St. Joseph’s University

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St. Joe’s Plays Host To 33rd Annual Riyaadah Games

Thousands of Muslims from throughout the country are visiting Philadelphia this weekend for the 33rd annual Riyaadah Games at St. Joseph’s University.

07/25/2015

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Local Theologians See Depth in Pope’s Pronouncement on Climate

William Madges, a theology professor at St. Joseph’s University, says it’s no accident that the pope cited the political dimensions of the debate.

06/18/2015

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Pope’s Sex Abuse Panel Draws Praise From Saint Joe’s Professor

St. Joseph’s University theology professor William Madges says the pope’s approval of a new Vatican tribunal to examine how bishops have responded to clergy abuse cases is significant.

06/10/2015

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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

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