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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.…

Aligning priorities: Faculty reject provost’s White Paper

Illustration Lucas Ballasy The Faculty Senate has motioned to express its dissenting views to the provost’s White Paper. Provost Richard Englert’s White Paper, a 25-page document that, among many other functions, contains restructuring proposals for various departments around the university have been met with skepticism.…

Occupy sect hones in on colleges

SAM OSHLAG TTN Occupy Temple members met last Wednesday, Feb. 1. Activists center efforts on colleges, surrounding neighborhood and the environment. A sect of Occupy Philadelphia, student activist group Occupy Temple, mirrors many other movements across the country.…

Senator leads teach-in on gerrymandering

ALI WATKINS TTN As legislators argued about gerrymandering, Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Delaware/Montgomery) led a dissent in America teach-in on the subject. Students and faculty discussed redistricting with Leach. Leach addressed the redistricting currently taking place in the state legislature.…

Congressional candidates make appearance at Republican meeting

Republican politicians John Featherman and Mike Assad visited Main Campus. During its weekly meeting yesterday, the Temple University College Republicans hosted two republican congressional candidates. Although Vice President of TUCR Darin Bartholomew said that the group’s “overall goal is to get people to support our candidates,” he noted that it’s also important for students to be involved in politics in general.…