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10 years later, Temple University looks back

The Temple News' Sept. 13, 2001, issue following the Sept. 11 attacks. Faculty and students discussed Sept. 11 and its effect on Main Campus a decade after the tragic event. The anniversary was recognized through events last week.…

An uncertain future for a historic mansion

Sixteen years since closing, a historically rich mansion’s future remains unclear. An old, off-white mansion sits at the corner of Broad and Jefferson streets in North Philadelphia, mysteriously gated off from the community and offering no connection to Temple other than a small cherry-red sign that reads “1500.” CHRIS MONTGOMERY TTN.…

House bill aims to reduce federal student aid

Federal student aid could be on the chopping block if H.R. 1 passes in the Senate. On Feb.19, the United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 1 – a bill that would drastically reduce federal student aid and research funding for colleges across the country.…

Faculty explain teacher truancy policy

While there is not a university-wide policy, individual schools can enact truancy policies. SAM KELLY TTN Students attend a lecture in Speakman Hall. The university does not have a policy regarding the number of classes an instructor can miss, but the policies within many schools are similar.…

Massachusetts leaders debate gay marriage on campus

Two Massachusetts leaders debated the subject of gay marriage in front of students in the Great Court of Mitten Hall on Nov. 11. John H. Rogers, the Democratic House Majority Leader of the Massachusetts House of Representatives and Cheryl Jacques, a gay rights activist and the first openly-gay state senator in the history of Massachusetts, debated the issue of gay marriage for nearly 90 minutes in front of a nearly full room of students Thursday night.…

TUH addresses nursing shortage

Nurses at TUH speculate on the national nursing shortage and working conditions for nurses. On Sept. 16, Temple University Hospital, along with 27 other health care providers in Pennsylvania, participated in the third Promise of Nursing for Pennsylvania gala.…