Philadelphia High School Seniors Celebrate Their Impending College EducationAbout 3,000 high school seniors from around Philadelphia filed into Hagan Arena, at St. Joseph's University, for the first ever "College Signing Day."
Local Theologian Sees Pope Francis' Visit to Cuba Conforming With Pontiff's Pastoral ViewsWilliam 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.
Politicial Analysts See A Kenney Endorsement As Signal That Some Issues Trump RaceKenney, 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.
St. Joseph’s University Investigates Allegations Of HazingSt. Joseph’s University has launched an investigation into allegations of hazing.
Successful Philadelphia Educators Should Become Life-Long LearnersJoseph E. Fischgrund, says that "In today's standards-based educational environment, a master's degree is essential."
New Local Startup Washes Cars Without Using WaterWaterless Works provides water-free car washes on location. It's the brainchild of 21-year-old St. Joseph's University junior Chris Caporale.
Stigall Show Log 10.15.14Chris 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.
St. Joe's Theology Expert Says, Don't Read Too Much Into Bishops' StatementA 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.
SJU Product Yacabonis Looking To Finish Season Strong In FrederickThe 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.
Two Convenience Stores Robbed Along City AvenuePolice are investigating two unrelated, early morning convenience store robberies along City Avenue in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County.
Philadelphia-Area Sports Mascots Help Promote This Week's 'Dad Vail' RegattaThe 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.
At St. Joe's, A Pause For PawsStudents at St. Joseph's University were taking a break from studying for final exams to de-stress, by petting some therapy-certified pooches.
Local Theologian Says 2 New Pope Saints Display Heroic VirtueSt. Joseph's University theology professor Bill Madges says the contributions of the two men extended directly to the world stage.
Dreams Of ‘Holy War’ Dashed: St. Joe’s Loses, Nova AdvancesDreams 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.
St. Joe’s Denied By UConn In NCAA Second RoundThe 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.