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Temple’s ‘Diversity University’ stature is a sham

Dear Editor: As we all have been repeatedly, creatively and probably unconsciously informed over the past few months, our own Temple University has proudly ranked No. 1 in diversity according to The Princeton Review’s list of “The Best 366 Colleges” As we all know, Temple has been tooting and hooting about their achievement from the moment the rankings were announced earlier this year.…

Students labor efforts still ignored

Dear Editor: So again, our whole campus is well reminded of the lack of security concerns on our campus from last week’s incident at Anderson Hall. Do we feel safe going to a school in the heart of North Philadelphia?…

Anti-abortion group brings parity

Dear Editor: When I walked past the Bell Tower last week, I encountered graphic images of abortions and protesters from the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance. I am relieved that a group like Generation Life finally brought honesty to the abortion debate at Temple.…

Genocide Awareness Project too jarring for student

Dear Editor: As a staunch defender of free speech, I can’t say much when Temple University is visited by people whose views I find abhorrent. I am thrilled when I see student protestors of any stripe on campus holding up signs and chanting about something that they truly believe in.…

Drexel student on TTN presidential debate coverage

As a student at Drexel University, almost every assumption and comparison you have made with Drexel [Oct. 30, “DNC presidential hopefuls more Dragons than Owls” by Stephen Zook] is wrong. The biggest factor for NBC and the DNC choosing Drexel is…MONEY!…

Progressives remember eminent domain

We wish to respond to the false claims made in the editorial “Dissing Orientation” [Nov. 6, on a student group criticizing Temple’s past]. Many of the claims in the editorial are open to interpretation, but one of its central assertions is objectively false.…

Temple art students need your help!

Dear Editor: My senior seminar art class has a problem: gallery space for our final art show. I am asking you and your readers for any potential spaces or suggestions on finding a large, decent gallery space.…

10,000 Men Participants

I, like you, attended the recent “10,000 Men” rally held on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2007, at the Liacouras Center. Similar to the Million Man March of 1995, and the anniversary Millions More Movement gathering of 2005, it was a historic and very much needed event.…

Owl football’s forgotten black history

On a sports column about the low number of minority head coaches in college football that appeared Oct. 23 Dear Editor: You have a short memory, or perhaps you are too young to have ever heard about Ron Dickerson, our former football coach at Temple who was black and who was an assistant at Penn State before coming to Temple as our head coach.…