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The Edge housing a TSG focus

Residents of The Edge have become so vocally dissatisfied with conditions in the new apartment complex that Temple Student Government is attempting to find a solution to students’ woes. The TSG Office of University Resources is asking The Edge residents to fill out surveys online in order to assess the level of the grievance and what the complaints are about.…

‘Sex’ Changes

With change comes uncertainty. This July, Temple Health Empowerment Office joined forces with Tuttleman Counseling and Prevention Services. For the past two years, THEO operated as an independent branch within Student Affairs.…

Podcasting available in every classroom

This fall, students can now download podcasts of their lectures or classes due to a new program available to professors. Apreso Podcast, created by Anystream Inc., automatically records scheduled lectures and posts the recording as podcasts, available to students on the Internet.…

Professor rewrites the book on filmmaking

Since its debut 15 years ago, “Alternative Scriptwriting: Writing Beyond the Rules” has been a highly respected and widely-used text by screenwriters and screenwriting professors alike. Co-author of “Alternative Scriptwriting,” Jeff Rush, just happens to be a member of the university’s film and media arts faculty.…

A movie with a “Cos”

An interesting exchange of dynamics emerged as Bill Cosby headlined his first university affiliated appearance since declining invitations to speak at the 2005 and 2006 commencement ceremonies here. The Department of Education hosted the event at McGonigle Hall Sept.…

No promise in compromise

“What? You’re Arab? What are you doing here? This is a Jewish school.” Cornered in a hallway by a group of Israeli students, Lisa Hananiya called it one of the most annoying experiences of her life.…

Temple ranks in top 50 colleges for African-Americans

The September 2006 issue of “Black Enterprise Magazine,” a notable source of business news for African-Americans, ranks Temple one of the Top Fifty Colleges for African-Americans. Temple placed 41st on the list, but ranked amongst the top five colleges with the highest percentage of African-American enrollment-about 20 percent-in its tuition bracket.…

Student Groups Help Create Union Proposal

Despite the ongoing conflict between many AlliedBarton security officers and their employers, the officers have begun manning the front desk at off-campus apartments in University Village this summer. Since the fall of 2005, AlliedBarton security officers have been attempting to create a union to better their wages, benefits and working conditions with the help of student organizations.…