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Orientation program expands as admission grows

The ability to meet people is a major concern for any new college student. Freshmen at Temple University, the 27th largest university in the nation with more than 34,000 students worldwide, get a chance to become acquainted with many of their peers before the fall semester begins.…

International Studies core requirements revised

Students still needing to complete their International Studies Core requirement now have more options. The Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies announced that the IS options have been revised, effective since the start of the first summer session.…

Alcohol issues saturate crime on campus

Alcohol caused a ton of trouble on and off campus last year. While the number of liquor-law arrests decreased for the third consecutive year, the amount of disciplinary actions or referrals relating to alcohol on campus property and in residence halls spiked in 2006, according to Campus Safety Service’s annual security report.…

Office strives to protect diversity on campus

Temple University will be ranked No. 1 in a list of the most diverse student populations in the nation in the 2008 edition of The Princeton Review’s “The Best 366 Colleges.” The announcement was made Monday afternoon on The Princeton Review’s Web site.…

Nothing fine about late fees

The circulation desk at the Tuttleman Learning Center reports that you have an outstanding balance of $15. He goes over the policy, stating that you are unable to take out any more books until your fee has been cleared.…

With this name game, a City of Brotherly Love is blamed

What’s in a name? Would a rose by any other name not smell as sweet? Would Philadelphia by any other name not smell as … well, filthy? Over the course of its 325-year history, this fair city has had more than its share of nicknames – some good and some bad.…

For class of ‘10, learn from first-year mistakes

Congratulations, fellow freshmen. We have made it through our first year of college. Looking back on the past year, I realize what I need to do to make the most out of the rest of my time at Temple.…

Freshmen focus on balancing parties and academics

Part Three of an ongoing series. As the semester comes to a close, “The Temple News” tracked down three of four freshmen we’ve profiled during the past school year as they recap their experiences from their first year of college as Temple Owls.…

Four hopefuls eye vacant CLA dean job

The search for a new dean of the College of Liberal Arts is winding down as the fourth and final candidate, Teresa Scott Soufas, a professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Tulane University visited Main Campus last Friday.…

Future grads stress over hunt for jobs

“The Temple News” has tracked the progress of three seniors from the class of 2007 as they search for employment after graduation. Marching behind banners bearing their colleges’ names, these future graduates will conclude their undergraduate tenures at Temple’s 120th commencement ceremony May 17.…