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Members of the Overbrook Presbyterian Church demonstrate outside of the church on Nov. 5. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Local church holds vigil to bear witness to injustices in community

Giana Longo December 4, 2020

Every Thursday, between 2 p.m. and dusk, anyone stuck in traffic at the intersection of Lancaster Avenue and City Avenue will see a group of church members and individuals from the surrounding communities...


Insomnia Cookies opens up on 54th Street and City Ave.

Elaina Wall November 23, 2020

When you open the door to Insomnia Cookies, you are immediately met with the smell of freshly baked cookies and see the glass case stocked with different tubs of ice cream flavors. Behind the cash register, ...

Cars pass the updated speed limit sign on City Avenue. 

New devices to enhance pedestrian safety

Alysa Bainbridge January 29, 2019

Pedestrian safety and traffic-flow mechanisms were recently installed on City Avenue as part of an ongoing project to make the road safer. The long-term project by the university is in conjunction with...

Julia Furey-Bastian (second from left) and SJU Writing Center student staff (Photo courtesy of the Writing Center).

Sophomore identified as pedestrian struck during finals week

Ana Faguy January 23, 2018

A St. Joe’s student who was gravely injured last month when struck by a vehicle while she was crossing City Avenue is recovering in a rehabilitation hospital in a Philadelphia suburb. Julia Furey-Bastian...

Sign in Target about the renovations taking place (Photo by Maura Donnelly 20).

Renovations create chaos

Maura Donnelly October 10, 2017

Upgrades in Target  make it difficult to shop The Target located at 400 Monument Road, which is frequented by Saint Joseph’s University students, is months into renovations that cause  havoc for...

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