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Fasting for faith: Students observe Ramadan

It seemed like any other gathering in the Student Center. Hungry male students clustered around pizza boxes stacked on a table while the females sat, chatting. The youthful din was interrupted by a chanting voice.…

Full transcript of Ann Weaver Hart interview

If there are images in this attachment, they will not be displayed. Download the original attachment Transcript of Interview with President Ann Weaver Hart Q: How are you acclimating yourself to Temple, how are you settling in?…

Feelin’ good in the Gayborhood

In contrast with the upbeat crowd, the red velveteen couches, yellow bulbed chandelier and giant mirror hanging on the dingy, unpainted cement walls set an eerie ambiance at the popular club Shampoo.…

Another shutout extends winning streak to longest since 1991

Now owners of its longest winning steak since 1991, the women’s field hockey team is playing with confidence, poise and determination. Behind goals from Mandi Ruth and Mary Catherine Kinneman and another shutout from goalkeeper Erin Hanshue, the Owls downed Longwood, 2-0, Sunday at Geasey Field for the team’s sixth straight win.…

Award-winner Haddon’s second helping no slump

There are a myriad of pitfalls associated with following up an exceptional first novel. For a newly-established author, early success opens up diverging path after diverging path, each one fraught with danger.…

Thinking, talking dirty at Valanni

Sure, you’ve played trivia games before. You’ve debated with your friends over what year the musical, “Grease” came out and who the Philadelphia Eagles lost to in Super bowl XV. It might be easy to remember these facts off the top of your head, but add a couple beers to the mix and it’s not so simple.…

Hart to Heart

“You hire the right people, you share the right values, and then you stick with them through the development years.”- President Ann Weaver Hart When Ann Weaver Hart was first contacted about becoming Temple’s ninth president, she didn’t have much time to get used to the idea.…

Ex-N.J. governor shares his story at book signing

Former New Jersey Gov. James E. McGreevey visited the Borders bookstore across from City Hall Sept. 23 to sign copies of his new book, “The Confession.” During an impressive political career, McGreevey harbored away a secret that would shake up his seemingly perfect life like a snow globe, chock full of scandal and harsh scrutiny.…

Police enforce liquor laws

Thick sheets of rain pelted the pavement outside of Campus Police Headquarters last Thursday night. Inside, the lobby bustled with activity as police officers garbed in protective raingear wheeled out bikes and jovially jested with each other while heading out to work the 11 p.m.…