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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.…

Residents question NID committee

ABI REIMOLD TTN Jon Weiss of TempleTown Realty spoke about the North Central Neighborhood Improvement District at a meeting last week. Weiss said he supports the fee on landlords that would fund the district.…

Military, defense spending focus of teach-in

A former CIA and state department analyst led the most recent teach-in. Twenty years ago, the United States found itself with a unique strategic opportunity. Throughout the span of 24 months, America watched the Berlin Wall come down, a series of nonviolent revolutions in Eastern Europe, the Warsaw Pact disband, and the unexpected dissolution of the Soviet Union.…

Residents to contest district proposal

Some community members plan to oppose the proposed improvement district. On Feb. 16, block captains of the fifth council district gathered at the Gesu School at 17th and Thompson streets to plan to act on some community members’ opposition to the North Central Improvement District.…