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Gilda R. Daniels, J.D., speaking to members of the St. Joe’s community on Oct. 20

Author discusses voter suppression in U.S.

Gilda R. Daniels, J.D., a voting rights and election law expert, spoke to members of the St. Joe’s community on Oct. 20 about voter suppression and voting rights in the U.S. Daniels was the first...

A conversation with St. Joe’s women in politics

A conversation with St. Joe’s women in politics

Devin Yingling November 3, 2020

Women make up 24% of the 116th Congress; the most diverse Congress since the first woman elected to Congress in 1917. Although women are historically underrepresented in the political sphere, they still...

St. Joes and voting opportunities

St. Joe’s and voting opportunities

The Hawk Staff October 27, 2020

Staff and contract workers deserve time to vote As a Jesuit university with a focus on social justice, it is our job to take part in the upcoming election by voting and encouraging others to do the same....


Voter suppression

John Slusser October 6, 2020

When most people hear the term voter suppression, they think of authoritarian countries where voters are pressured by the threat of violence on the part of the sitting regime to vote one way or another....


Ranked choice voting

Max Giuliana October 6, 2020

As the presidential debate between U.S. President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden wrapped up, many Americans went to bed feeling disgruntled and disheartened.  The absolute...


Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis and a whirlwind debate

Maggie Brennen October 6, 2020

With the first 2020 presidential debate on Sept. 29, last week was anticipated to be a significant point in the election. What was not anticipated was U.S. President Donald Trump contracting COVID-19,...

How to vote by mail

How to vote by mail

Christine Disanti October 6, 2020

If you are viewing this story on a mobile device and cannot access the QR code for your state's website, use the following hyperlinks: PA, NJ, NY, MD  

Veronika Nemeth ’21 founded the #WhyIVote campaign.  PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

#WhyIVote aims to educate young voters

Giana Longo October 6, 2020

In preparation for the rapidly approaching Election Day on Nov. 3, student leaders of POWER University (POWERU) started the #WhyIVote campaign to educate St. Joe’s students on voting. “Our emphasis...


Preparing to participate in the 2020 Election

Christine Disanti September 29, 2020

When is Election Day? Election Day will be on Nov. 3 this year. But, with the increase in mail-in voting because of COVID-19, many voters will be casting their votes earlier than Nov. 3. Who is on the...

A sign directs voters to the 2018 midterm voting location in OPake Recreation Center on Nov. 11 2018. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Pennsylvania prepares for mail-in voting

Christine Disanti May 18, 2020

Pennsylvania has postponed its April 28 primary election until June 2 and is promoting voting by mail and by absentee ballot.  Pennsylvania is one of 16 states and one territory that have postponed their...

Liebell and Yates answered questions from students at the end so that they could learn more about the debate. PHOTOS: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Importance of voting emphasized during debate

Mitchell Shields September 24, 2019

The departments of political science, history and art collaborated on a project that reenacted a debate between historical figures Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Frederick Douglass in Barbelin Hall on Sept....

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