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Diversity a ‘big draw’ for freshmen

A new cove of owls has officially landed in North Philadelphia. Last week, Temple welcomed more than 4,000 new freshmen as the fall semester began. According to Dr. Timm Rinehart, director of admissions, the class of 2010 is particularly distinct compared to other classes.…

Internet profiles are easily accessible

Some students check it two, three or even four times a day. It’s not their e-mail account. It’s Facebook. Web sites such as Facebook and MySpace have become increasingly popular among college students in recent years.…

City honors slain teen

Family, friends and strangers gathered in McGonigle Hall on Monday to pay tribute to Terrell Pough, the teenage single father who was murdered on Nov. 17.At the memorial service, many people who knew Pough shared anecdotes and recalled what a responsible father he was to his 2-year-old daughter, Diamond.…

Death of activist incites protest

A small group of protestors gathered at the corner of Sixth and Market streets on Friday to protest a recent FBI mission that killed fugitive and political activist Filiberto Ojeda Ríos.…