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It’s not easy being green

When Main Campus is empty and all that can be heard are the sounds of traffic lights, Danny Bittner is driving around in his recycling truck, making more than 30 stops around the university.…

Student accuses athlete of rape

A student studying abroad at Temple’s Rome campus has accused a French soccer player of raping her at a dance club in Rome last week. Garra Dembele, 20, a former soccer player for the first division soccer club AJ Auxerre in France, was arrested at a train station in Rome, according to a report by the Associated Press.…

Gladfelter stairs open, left unused

During the first two weeks of fall semester, two out of the four elevators in Gladfelter Hall were out of commission. The line of people waiting for an elevator was longer than usual and the lobby area was more congested.…

Activist groups attempt to rally student voters

With Pennsylvania being hailed as one of the key states in the upcoming November elections, Temple students will have a chance to play a pivotal role in national politics – that is, if they’re registered to vote.…

Alter Hall set to open by fall 2008

It has been almost a year since Curtis Hall was torn down to make way for Alter Hall, a seven-story state-of-the-art addition to the Fox School of Business. But now, only a rancid odor lingers over a large rectangular pit where the building once stood.…

Poll group leads local coverage

In fall 2004, Michael Hagen went to the offices of “The Philadelphia Inquirer” and told the editors he had an idea.What came from that idea was a joint venture by the Institute for Public Affairs at Temple and “The Inquirer,” which has become the Temple/Inquirer Poll.…

State senator hosts campus forum

Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., wanted to “find out what is on Pennsylvanian’s minds these days.” He held an open forum on Main Campus last week with criminal justice and political science students.…

Life Support

“It’s all the years I’ve been up here seeing young kids get shot and die,” said Dr. Amy Goldberg, Chief of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care at Temple Hospital. This was one of Dr.…

Recent shootings leading to change

Imagine a beautiful morning at Temple. The weather is warm, and the view from the lawn near the Bell Tower is exceptional. Students are soaking up the sun, playing cards, eating pizza and having a good time.…

Homecoming court announced at TSG

The names of the 10 students who will comprise the 2006 Homecoming Court were revealed Monday at the Temple Student Government general assembly meeting. The candidates for Homecoming King are Thomas Coleman, Wilfrance Pouyes and Juan Torres and the nominees for Homecoming Queen are Pamela Adewoyin, Albrina Alston and Mouna Moussa.…