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Commencement: Colin Saltry

MATT FLOCCO TTN As a wedding singer, Colin Saltry frequently has to pander to the audience. At the request of his 93-year-old grandmother, he often finds himself singing the Frank Sinatra standby “My Way.” While at Temple, Saltry normally held the microphone as a member of Temple Student Government.…

Home robbery linked to drug possession

KATE McCANN TTN Five Temple students were robbed Sunday night, April 29, when armed robbers entered the residence and stole money, drugs and cell phones. Suspects robbed students’ house on the 1500 block of Page Street Sunday.…

TU Nation members hand off roles to TAP executive officers

The now-former TSG executive office stepped down, giving its role to Temple Advocating Progress. Temple Student Government executive officers and cabinet members were inducted at a ceremony today, April 23. Colin Saltry passed a signed megaphone, referred to in TSG as the “Voice of the Students,” to his successor, now TSG Student Body President David Lopez.…

Conference brings center upgrades

ANGELO FICHERA TTN The Liacouras Center will purchase a $2 million scoreboard. Officials are evaluating the Big East’s effect on revenue. The Liacouras Center is seeing upgrades as a result of Temple’s Big East admittance.…

Documentary about Virginia Tech shootings held at Reel

On the five-year anniversary of the shootings at Virginia Tech, students gathered to watch “Living for 32,” in rememberance. Temple Film Collective hosted a screening Monday, April 16, of the documentary “Living for 32,” about the Virginia Tech shootings on April 16, 2007, on the five-year anniversary of the massacre.…

Studio hopes to target vacant lots, urban farming

Urban Apps and Maps seeks to enagage college and high school students. From Fox School of Business’s Design Challenge, the university’s Urban Apps and Maps Studio has garnered ideas for transforming vacant lots into urban farms, creating a North Broad Street Association, and a “community connector” among students, residents and businesses.…