls Museum opened in 2015 at Vashti DuBois former residence in the Germantown neighborhood of Philadelphia. PHOTO: AZIZAT OSINAIKE

‘No place like this’: Colored Girls Museum opens exhibition on Black girlhood

Azizat Osinaike March 31, 2023

The Center of Inclusion and Diversity (CID) partnered with The Colored Girls Museum on Feb. 23 to offer St. Joe’s students an exclusive tour of the museum’s latest exhibition, “Sit a Spell.”  Vashti...


“Are you there?”: A student’s quest to find God

Anna Kalafatis '22, Staff Writer January 26, 2022

I walked into Wolfington Hall one afternoon just before Thanksgiving break last semester and found Nancy Horowitz-Patton, Campus Ministry administrative assistant, sitting at the front desk. “I’m...


Expectations for students’ behavior after COVID-19 recovery

Natalie Nevins March 23, 2021

Like many students who have recovered from COVID-19, Lauren Bush ’22 has relaxed when it comes to the virus.  One of the first confirmed cases on campus last fall, Bush tested positive on Aug. 19 during...

Daniel “Shaggs” Yarusso (far left) celebrates with the St. Joe’s rugby team after winning the Jesuit Cup in 2018. PHOTO COURTESY OF SJU RUGBY

Beloved rugby coach steps down

Luke Malanga January 28, 2020

“Shaggs” to leave St. Joe’s after seven years as head coach After leading the St. Joe’s rugby team to two National Championship appearances and eight conference championships, Daniel Yarusso...

Senioritis Season

Senioritis Season

Karleigh Lopez December 3, 2019

Five tips from a senior on surviving four years A few weeks ago, I pulled one of those terrible yet not nearly as valorized almost all-nighters: working in the library until it closes at 2 a.m. Alone...

PHOTOS: Luke Malanga 20 and Mitchell Shields 22

External review to examine Greek Life

Cara Smith September 17, 2019

As part of the ongoing assessment of St. Joe’s Greek Life, the Office of Student Life is organizing an external review of all social fraternities and sororities this fall. The external review will...

A helium tank in the Office of Student Activities. PHOTO BY ROSE BARRETT 20 / THE HAWK

What goes up, must come down

Cara Smith and Gavin O'Reilly December 4, 2018

Global helium shortage affects student organizations Gavin O'Reilly '20 co-wrote this story Due to a global helium shortage, the Office of Student Leadership & Activities is experiencing difficulties...

Pi Kappa Phi pins line a table in Campion Student Center (Photo by Luke Malanga 20).

Pi Kappa Phi denied charter

Alex Mark April 10, 2018

Epsilon Tau chapter removed from St. Joe's St. Joe’s chapter of Pi Kappa Phi received notification that they were denied charter status on March 27. The fraternity previously left St. Joe’s in...

What is HawkFest

Amber Denham September 20, 2017

The history and revival of a Hawk Hill tradition Saint Joseph’s University will hold its fourth annual HawkFest celebration weekend from Sept. 22 to Sept. 24 on the James J. Maguire ’58 Campus. Formerly...

Graphic by Luke Malanga, 20

Policies to be reviewed

Ashley Cappetta December 6, 2016

St. Joe’s administration discusses updates in Student Handbook This is part two of an ongoing investigation into the Saint Joseph’s University Student Handbook. The Saint Joseph’s University...

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