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Walking Backwards and Moving Forward

During the first week of my freshman year, I walked into Bronstein Hall for my Work Study interview and I had no idea that it would be my second home for the next four years. College admissions is an extremely interesting and exciting field to work in and being an “Office Hawk” has opened up various…

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Tips from the Other Side of the Desk

November 15th is probably one of my favorite days of the year in the office. November 15th is when I get to start reading applications for the next class. Very few things in the office excite me more than reading the applications of the students that I’ve met on my travels.  A student’s college application…

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From the Chalkboard to the Scoreboard

Life as a student-athlete at Saint Joseph’s University is hectic to say the least. With a jam-packed day that may begin as early as 7:30 in the morning and last until late into the evening, it seems as if there’s never enough time in the day to accomplish half of the things that I know…

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Nesting on Hawk Hill

One of the most anticipated days of the year for students at Saint Joseph’s University is move-in day.  For some students it is their first glimpse of the University which they will call home for their freshmen year, as for others, it is a fresh start of an upperclassmen year on Hawk Hill.  Move-in day…

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Inside-Out at SJU

As a Criminal Justice major, I have taken a lot of classes that involved learning about the United States’ Criminal Justice System. I never thought that I would have an opportunity to actually experience the system first hand but then I learned of the Inside-Out Program that SJU offers. When I read the course description…

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Going Around the World for an Education

Traveling around the globe for SJU has provided the opportunity to see places that I never thought I would see, meet people from all different walks of life and assist students that may have never been exposed to education in the United States. Every day is an adventure and I am about to give you…

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Six weeks and counting!

I am only six weeks into my first semester as a college student and I can honestly say that by just trying new things, my time at SJU has been amazing and I have been having a terrific experience on Hawk Hill. Never in my life did I think that I’d be having a blast…

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Extra! Extra! How a newspaper helped me find my place on Hawk Hill

I think that it’s safe to say that everyone comes to college and joins at least one club or organization. If you’re lucky, these clubs shape your experience and make your four years at college the best that they can be. If you’re a particular kind of lucky, you become so devoted, entrenched and passionate…

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Galway, A Home Away from SJU

Never in my wildest dreams did I think that I would have the opportunity to spend a whole semester living across the ocean in the country that my grandparents were born and raised in. In fact, I never seriously considered the idea of studying abroad but thanks to SJU’s Center for International Programs, that all…

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The Dictionary of Hawk Hill

“Finally nested! #THWND,” writes an excited freshman under the Instagram picture of her newly decked out Villiger dorm room. “I’m not feeling Campion today, so I’m going to grab a Hawk Wrap from D.B.,” replies a very tired upperclassman after a long day of classes. Feeling confused yet? No worries. This is just a sampling…

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