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District meeting focuses on Temple

Neighbors sounded off  about students and the improvement district at a meeting. With no developers or steering committee members beside him, Darrell Clarke on Thursday, April 19, told his constituents he wanted to have a meeting with them, the “old way.” Unlike previous meetings for the proposed North Central Neighborhood Improvement District, Clarke was not accompanied by members of the steering committee pushing for the improvement district.…

Adamant activism

ANGELO FICHERA TTN A walkout in October 2011, when Dilworth Plaza was “occupied,” demonstrated a growing interest by Temple students in the international outcry known as the Occupy movement. Months later, a student branch flourishes on Main Campus.…

Wavering support for NID

As the improvement district pends, some at Temple have spoken out against it. The North Central Neighborhood Improvement District proposed for the area surrounding Main Campus is supported by Temple, but is not without its fair share of dissenters.…

Debate between republican, democrat groups longtime coming

TIMOTHY VALSHTEIN TTN   Members of the political groups shared their views on a variety of issues Tuesday night. For the first time since the 2008 presidential election season, members of the Temple College Democrats and the Temple University College Republicans squared off in a debate regarding various national and state issues, last night at the Student Center.…

A District in Dissent

TIMOTHY VALSHTEIN TTN Plans to improve the North Central Philadelphia area near Main Campus have angered many long-time residents, who said they want more representatation in the proposed neighborhood improvement district.…