Welcoming New Hawks One Bullhorn at a Time

The highlight of every admissions cycle comes during the first week of April when the Saint Joseph’s campus community opens its doors and hearts to welcome prospective families for Admitted Students’ Days. As a member of the Hawk Host Organization … Continued

Climbing Every Mountain at SJU

Coming into freshman year at Saint Joseph’s, students hear many words of advice from a lot of different people about how to make the most of your four years on Hawk Hill.  One thing that will continuously be thrown at … Continued

Livin’ in the City of Brotherly Love

Philadelphia is a city bursting with creativity and I’ve fallen pretty hard for this unique city. My favorite thing about Philly is First Friday. On the first Friday of every month, Old City (an awesome neighborhood in the city) is … Continued

Retreating to get closer at SJU

As a freshman, one of the best decisions that I have made was to participate in a retreat specifically designed and geared for freshmen, the Ignite Retreat. The retreat was just around the end of October so I had been … Continued

Not the Second Choice, the Better Choice

The transfer experience for any student can be truly burdensome, for reasons both obvious and not, but at Saint Joseph’s University there is a hard-working and accommodating admissions staff to aid you in a multitude of ways as you transition … Continued

Consider thinking Greek

Joining a sorority wasn’t something that I could ever picture myself doing.   In the spring of my freshman year, my friends easily convinced me to sign up for recruitment and I honestly had no idea what was in store for … Continued


When applying to a Catholic college or university, some students have the misconception that such environments are not accepting of the LGBTQ community. As president of the Gay-Straight Alliance on campus, I am proud to say that the exact opposite … Continued

The Do’s & Do Not’s of Essay Writing

February 1st always sneaks up on me.  From the holidays to the shorter winter days, it’s suddenly time to read more applications.  After ten years, I can honestly say that I still get excited to read every word that you … Continued


Sport’s Illustrated released an article with the “100 Things You Gotta Do Before You Graduate (Whatever the Cost).” Number 12 on that list is to go to a Saint Joseph’s University basketball game and cheer “The Hawk Will Never Die!” … Continued