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TSG votes on 38 allocation bills

After a long wait, Temple Student Government voted on 38 allocation bills at its general assembly meeting last Monday, in a session that was almost two hours long. Voting was originally scheduled to take place two weeks ago, but Allocations Chair Eric Stephenson tabled all of the allocation bills after he noticed several errors on the invoices that were displayed.…

Multicultural Affairs office hires third director, one position unfilled

The Office of Multicultural Affairs filled one of its vacant positions when Dereic Dorman, a Temple alumnus, was hired as director of the Student Support Unit. The OMCA, which was created two years ago, is a remodeling of the Office of Affirmative Action, and is comprised of four units.…

Board grants elevator budget

The Facilities Committee of the Board of Trustees gathered last Wednesday to discuss upgrades and renovations on Main Campus. “Of the 150 elevators on campus, … 43 percent of them are over 20 years old,” said Associate Vice President for Facilities Management Robert Buchholz.…

Post-ban, smokers now feeling the burn

While Philadelphia’s newly-implemented smoking ban is still hazy to some city residents, one thing is clear: Smoking in bars on campus is gone for good. Both Maxi’s and The Draught Horse, the only two bars on campus, are firmly enforcing the new law, which went into effect Sept.…

Dean of Students leaving for alma mater

Dr. Ainsley Carry, associate vice president and dean of students, announced this week that he will leave Temple to fill a position at the University of Florida. Carry accepted the position as associate vice president at the Gainesville, Fla., institution earlier this year, and will begin his position Nov.…

Tenure standards change

Last month, President Ann Weaver Hart announced changes that were made to the standards and guidelines for the review of tenure promotion for university professors. For Dr. Geoffrey Herrera, however, any recommendations on that report were made too late.…

Drinkers ‘flirting’ with danger

Weather is “the best cop in the world,” Cpl. Charles James of Campus Police said on a dank and drizzly Thursday night last month. “If it rains hard, nobody wants to come out.…

Disband of Brothers

It was an ordinary Saturday for the brothers of Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity, as they hosted one of their weekly parties at their residence. More than 200 persons crammed into the three-story, six-bedroom rowhome that sits at the 1800 block of North 16th Street Sept.…

Fasting for faith: Students observe Ramadan

It seemed like any other gathering in the Student Center. Hungry male students clustered around pizza boxes stacked on a table while the females sat, chatting. The youthful din was interrupted by a chanting voice.…

AIDS Walk aiding epidemic

It was about 25 years ago that AIDS became a worldwide epidemic destined to drain life from the souls of both the young and the old while baffling the minds of scientists seeking a cure.…