St. Joseph’s University

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Successful Philadelphia Educators Should Become Life-Long Learners

Joseph E. Fischgrund, says that “In today’s standards-based educational environment, a master’s degree is essential.”

12/15/2014

Waterless Works founder Chris Caporale (credit: Mike DeNardo)

New Local Startup Washes Cars Without Using Water

Waterless Works provides water-free car washes on location. It’s the brainchild of 21-year-old St. Joseph’s University junior Chris Caporale.

11/11/2014

Stigall Show Log 10.15.14

Chris recounted a story about Pennsylvanians leaving political parties to become independents, singer Chris Brown’s fears that Ebola was engineered to control the earth’s population, and an animal rights activist’s rant against eating meat at a restaurant in San Francisco. He talked to Mollie Hemingway from the Federalist at 7:20, Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00 and Father Francis Berna from LaSalle University at 8:20.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/15/2014

(Pope Francis arrives for his speech last week to cardinals and bishops gathering at the Synod on the Families, at the Vatican.  Photo by Andreas Solaro/ AFP/ Getty Images)

St. Joe’s Theology Expert Says, Don’t Read Too Much Into Bishops’ Statement

A Philadelphia-based theology professor says the bishops, , despite their statement about welcoming gays, aren’t proposing any change in Catholic doctrine on homosexuality at this time.

10/14/2014

A St. Joseph's University product, Jimmy Yacabonis was drafted in the 13th round by the Orioles in 2013.
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SJU Product Yacabonis Looking To Finish Season Strong In Frederick

The importance of intangibles makes this a big spot in the development of former St. Joseph’s University standout Jimmy Yacabonis in the Baltimore Orioles system.

08/04/2014

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Two Convenience Stores Robbed Along City Avenue

Police are investigating two unrelated, early morning convenience store robberies along City Avenue in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County.

06/23/2014

(BY A... NOSE?  The Phillie Phanatic and the Drexel Dragon take part in a contest among team mascots to promote the "Dad Vail" rowing regatta, which starts Friday.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia-Area Sports Mascots Help Promote This Week’s ‘Dad Vail’ Regatta

The Phillie Phanatic, the Drexel Dragon, and St. Joe’s Hawk were among the mascots competing on ergometers — fancy rowing machines — to publicize the Dad Vail regatta, for college rowers, this Friday and Saturday.

05/06/2014

(Tucker, a certified therapy dog, helps students at St. Joe's reduce stress before final exams.  Photo by John McDevitt)

At St. Joe’s, A Pause For Paws

Students at St. Joseph’s University were taking a break from studying for final exams to de-stress, by petting some therapy-certified pooches.

05/06/2014

A poster showing Pope Francis (middle) pope John Paul II (L) and Pope John XXIII (R), that will be canonized next Sunday, is seen in Borgo Pio street near the Vatican during the pontiff weekly general audience in St. Peter's square on April 23, 2014.          AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI        (Credit: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Theologian Says 2 New Pope Saints Display Heroic Virtue

St. Joseph’s University theology professor Bill Madges says the contributions of the two men extended directly to the world stage.

04/23/2014

Villanova students at a watch party during the NCAA Tournament. (Credit: Justin Udo)

Dreams Of ‘Holy War’ Dashed: St. Joe’s Loses, Nova Advances

Dreams of an NCAA tournament Holy War have been dashed, with St. Joes overpowered by UConn in overtime, 89-81. But Villanova’s not done dancing just yet.

03/21/2014

Halil Kanacevic #45 of the Saint Joseph's Hawks drives to the basket as Niels Giffey #5 of the Connecticut Huskies defends during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the First Niagara Center on March 20, 2014 in Buffalo, New York.  (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

St. Joe’s Denied By UConn In NCAA Second Round

The loss ended a great season for the Hawks, who finished 21-10 and had their dreams dashed of possibly facing Villanova in the second round on Saturday.

03/20/2014

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St. Joe’s Holds One Last Practice Before Heading To Buffalo

Many fans on campus, like Clint, think the team has really come together down the stretch.

03/18/2014

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The Only NCAA Tourney Holy War Came In 1971

You have to go back. Way, way back. Back to when the NCAA Tournament had just 25 teams, no shot clocks, and when not every tournament game was shown on TV.

03/18/2014

Students cross the street at Villanova University. (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Villanova, St. Joe’s Students Eagerly Anticipate Possible March Madness Matchup

Almost as soon as the brackets were announced Sunday night, students at St. Joe’s and Villanova noticed the possibility of a “holy war” in the third round of the NCAA Tournament.

03/18/2014

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Hawks Getting Set For A-10 Tourney

A two-game losing streak has put St. Joseph’s NCAA Tournament hopes in doubt, but the Hawks are more worried about the task at hand.

03/12/2014

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