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Embracing New Adventures: Explore Philadelphia

Lizzie Fuller ’18 has embraced so many of the countless opportunities that Philadelphia has to offer since becoming a Hawk. She wants you to know how you can do the same!   Coming into college, you are going to get a lot of advice. One of the things you will hear most, especially from SJU,…

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10 Reasons to Love Spending Summers at SJU

As a rising junior spending a second summer here on Hawk Hill, I cannot help but think that summers here are some of the best three months out of the year. Here are some reasons why… 10. Taking summer classes Believe it or not, taking summer classes is a pretty popular summer choice. During the…

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Why You’ll Never Regret Signing Up for P.S.I.P.

P…S…I…P… four letters that have come to mean so much to many Hawks at SJU. A program filled with love for humanity, community, solidarity, and being with and for others.  This is a time for freshmen to “fall in love and stay in love” with the city of Philadelphia, SJU and the community they encounter.   PSIP…

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20 Reasons to be Pumped for Orientation

20. Getting chased down for a ride up Hawk’s Landing by your fellow classmates first thing in the morning. 19. Being warmly welcomed to your new home by your leaders, the Redshirts, who will give you a million reasons to love SJU just as much as they do. 18. Getting to know the classmates &…

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5 Underground Facts About SJU

There are many great things to learn about Saint Joseph’s University and you learn a lot when you visit campus.  Here are just five underground facts about SJU that not everyone may know.  We hope to see you on Hawk Hill soon so you can learn even more about SJU! There is a greenhouse and a turtle…

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Papa Francesco and a God of Surprises

This weekend was profound in more ways than we could have ever expected.  There is one word that continuously pops into my head when I reflect on that weekend: community. The events, the emotions, the spontaneity all brought me back to this same experience of community. I work for Campus Ministry as the hospitality intern…

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A Sense of Unfamiliarity

In every interview for any leadership position I’ve ever had at Saint Joseph’s, the common thread of the quirky, we’re-trying-to-see-how-creative-you-are questions has been “if you can have any super power, what would it be and why?” If you’re a Saint Joseph’s student reading this, you’re probably nodding in understanding, and if you’re like me, your…

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The red envelope always brings good news.

It was just a few days before Christmas and I was driving around downtown dropping off gifts at homeless shelters with friends. As I grabbed a bite to eat at Lime my phone began to ring incessantly. I looked down and saw my brother calling and sending text messages telling me to come home immediately. My first…

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“I’m Bored” – Said No Hawk EVER!

“I’m bored.” – These are two syllables that I don’t think I have ever uttered during my college career. Throughout my time at SJU so far, I have made a habit of immersing myself in what I am truly passionate about. As a result, I have grown and learned more than I ever could have…

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10 Reasons to Major in Admissions

While there isn’t really a major in admissions, there are many skills that you can bring from lots of different majors to this career.  Event planning, public speaking, writing, planning, organization and problem-solving are just a few skills needed to work in admissions.  One of the most important skills is planning, especially when it comes…

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