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Urban governor’s school narrows list of applicants

As the brain trust behind Temple’s new Pennsylvania Governor’s School for Urban Teaching met Friday to review student applications, they needed to look no further than the Temple graduate assistant distributing the forms to see the ideal Governor’s School model.…

TTN Audio: Students and polar bear attend political debate

To view the video supplement to this story, click here. Whoever said college students don’t pay attention to politics hasn’t been to Temple lately. As the Temple College Democrats and Temple College Republicans held their second annual debate Thursday night, it was clear that at least some of the student body is active in the body politic as well.…

Man shot near HSC subway station

SEPTA Police shot a 23-year-old black male on the Broad Street Line near Temple Hospital at the Allegheny Avenue station Wednesday afternoon, SEPTA spokesman Jim Whitaker said. The shooting, which occurred around 1 p.m., jammed up subway lines and slowed down dozens of confused Temple students and commuters for more than two hours.…