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Students honored at Diamond Awards Ceremony

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

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.…

Graduation speaker announced

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

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

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.…

Bill Cosby to lay it down, a hip hop album

Temple’s favorite alumni and Board of Trustees member Bill Cosby is planning to release a hip-hop album titled State of Emergency, according to AllHipHop.com. Cosby, 70, has spoken out against vulgar rap music in the past, but his album is reportedly clean and issue oriented.…

Cosby to speak at 2007 High Point grad

Temple alumnus and Board of Trustees member Bill Cosby has announced he will be the commencement speaker at High Point University’s 2007 graduation ceremony next spring. High Point, located in High Point, N.C., has confirmed Cosby as a speaker at their May 5, 2007 ceremony for graduating students.…