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Student unions

The Temple News addresses the concern among student workers not being permitted to unionize. When students frequent the TECH Center Starbucks, they’re expected to receive the same customer service and items they would at any of the coffeehouse chain’s locations.…

Encouraging Dialogue

The teach-ins at Temple aren’t new and students should take advantage of open discussion. S ince 2002 the history department and the History Honors Society Phi Alpha Theta has been hosting teach-ins every Friday at 3:30 p.m.…

Rebuilding Relations

The provost and the faculty need to compromise on the issue of restructuring.   A s Brian Dzenis reports in “Aligning Priorities” on page 1, the Faculty Senate passed a resolution stating that it cannot support Provost Richard Englert’s White Paper in regards to restructuring proposals, on the basis that there is not enough analysis on the financial or academic impact of such moves.…

In memory

In light of Tobi Lim Sonstroem’s death, students should know that help is available. We’re still not sure why exactly Tobi Lim Sonstroem is dead. The Tyler School of Art alumnus was a talented graphic designer.…

Movers & shakers

The Temple News takes the time to highlight those making a difference. This week is our third Movers & Shakers edition of The Temple News. Movers & Shakers is an idea that started in 2010 in the Living section of The Temple News to profile members of the Temple community who are making a difference.…

Eternally grateful

The Temple News would like to thank Peter Liacouras for his many contributions to Temple. The Temple News would like to acknowledge Peter Liacouras for his contributions to the university community from his time as dean of the law school through his presidency.…

Gen-ed restructure

TSG has created a survey as a way for students to voice their opinions about the gen-ed program. Since the implementation of the general education curriculum in 2008, many students have voiced  their frustration with gen-ed courses, which has prompted Temple Student Government to create a survey that will serve as proof as “a more concise consensus of student opinion regarding the gen-ed program,” as Khoury Johnson reports in “TSG survey to assess gen-ed,” page 1.…