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Students honored at Diamond Awards Ceremony

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A jazz trio played as guests and winners filed in to room 200 of the Student Center for the third annual Diamond Awards Ceremony last night, where 25 juniors and seniors were awarded for their superior leadership, academic achievement, service to the university and impact on the community.…

History professor takes job at NYC museum

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History professor Morris J. Vogul has accepted a positition as president of The Tenement Museum in the Lower East Side in New York City. Vogul will begin his term as president starting this summer.…

Cosby not around for my commencement

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I was an eager freshman in 2004. That fall, Bill Cosby, Board of Trustees member, alumnus and longtime university advocate, held his second annual “Cosby 101” event, during which he lectured to incoming Temple students on life, the city and education.…

Graduation speaker announced

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Floyd W. Alston will be the featured speaker at the university-wide commencement ceremony at the Liacouras Center on May 22. Alston, a local business leader, will also receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from the university, according to a university release.…

Kahlo-culture comes to PMA

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Many great artists gain the most recognition from their tortured lives and the abnormal events that fueled their creativity. The works they produce in reaction to these events are often overshadowed by the fabled stories that surround them.…

Ron Paul does Philly

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A group of Ron Paul supporters passed out pamphlets at Saturday’s rally for the Republican presidential candidate. They handed one to an older woman hurrying across the street. “Who is he?” she asked.…

On the road, she works to open minds

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Abigail Reikow, the daughter of a Philadelphia Police officer, has been arrested three times. The junior English and education double major is an active member of Soulforce, a national organization that is working to end sexual discrimination.…

A friendly exchange of words

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Temple and the University of Pennsylvania have more in common than just basketball coach Fran Dunphy. Graduate students from both universities take classes through each school’s English department in a program called Temple-Penn Poetics.…

Former IH professor vying for vacant City Council seat

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Sometimes, in politics, being at large is the best way to get elected. That’s Marc Stier’s plan, anyway. Stier, a former intellectual heritage professor in the College of Liberal Arts, is seeking the Democratic nomination for city councilman-at-large in the May 15 primary.…

Assaults worry community

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Philadelphia and Campus Police are investigating three potentially related assault cases involving three female Temple students in areas just a block from Broad Street. The three victims gave similar descriptions of the offender, identifying him as an African American teenage male who was about 5 feet, 8 inches tall with a medium to stocky build.…