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The site of contruction for Sister Thea Bowman Hall, where blasting will begin Feb. 12.

WYSK: Residence hall construction blasting

Vincent Kornacki February 7, 2024

What will be happening at the construction site on Cardinal Avenue? Subsurface blasting will occur at the site of the ongoing construction of Sister Thea Bowman Hall, which is expected to open in fall...

WYSK: Changes with FAFSA

Savannah Warner February 7, 2024

As of January 2024, the U.S. Department of Education’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will not be received by schools until March. FAFSA’s Simplification and FUTURE Acts, passed...


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...

WYSK: Registration

WYSK: Registration

Kiley O'Brien November 1, 2023

What should I know before registration? In order to register, students must have their six-digit PIN number, which they get from their faculty advisor. Once a student has their PIN number, they can...

WYSK: Leases

WYSK: Leases

Vincent Kornacki October 25, 2023

What is a lease? Why do I need it? When you want to rent a house or an apartment, you and the property’s landlord must agree upon and sign a contract. This contract is called a lease, and if it is...


WYSK: Disability awareness

Allie Miller and Natalie Brislin October 18, 2022

President Biden proclaimed October 2022 as National Disability Employment Awareness Month. According to a White House announcement, "During National Disability Employment Awareness Month, we celebrate...


What you should know: Wordle

Elise Welsh February 8, 2022

What is Wordle? Wordle is a free word game where players have six tries to guess a five-letter word. Played online, the game releases a new word every day and players have six tries to correctly guess...


Haitian migrants

Tayler Washington September 28, 2021

Why are Haitians leaving Haiti? On July 7, Haitian President Jovenel Moïse was assassinated in his home. During his tenure, Moïse attempted to pass a new Constitution that would give his cabinet more...

WYSK: Juneteenth

WYSK: Juneteenth

Tayler Washington June 19, 2021

What is Juneteenth? (June + nineteenth) Juneteenth, which stands for June Nineteenth, is a commemoration of an announcement made on June 19, 1865, by Union Army Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger informing enslaved...

The shootings of Daunte Wright and Adam Toledo

The shootings of Daunte Wright and Adam Toledo

Carly Calhoun April 20, 2021

What happened to Daunte Wright?  On April 11 in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, police officers pulled over 20-year-old Daunte Wright for driving with expired registration tags and having an air freshener...

What happens to a vacant seat on the Supreme Court?

What happens to a vacant seat on the Supreme Court?

Devin Yingling September 22, 2020

Why is there a vacancy on the Supreme Court?  Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died of complications with metastatic pancreas cancer on Sept. 18. Ginsburg was appointed to the Supreme Court...

A sign reading mask zone hangs on the entrance to Drexel Library. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

What you should know: common space protocol for the fall 2020 semester

Giana Longo August 14, 2020

To ensure the health and safety of those returning to campus for the fall 2020 semester, common areas, like the library, recreation centers and dining halls, will have new social distancing guidelines....

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