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Screenshot of Dr. Amber Abbass travels along North, South and Central America

Ad Hawk: Professor of van life

Amber Abbas February 28, 2024

On July 1, 2022, I closed the door on my Philadelphia row home and moved with my partner and our daughter into the Ford Transit campervan parked outside. After 18 months of designing and outfitting the...


Found it on the map

Tess Coary November 15, 2023

From New York to San Francisco, artists love to write songs about their favorite cities across the country. No matter where you live, chances are there is a song about the place you call home. If you’re...

Julia Oseka ’25 at mass Nov. 13, 2022 in the Chapel of Saint Joseph.

Julia Oseka heads to Rome as one of the first non-bishop voting delegates

Kiley O'Brien September 27, 2023

Julia Osęka ’25, chosen by Pope Francis in July as a voting delegate from North America at the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops in Rome, Italy, was blessed Sept. 24 by attendees...


Tunes to Tide You Over Until Your Next Getaway

Tess Coary September 13, 2023

With Labor Day weekend behind us and school in full swing, summer is officially over. While there may not be any beach vacations in the foreseeable future with fall slowly creeping in, this does not mean...

Samantha Franzman ’23 on her study tour in Positano, Italy on Sept. 25th

St. Joe’s resumes study abroad programs

Lily Steele September 28, 2021

Study abroad programs are back for the 2021-22 academic year. Last semester, all semesters abroad, as well as study tours and summer programs for the 2020-21 academic year, were canceled due to covid-19....

Goldbach and friends visited Cabo San Lucas, Mexico for last years spring break trip. PHOTO COURTESY OF: Abby Goldbach ’20

St. Joe’s seniors cancel trip to Punta Cana

Sarah Morrison October 8, 2019

Fear of violence prompts students to back out At the end of last semester, Abby Goldbach ’20 began planning a spring break trip that she hoped would be a fun-filled last hurrah for her and her other...

Being away from home isn’t so bad

Being away from home isn’t so bad

Kaitlyn Patterson March 19, 2019

One Hawk’s time abroad is a chance for adventure When I thought about leaving home for four months to live and study in a foreign country, I was terrified. A million thoughts ran through my head: what...

Graphic by Kaitlyn Patterson 20.

Building a college bucket list

Franki Rudnesky September 18, 2017

Suggestions from an alum at In college, we sometimes halt our busy day-to-day schedules and ponder just how fleeting it all is. Whether we want to come to terms with it or not, our time...

No limits, just a ticket

No limits, just a ticket

The Hawk Staff March 21, 2017

Study abroad is one of the best opportunities to see the world, all while earning a valuable education to enrich your mind. Fortunately, here at Saint Joseph’s University, Hawks are nothing if not open-minded...

The beauty of Mother Bethel Church has lasted since the late 18th century (Photo by Emily Graham 20).

Hidden Treasures of Philadelphia

Emily Graham February 6, 2017

A look at the history of Mother Bethel Church Going to school in Philadelphia comes with endless opportunities to explore the city. While we all know about the major attractions, such as the Liberty...

Ghost tours of Philadelphia

Alex Mark October 18, 2016

Walking through America’s most haunted city My roommate likes to call me a “scaredy-cat.” I, however, prefer to think of myself as “conscious of mortal peril.” Either way, I’m a huge fan of...

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