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Univ. leases business space

Increased space will benefit businesses, technologies coming out of Temple. Temple’s Office of Research and Business Development leased incubator space at the University City Science Center in West Philadelphia as part of the Science Center’s Port Business Incubator and will serve as a launching point for new businesses and technologies developed by Temple faculty.…

Organizations, groups benefit from SwoopTEXT

ANDREW THAYER TTN File Photo Junior finance major Will Sabate (left) brought SwoopTEXT to Main Campus with the intention of making intraorganizational communication more effective. After its Fall 2011 introduction, SwoopTEXT catches on among various student organizations to streamline their communication efforts.…

Tensions brewing

ABI REIMOLD TTN Jesse Stein, an employee at the TECH Center’s Sodexo-operated Starbucks, said he can’t unionize, as non-students can, as per the company’s current contract. A student took his concerns to Sodexo, which does not permit students in its union.…

Community member reflects on history

DOMINIQUE JOHNSON TTN Christine Whaley advocates that African-American leaders should be remembered for their contributions to America. Christine Whaley describes what she wants America to remember most about African-American history. Christine Whaley, restorative practice program manager of the Honickman Learning Center and Comcast Technology Labs, wants America to remember the contributions of African-Americans during the years, and not the senseless violence and negative stereotypes that are sometimes associated with them.…

CeaseFire program introduces modified initiatives

LISA WILK TTN The Health Sciences Campus houses the Philadelphia CeaseFire program, which seeks to reduce gun-related violence and killings in the 22nd district of North Philadelphia. In the first month of the New Year, Philadelphia experienced 25 murders, including that of alumnus Kevin Kless on Jan.…

High violence rate accompanies New Year

DOMINIQUE JOHNSON TTN Shelli Pennick expresses her views on Philadelphia’s high murder rate. Shelli Pennick offeres her views on Philadelphia’s high murder rate and how to combat it. In the New Year, the city of Philadelphia experienced 25 murders.…