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No promise in compromise

“What? You’re Arab? What are you doing here? This is a Jewish school.” Cornered in a hallway by a group of Israeli students, Lisa Hananiya called it one of the most annoying experiences of her life.…

A movie with a “Cos”

An interesting exchange of dynamics emerged as Bill Cosby headlined his first university affiliated appearance since declining invitations to speak at the 2005 and 2006 commencement ceremonies here. The Department of Education hosted the event at McGonigle Hall Sept.…

The Edge housing a TSG focus

Residents of The Edge have become so vocally dissatisfied with conditions in the new apartment complex that Temple Student Government is attempting to find a solution to students’ woes. The TSG Office of University Resources is asking The Edge residents to fill out surveys online in order to assess the level of the grievance and what the complaints are about.…

Professor rewrites the book on filmmaking

Since its debut 15 years ago, “Alternative Scriptwriting: Writing Beyond the Rules” has been a highly respected and widely-used text by screenwriters and screenwriting professors alike. Co-author of “Alternative Scriptwriting,” Jeff Rush, just happens to be a member of the university’s film and media arts faculty.…

Temple ranks in top 50 colleges for African-Americans

The September 2006 issue of “Black Enterprise Magazine,” a notable source of business news for African-Americans, ranks Temple one of the Top Fifty Colleges for African-Americans. Temple placed 41st on the list, but ranked amongst the top five colleges with the highest percentage of African-American enrollment-about 20 percent-in its tuition bracket.…

Saving ‘Face’ after a privacy mishap

“The other day when I logged on I saw someone was talking about me on it and someone … this kid I barely knew, but he friended me on Facebook and was having a conversation with a friend of mine … asking him how he knew me and they were going back and forth talking about me… Sound like the beginnings of a spat over he said/she said gossip?…

Drexel tops “unsightly” campus list

Located in the heart of University City, bisected by Market Street and teeming with students, Drexel University often wins first place. It was ranked number one for athletic gender equity by U.S.…

Station getting ready for debut

Gianni Lee knows how to host a party. He has done the job plenty of times. And he’s comfortable, confident and cool in the spotlight. Now, the junior BTMM major is about to help start the party over the airwaves this fall as an ‘on-air personality’ for WHIP, Temple’s student-run online radio station.…

Fraternity shuffle on Broad Street

Locked and boarded up since July for renovations, Pi Lambda Phi’s fraternity house, located at 2000 N. Broad St., is not expected to reopen until fall 2007. Many renovations need to be made, according to Gary Sanders, director of Pi Lambda Phi’s chapter operations.…