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St. Joe’s Suspends Softball Team After Investigation Into Hazing Allegations

The University cut the season short on Friday, announcing that a Community Standards Review process that begun a month ago concluded there had been violations.

05/02/2015

(Representatives from area colleges display their school insignia at Hagan Arena, during "College Signing Day."  Photo by Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia High School Seniors Celebrate Their Impending College Education

About 3,000 high school seniors from around Philadelphia filed into Hagan Arena, at St. Joseph’s University, for the first ever “College Signing Day.”

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/01/2015

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Local Theologian Sees Pope Francis’ Visit to Cuba Conforming With Pontiff’s Pastoral Views

William Madges, a theology professor at St. Joseph’s University, says he wasn’t really surprised to hear of the pope’s plans to visit Cuba before coming here.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/22/2015

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Politicial Analysts See A Kenney Endorsement As Signal That Some Issues Trump Race

Kenney, who is white, nabbed the endorsement of a group of African-American political leaders known as the Northwest Coalition over rival Anthony Wiliams, who is black.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/07/2015

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St. Joseph’s University Investigates Allegations Of Hazing

St. Joseph’s University has launched an investigation into allegations of hazing.

04/02/2015

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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

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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

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