First lay president announced as Mark C. Reed

On April 22, the university welcomed Reed in a convocation ceremony held at the Cardinal John Foley Campus Center.

First lay president announced as Mark C. Reed

The 28th president of Saint Joseph’s University was announced today, April 22, following a unanimous vote from both the university’s Board of Trustees and the Presidential Search Committee. ...

Longtime Hawk historian named Interim CAS Dean

One of several open or soon-to-be vacant administrative and academic positions at Saint Joseph’s University had been temporarily filled. Richard Warren, Ph.D., professor and chair of the history department, was presented to the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees as the appointee for interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) during an April 16 meeting.

Letter to the Editor

My safety as a queer student is not about the use or misuse of social media or about slapping up new restroom signs.

From the NFL to the courtroom

I am a diehard New England Patriots fan and I was a major fan of former NFL tight end Aaron Hernandez.  At one time, I even owned the player’s #81 Patriots jersey.  When I donned that jersey, all I knew about Hernandez was that he was a rising star in the NFL, and I was proud that he played for the Patriots. 

Transitioning your Wardrobe from spring to summer

With the temperature in the mid 70s, the flowers in full bloom, and classes finally wrapping up, I’m excited to announce that it’s almost summer! This spring has been kind of lousy, especially for Philly—all of this cold rain and wind has forced us to wear our winter coats into the first weeks of April. 

Helping Hands

Themed “Dinoland,” the 39th annual Hand in Hand Carnival took place this Saturday, April 18. Hand in Hand is an organization that raises awareness for individuals with developmental and physical disabilities. The student-run organization hosts different awareness events and fundraisers throughout the year, such as Hand in Hand Harvest in the fall and an annual carnival in the spring. 

Hymie's Barsen's

When thinking about getting a delicious and affordable meal around campus, one place comes to mind: Hymie’s Barson’s. Hymie’s is a Jewish deli and diner that hosts all your breakfast, lunch, and dinner needs. This weekend I was able to go to Hymie’s, which is located at 342 Montgomery Avenue, about five minutes away from campus. On the weekends, Hymie’s is always busy, so expect a short wait if you’re willing to have some of the best food around.