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Man fatally shot near campus

A 42-year-old oil-heater repairman was fatally shot after attempting to make a call at the home of two Temple students Wednesday. Carl Tomberlain, who worked for Petro Oil in Southampton, Bucks County, was shot in the head at 5:40 p.m.…

Howard Gittis, chair of Board of Trustees, 73, dies

Howard Gittis, a member of Temple’s Board of Trustees for more than 25 years, died Monday in New York City. He was 73. The Philadelphia native is the former chairman of the Board of Trustees and was the vice chairman and chief administrative officer of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc.…

Your city … by the book

The Temple News shows it knows its alphabet when it comes to the City of Brotherly Love. From restaurants and bars to landmarks and “Rocky,” this list can help you begin to get situated in your new home.…

News staff earns statewide honors

The Temple News Staff Tracy Metz, assistant foundation director of the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association, announced Tuesday that The Temple News was among the winners of the 2006 Scholastic and Collegiate Keystone Press Awards.…

Transcript of Interview

TTN: We’ll start at your beginning at Temple. You spent 15 years at Wayne State University, in Detroit, and were a major catalyst there to chance that university. It holds some similarities with Temple, being an urban public school, but of course there are many differences from that university and this one.…