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$79M set for building funding

Two committees on the Board of Trustees held a meeting Sept. 21 primarily concerning the construction financing for Alter Hall of the Fox School of Business and Temple Japan’s debt. The Budget and Finance Committee and the Executive Committee approved a plan made by the Facilities Committee Sep.…

TSG tables all allocations bills; no cash for student groups yet

Several student organizations will have to wait another week before they receive funding from Temple Student Government. TSG members were ready to vote on about 15 student organization bills during their general assembly meeting Monday, but after noticing several errors on the bills which were displayed, Allocations Chair Eric Stephenson motioned to table all of the bills until next week.…

Relief at the pump?

Denise Haydt, a senior communications science major, cut back on her driving to cope with higher gasoline prices. A self-described “full-time student and full-time mother,” Haydt longs for the days when fueling a vehicle was much cheaper.…

And the winners are…

Ray’s 13th and berks Ray’s lunch truck, located at 13th Street and Berks Malls, is still one of the best on campus, though funnel cakes have sadly left the menu. British chef Ben Proftka said Temple students now crave the grilled chicken sandwich.…

Temple Pres. on Wheel of Fortune

Senior Raysean Hogan’s dream of appearing on television is finally being recognized. The Temple Student Government President is appearing on an upcoming episode of Wheel of Fortune. Hogan’s journey began when his grandmother urged him to apply to be on the long running game show.…

Campus Notes

Facebook not just for coeds anymore In a change announced last week, Facebook.com, a social networking Web site, announced that it would now allow non-school networks onto the site. Previously, the only way to be a part of the network was to have a valid university e-mail address.…

Altered policy causes debate

Last week, when Harvard University announced that it would end its early admissions policy in an attempt to balance out student diversity and expand financial aid, many officials at colleges and universities across the country regarded the move as controversial and even unnecessary.…

Avenue North set to open

Anticipating its Oct. 15 completion date for construction, some stores in the Avenue North complex will open their doors by Nov. 1, according to Brandon Dixon, asset manager for Tower Investments, a Philadelphia-based development company.…