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The Student News Site of St. Joseph's University

The Hawk News

graphic of the tripshot application logo over various buildings at the St Joes University City Campus

UCity on-demand ride request feature remains unused

Hannah Pajtis April 10, 2024

An on-demand ride request feature that launched March 1 within St. Joe’s transportation application, TripShot, has, so far, had no users, with students finding the feature to be buggy and confusing. Since...


Panel hosts discussion surrounding AI use at the university

Gavin Kuebler April 5, 2024

Students and faculty gathered March 26 for a dialogue about the impact of ChatGPT on workplaces and the university’s own learning.Titled “Chat GPT, Gen Z, and the University,” the talk was sponsored...

Photo of Kiera Donohue using a pay phone to symbolize only communicating with phone calls for a week

Experimenting a different calling

Kiera Donohue March 27, 2024

I have always admired how often my parents give each other a phone call just to check in and update each other about their days.  When I asked my mother why she doesn’t text instead, she responded,...


Houthis drone strikes increase American involvement

Jake Richfield February 7, 2024
The potential for escalation continues to grow

A Simple Troubleshooting Guide

Carter Karpinski November 8, 2023
A satire on how to solve your technological problems
Students enjoy recess on a sunny winter day at Impala Crescent Primary school in Lenasia. PHOTO: ELISE WELSH 22

Pandemic exposes digital divide at elementary school

Katie Rosta August 19, 2022

Lenasia, South Africa — When schools shut down during the height of the pandemic in 2020, teachers at Impala Crescent Primary School, like many educators, had to quickly learn how to continue teaching...

2pac-“From the Cradle 2 the Grave”

When Art Speaks

Brigid Bonner November 2, 2021

​​I’ve been an artist my whole life. Ever since I was a young child, I just saw the world differently. From the texture of branches on trees, to the ripples and curvature of the clouds in the sky,...

Making the most of what we’ve created

Making the most of what we’ve created

The Hawk Staff December 10, 2019

How to use social media in the next decade The end of the first semester gives us a time for reflection, both about the semester and the end of the year. However, this ending also gives us a time to reflect...

Within each of the 12 buttons, more features are available to users. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS ’22/THE HAWK

New St. Joe’s safety app launches

Charley Rekstis September 10, 2019

St. Joe’s Public Safety launched a new app, “SJU Safe,” which makes public safety features accessible to students from their cell phones. The app was launched at the end of August and has over 1200...

Michael Brooks, the Francis A. Drexel Library technology support coordinator, has published three books since 2012. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS  ’22/THE HAWK

Telling stories and fixing computers

Cara Smith April 9, 2019

Michael Brooks on his writing and his role at St. Joe’s Michael Brooks, the Drexel Library technology support coordinator, has been working at St. Joe’s for 23 years. Brooks, a Philadelphia native,...

What are we giving up?

The Hawk Staff April 17, 2018

Swapping privacy for convenience Last month, news broke that Cambridge Analytica, a third party data analytics firm based in London, had gained access to the data of approximately 87 million Facebook users...

Congress’ tech illiteracy raises larger issues

Congress’ tech illiteracy raises larger issues

Carter Todd April 16, 2018

Transparency and clarity need to be demanded In the past week, Facebook founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg testified in front of the United States Congress regarding the ongoing Cambridge Analytica data...

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