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Video creator won’t be charged

The district attorney won’t file charges for videos alluding to a threat against Temple. As the University of Pittsburgh grapples with a string of bomb threats, Temple has passed the April 10 date of what some believed to be a threat via a series of YouTube videos posted in February.…

Exchange program expands abroad offers

The International Affairs office increased opportunities to study abroad. As a result of an initiative by Hai-Lung Dai, senior vice provost of international affairs, during the last two years, Temple’s study abroad exchange programs have expanded.…

Campus safety modifies two-way radio system

A Jan. 25 police incident highlighted issues with modification to its radio system. Due to a change in efficiency standards, Campus Safety Services was contacted by the Federal Communications Commission approximately two years ago regarding new requirements for their two-way mobile radio system.…

Man arrested after punching Temple Police officer

Nineteen-year-old Rodney Ganbrell was arrested Wednesday, Jan. 25, just after 4:30 p.m. after punching a Temple Police officer, Ray Betzner, assistant vice president of university communications, said in an email. The altercation occurred on the 1800 block of North 16th Street after two Temple Police officers on bike patrol came across a group of juveniles and teens.…

Sustainability office adopts car sharing

NICHOLAS DEROOSE TTN Kathleen Grady, a sustainability coordinator, touts a new car share program that aims to cut the amount of cars on the road. Zimride strives to slash single occupancy vehicles and adopts a green initiative.…