Covering conference costs

From presenting research findings to networking with experts in a particular field, conferences can be a great resource to connect current academics with a future career path.


The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), is a Sunni, jihadist organization that claimed parts of eastern Syria and western and northern Iraq as a caliphate, or an Islamic State, on June 29.


In recent months, a movement known as HeForShe has become the focal point of gender equality. According to the movement’s website, “HeForShe is a solidarity movement for gender equality that brings together one half of humanity in support of the other half of humanity, for the benefit of all.” I wanted to start this piece with how HeForShe defines itself, because in order to fully critique this movement, it is important to understand exactly what it is.

Thanksgiving Eve: A night that beats out New Years

Forget Black Friday—for most college students, it’s Thanksgiving Eve that is most anticipated during the Thanksgiving holiday.

Thanksgiving Eve is the biggest drinking night of the year for college students, who tend return home and reconnect with friends over a few drinks.

Leadership is threefold

Coming off of a second straight NCAA Tournament bid and five postseason appearances, it seems the Saint Joseph’s University women’s basketball team is picking up this season right where they left off.

Road to recovery

Many miles from her hometown of Harrisburg, North Carolina, Jordan Strode, now a junior, was eager to begin her collegiate basketball career.

Making his mark

Freshman Mike Booth had been working towards this moment for years.

The shining lights reflected off the polished floor of Hagan Arena as he stepped onto the court.