St. Joseph’s University

(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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Saint Joseph’s Falls To George Washington 76-71

George Washington defeated Saint Joseph’s 76-71 Wednesday night, snapping a stretch of four straight home losses to the Hawks.

03/06/2014

(Nikki Johnson-Huston, lawyer and advocate on poverty issues.  Photo by Cherri Gregg)

Gamechanger: Nikki Johnson-Huston

Seeing her today, it’s hard to believe that Nikki Johnson-Huston — a tax attorney and antipoverty advocate — was once homeless.

02/13/2014

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St. Joseph’s Tops Rhode Island 61-57

Ronald Roberts, Jr. had 20 points and nine rebounds to lead Saint Joseph’s to a 61-57 victory over Rhode Island on Wednesday night.

01/22/2014

Athletes at St. Joe's spent MLK Day building "Little Free Libraries." (Credit: Mike DeNardo)

St. Joe’s Athletes Build Tiny Libraries For MLK Day

Members of the St. Joe’s golf and rowing teams are spending the day building little libraries.

01/20/2014

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Saint Joe’s Rolls Early, Beats Duquesne 84-75

Langston Galloway scored a career-high 26 points, 24 in the first half as Saint Joseph built a 30-point lead and cruised to an 84-75 win over Duquesne in their Atlantic 10 home opener Wednesday night.

01/15/2014

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Saint Joe’s Loses To UMass 66-62

Chaz Williams scored eight of his 22 points in the closing six minutes Wednesday night, leading No. 19 Massachusetts to a 66-62 comeback win over Saint Joseph’s in the conference openers for both teams.

01/08/2014

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Philadelphia Concerts To Look Forward To In 2014

From classical to jazz, there are many concerts scheduled for the spring in Philadelphia to choose from.

01/02/2014

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