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Campus safety: A continuing priority

Welcome back! As we return from winter break to a new semester and a new year, I want to reiterate my December message that the safety and security of Temple University students, faculty and staff is of paramount importance to me and will continue to be a top priority in 2007.…

Coverage of Fraternity’s Suspension Pessimistic

I am utterly disappointed and frustrated with the Oct. 10, 2006 cover story entitled “Disband of Brothers.” This article lacks the “balanced” credentials that are not only ensured to be applied by “The Temple News” but also expected of a college newspaper.…

Pro-Life advertisment draws readers’ ire

I demand a prompt explanation as to why a pro-life, highly conservative pamphlet was distributed along with the newspaper today. I am aware of your constitutional right to freedom of the press, so do not try to lecture me on that.…

Still questions of academic freedom

In your editorial last week [“Rosy Retort,” Feb. 21] you noted President Adamany’s response to David Horowitz on the matter of student rights to academic freedom in their classrooms. You quoted the president’s letter to the Philadelphia Inquirer in which he wrote that “in 94 percent of 243,340 anonymous surveys of virtually every Temple course in 2004-05, students said that they found a classroom atmosphere in which they felt free to ask questions and express their opinion.”You cited that comment as if it ended all debate, but I find it troubling.…

Students should pursue unique experiences

Those who experience life achieve real success I am the mother of a third-year Temple student, so I have access to The Temple News. I was impressed with the article written by Christopher Wink [“Plumbing for an education in an unlikely place,” Jan.…