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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...

group photo of The cast of “She Kills Monsters” poses after performing on their opening night, April 4

Last ACT: Elements of Theater group take their final bows

Gavin Kuebler April 10, 2024

Elements of Theater, a University City-based club, hosted its final show, “She Kills Monsters,” April 6 and 7 before retiring the club at the end of the academic year due to most UCity undergraduate...

Photo of the front of Griffith Hall, UCitys oldest building

UCity campus sale plans spark discussion among neighbors

Vincent Kornacki February 28, 2024

Representatives from St. Joe’s updated members of the Spruce Hill Community Association (SHCA) about plans for the University City campus at the SHCA’s Feb. 13 monthly meeting.The 24-acre UCity campus...

Members of St. Joes chapter of Circle K International and SSMLS work to assemble cold and flu kits, Feb. 23.

Students synergize service and science to stop sickness spread

Gavin Kuebler February 28, 2024

Student volunteers from the St. Joe’s chapter of Circle K International, a student-led service group, and the Student Society of Medical Laboratory Scientists (SSMLS) gathered Feb. 23 for an annual...

Alyssa Jacobs ’28, president of PCP at Hawk Hill, poses outside of Wilson Dining Hall, Feb. 12.

Q & A with Alyssa Jacobs ’28

Luke Sanelli February 14, 2024

Alyssa Jacobs ’28 is a pharmacy student and president of Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (PCP) at Hawk Hill, an organization dedicated to helping pharmacy students at Hawk Hill prepare for their transition...

Pharmacy students discuss the results of their experiment on the
University City campus with pharmacy faculty and Control Ltd.
employee, Feb. 5. PHOTO: SAHR KARIMU ’26/THE HAWK

Healthcare departments explore safer drug delivery method

Gavin Kuebler February 7, 2024

Students and faculty in St. Joe’s pharmacy and occupational therapy (OT) departments collaborated on a research project to test a new method dispensing Rick Simpson Oil (RSO) Feb. 5 on the University...

Student gets served food in Wilson Dining Hall Dec. 14, 2023. The number of students using Wilson Dining
Hall was down about 60% in the fall 2023 semester. PHOTO: THE HAWK

University announces contingent plans to vacate additional UCity buildings

Allie Miller January 31, 2024

St. Joe’s students were informed Jan. 17 of the university’s contingent plans to vacate Wilson Student Center and Joseph W. England Library on the University City campus at the end of the 2024-25...

Editorial: A call for transparency (Jan. 31st)

The Hawk Staff January 31, 2024

St. Joe’s plan to vacate Wilson Student Center and Joseph W. England Library on the University City campus by the end of the 2024-25 academic year has brought the need for better communication and transparency...

MCs of the event, Myles Pacla ’24 (left) and Riley Schaefer ’24 (right), announce Culture Shock as the winners.

Experiencing culture, art and talent with PCA at S.O.U.L Art

Hannah Madeya November 15, 2022

On Nov. 12, the Pilipino Cultural Association (PCA) held their annual S.O.U.L Art event in the Athletic/Recreation Center (ARC) multipurpose room, located on the University City campus.  S.O.U.L...


PE requirement eliminated in merged curriculum

Max Kelly November 15, 2022

Former University of the Sciences students, now matriculated as St. Joe’s students as a result of the merger between the schools, will no longer be required to take physical education (PE) courses as...

Giulianna Vullo and Alexis Larios, campus ministry associates, table at the
UCity Wellness Fair in the ARC on Nov. 4.

UCity Wellness Fair promotes student health

Allie Miller November 9, 2022

St. Joe’s hosted the first of two Wellness Fairs this month on Nov. 4 at the University City campus. The fair, designed to promote student health and wellness, was an annual tradition at the former...

Trisha Chacko ’25, Juby Benny ’27 and Shawn Thomas ’25 at the trunk or treat.

UCity trunk-or-treat

Mackenzie Allen November 2, 2022

On Oct. 28, the University City campus hosted a trunk-or-treat in the Athletic/Recreational Center (ARC) parking lot. Student organizations, teams, offices and members of the neighborhood gathered to...

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