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St. Joseph’s University

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Hostess Corp., In Chapter 7, Becomes A Case Study In Area College Courses

The odyssey of Hostess Brands is not only playing out in bankruptcy court and business boardrooms. Its liquidation is also being followed in schools of business on university campuses.

11/26/2012

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Hundreds Volunteer in Philadelphia For Nationwide, Long-Term Cancer Study

Hundreds of people were signing up in center city Philadelphia to take part in a decades-long study on preventing cancer.

10/19/2012

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St. Joe’s University Welcomes Its New President, A Class of ’72 Alumnus

“Thomas Wolfe was wrong — you can go home again,” Father Kevin Gillespie said today.

10/12/2012

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St. Joe’s University Pays $10M For Archdiocese’s City Ave. Mansion

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is selling the archbishop’s residence, at 5700 City Line Avenue, to St. Joseph’s University.

09/07/2012

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St. Joseph’s University Poised To Purchase Archbishop’s Residence

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s financial troubles have forced the auction and sale of some of its prime properties.

08/17/2012

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Teaching Kids To Understand The World Through Science

GeoKids LINKS, now celebrating its 20th year, was developed in Philadelphia, with teaching units in grades 1-5, offering a ninety minute weekly lesson in four North Philadelphia schools

06/12/2012

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Legs Against Arms Run Is This Sunday At St. Joe’s

Hundreds are expected to attend the Legs Against Arms 5K Run at St. Joseph’s University this Sunday. The proceeds go to preventing violence in the city.

04/27/2012

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During Autism Awareness Month, Basketball Phenom Speaks At St. Joe’s

Jason McElwain became an overnight celebrity when a 2006 Youtube video of him shooting six three-pointers in four minutes went viral.

04/13/2012

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Santorum’s Bow-Out Means Rush of Dollars From Pa. Economy

The dust had barely settled from Santorum’s announcement before Romney’s people were pulling the plug on TV and radio commercials.

04/11/2012

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Adjusting To Daylight Saving Time

We return to Daylight Saving this weekend, meaning clocks are turned ahead one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday. A St. Josephs’s University psychologist says there are a few strategies you can use to catch up with the lost hour.

03/10/2012

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Philadelphia Analysts Unsure of Arc of GOP Presidential Primaries

The idea, says St. Joseph’s University political science professor Randall Miller, would be to coalesce the conservatives behind Santorum.

03/01/2012

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Singer’s Antics Likely To Change Next Year’s Super Bowl Show, Says St. Joe’s Prof.

It was no wardrobe malfunction, but British hip-hop singer MIA raised some eyebrows during her contribution to the Super Bowl halftime show: she flipped the bird in front of more than 100 million viewers.

02/06/2012

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St. Joe’s Renames Its Campus Commons In Honor of Late Cardinal Foley

There will be a lasting memorial to the late Cardinal John Foley on the campus of his alma mater, St. Joseph’s Univeristy.

01/26/2012

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Penn Quakers Back on the Court Saturday, vs. St. Joe’s

The Penn Quakers have been idle since they swept their initial weekend of Ivy League action last Friday and Saturday with wins at Columbia and Cornell.

01/20/2012

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Hoops: St. Joe’s Embarks on Key Three-Game Road Swing

Now the Hawks get the chance to show they can win some key games on the road, as they start a three-game run on Saturday afternoon at UMass.

01/12/2012

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