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Group to rally BOT meeting

Students plan to rally today’s Board of Trustees meeting. Students intend to stage a protest at the Board of Trustees public session meeting today, Oct. 11, against PNC Bank financing companies that use mountaintop removal coal mining.…

Urban riders

AMELIA BRUST TTN A rider works with a horse at the Fletcher Street stable in North Philadelphia. Riders from Fletcher Street ride horses throughout the neighborhood streets, as well as through Fairmount Park and the Strawberry Mansion area.…

Griffin named executive director of Pa. state-relateds’ student association

At today’s Temple Student Government General Assembly meeting, TSG members discussed their involvement with the Pennsylvania Association of State-related Students, or PASS. PASS, comprised of student representatives from the three other state-related universities, Penn State University, Lincoln University and the University of Pittsburgh, is known for organizing advocacy efforts for level or increased appropriations from the commonwealth while legislators work to balance the budget.…

TSG holds first meeting, introduces new structure

ANGELO FICHERA TTN TSG Vice President of Services Ugo Obilo spoke to new and former TSG members at the first General Assembly meeting, held yesterday in the Student Center. The new structure allows students to join specific committees.…

First token giveaway draws crowd

Temple Student Government will give 50 students two SEPTA tokens each Friday, every week. LISA WILK TTN Students lined up before noon on Friday to receive two free SEPTA tokens from Temple Student Government.…

Excavation of buried settlement continues

A Temple archaeology dig in New Jersey is in its second year. Timbuctoo may be buried underground, but some in Westhampton, N.J. call it home. PAUL KLEIN TTN FILE PHOTO. Timbuctoo is located near a Civil War Memorial Cemetery.…

Sustainability office lends tool for a green commute

A networking site, Zimride, links students to accessible carpooling options. Following in the footsteps of other colleges such as the University of Michigan, Stanford University and University of California, Los Angeles, Temple recently joined Zimride.com, a social networking site designed to help users find rides and carpooling options.…