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UPDATE: Work study jobs saved? University proposes potential solution to FWS budget crunch

Breaking News

Amanda Murphy '14, Food Editor
March 20, 2014

Updated: March 20, 2014  (5:51 p.m.) Patty Smith, senior administrative assistant of the Academy of Food Marketing has 13 work study students this year. According to Smith, this number has not changed much over the past few years. In reference to the structure of the work study program, Smith also said... Read more »

Budget cuts are painful but necessary


Joseph Wutkowski '16, Hawk Staff
March 4, 2014

In light of the recent financial challenges facing Saint Joseph’s University, academic departments have faced cuts to their budgets right across the board. As a proud student of St. Joe’s, I find it impossible to disagree with these cuts. In the Feb. 19 issue of The Hawk, the comments of Samuel Smith,... Read more »

You’ve got mail: Limited hours and reduced staff in Mail Services


Cat Coyle '16, Managing Editor
February 19, 2014

A recent cut of staff and hours in the Saint Joseph’s University Mailing Services Department has left some students missing one of their favorite campus faces and struggling to send their mail during more limited open hours. In the past, the mailing window was open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday... Read more »

News Briefs


Erin Raftery ’15, Managing Editor
February 12, 2013

Obama presents documents on drones President Barack Obama has decided to give the policy paper, “Lawfulness of a Lethal Operation Directed Against a U.S. Citizen who is a Senior Operational Leader of Al Qaeda or an Associated Force,” over to the Senate Intelligence Committee. The document would... Read more »

Gompers Grapples with Closing: Students and Faculty May be Relocated


Cat Coyle '16, News Editor
January 29, 2013

In April 2012, William R. Hite Jr., chief executive officer and superintendent, announced a huge plan to revamp the Philadelphia School District. This plan calls for the closing or relocation of 44 schools, including Samuel Gompers Elementary School, Saint Joseph’s University’s bordering neighbor. The... Read more »

University proposes faculty benefits cut as part of financial planning


Luigi Condina '12, Editors Emeritus
February 3, 2012

An increased focus on the university’s financial planning process will bring about new internal structural changes during fiscal year 2013. Economic hardship, the financial demands of the adopted academic strategic plan, and campus construction projects, among other factors, will challenge the administration... Read more »