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UC Davis: Nonviolent student protest is met with extreme violence

Kate Kelly argues that students everywhere should be outraged at what transpired at UC Davis, where students were peppered spray in an attempt to break up their nonviolent protest. Following the Occupy movement these past few weeks, I have seen several disturbing images and videos depicting seemingly-unwarranted police brutality against protestors.…

Greeks go green

A fraternity is partnering with the Office of Sustainability to conduct energy audits. Members of the Kappa Delta Rho fraternity participated in training that will enable them to conduct energy audits for fraternity houses around Main Campus on Nov.…

More donors, less cash pledged to university

Illustration Lucas Ballasy Despite an increase in donors, the university has made less money than FY 2011, so far. A university strategy to build Temple’s financial-donor base has boosted the number of donations given to the university this fiscal year, in comparison to last year, but in smaller amounts.…

Reconsider appropriate dress for classroom setting

Kate Kelly argues that dressing appropriately for class should be given more thought by students. In high school, I was one of those kids who fought tooth-and-nail against the dress code, not because I wanted to wear anything particularly scandalous, but because I valued my right to express myself through clothing.…

College Republicans rally against Occupy

KATE KELLY TTN Temple’s College Republicans demonstrated in front of Sen. Pat Toomey’s district office on Thursday, Oct. 13. Republicans clashed with Occupy activists to defend capitalism. Temple University College Republicans gathered in front of Sen.…

College Republicans rally against Occupy Philadelphia

Members of the Temple University College Republicans gathered today at 4:30 p.m. in front of Sen. Pat Toomey’s district office in Center City, to rally against Occupy Philadelphia. “We’re just out here to show that everyone does not support this movement,” junior political science major Erik Jacobs, president of the group, said.…

Tip cup no-go in shop policy

CHRIS MONTGOMERY TTN The TECH Center Starbucks is operated by Sodexo. Despite policy, the shop’s previous management allowed for a tip cup. Sodexo policy allows workers’ incentives rather than tips. Management at the TECH Center Starbucks is now enforcing a policy that prohibits tipping barristas because the store is licensed by Temple’s food-service provider, Sodexo.…

Law professor to be honored in Oct.

Law students are gearing up for a national convention in Philadelphia in October. Law professor David Kairys will be honored at the 74th Law for the People Convention held Oct. 12-16 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.…