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Alumni receive distinguished honors at Lew Klein Awards

Queena Bass is against the Philadelphia media. And she let them know it, standing outside of Mitten Hall to protest the Lew Klein Alumni in the Media Awards. Bass is running for Philadelphia mayor in the 2007 election, and has previously run in the 1999 and 2003 elections.…

Student alleges rape in dorm

Campus Police made an early-morning arrest of a juvenile Temple student Thursday, Oct. 26, charging the male with rape. A female Temple student complained to Campus Police at about 4:30 a.m.…

Teach-ins attract dissenting voices

Dr. Ralph Young is popular. Really popular. Just ask any of Young’s students, who gave him rave reviews as both a professor of the history course, “Dissent in America” and as a leader of weekly teach-ins on current issues.…

Disciplinary committee drops 4 of 7 charges against fraternity

Vindication has been granted to the brothers of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. But it comes at a price. Following a hearing conducted by the University Disciplinary Committee, Temple’s Sigma-Phi chapter of TKE was found not responsible for four of its seven university sanctions, which stemmed from a Campus Police investigation.…

Hospital a leader in new therapy

Take a deep breath and exhale a slight amount. Now try taking another deep breath. Gerard Criner, chief of pulmonary and critical care medicine at the Temple Lung Center, said that’s how breathing feels with advanced emphysema, a degenerative disease that makes the lungs “too big” for the chest.…

New mural shows dangers of lead poisoning

Young voices rang out about the dangers of lead poisoning as the children of the Norris Apartments Community Center sung the “Lead Poisoning Prevention” song in celebration of the “Lead Harms” mural dedication.…

Community rallies for collection

He turned down the Library of Congress.To the former President of Nigeria, Nnamdi Azikiwe, he politely declined. Even his alma mater, Pennsylvania State University, couldn’t persuade Charles L. Blockson to donate his storied collection of African American historical items dating back to 1581.But in 1982, one institution persuadedBlockson.That institution?…

‘Invincible’ former Eagle Papale will visit Main Campus for lecture

Eagles-fan-gone-pro Vince Papale is coming to Temple and students aren’t alone in feeling pumped. “I’m jacked to the max about coming,” Papale said. “I’m very excited to be on Temple University’s campus.” Papale, who at age 30 set the record as the oldest rookie in NFL history to play without the college experience, is coming to Temple to talk about how he achieved his seemingly unobtainable dream.…

TSG celebrates the success of “1K”

The applause began slowly, initiated by a couple of representatives seated toward the back of Kiva Auditorium. As Temple Student Government Vice President of Student Affairs Juan Galeano approached the microphone at the general assembly meeting Oct.…

Taste of Latin Culture

“Muchos Mundos, Una Gente” or “Many Worlds, One People,” is the theme for Latino Heritage Month, which kicked off earlier this month. This theme was meant to highlight the diverse regions and cultures that Latinos come from, said Michael Freeman, director of the Latino Heritage Month Planning Committee.…