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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.…

Interim provost says he has no plans to keep the job

When President Ann Weaver Hart was appointed this summer, the university was also immediately faced with the task of filling another high level administrative position.Ira Schwartz, Temple’s Provost of four years, retired July 1, creating a vacancy for the position.…

1300 flood causes damage to student rooms

Students returning from the Labor Day weekend found themselves stranded outside 1300 residence hall Sept. 4 evening when a sprinkler on the second floor was triggered. Witnesses say the building’s fire alarm went off at a little after 5 p.m.…

Frat switches houses, moves closer to campus

At the beginning of the semester, the fraternity brothers of Alpha Epsilon Pi have made Sigma Phi Epsilon’s former fraternity house on Broad Street their new home. Fraternity brothers said they hope the new location will provide them with more space for their growing membership.…

Fraternity shuffle on Broad Street

Locked and boarded up since July for renovations, Pi Lambda Phi’s fraternity house, located at 2000 N. Broad St., is not expected to reopen until fall 2007. Many renovations need to be made, according to Gary Sanders, director of Pi Lambda Phi’s chapter operations.…

Station getting ready for debut

Gianni Lee knows how to host a party. He has done the job plenty of times. And he’s comfortable, confident and cool in the spotlight. Now, the junior BTMM major is about to help start the party over the airwaves this fall as an ‘on-air personality’ for WHIP, Temple’s student-run online radio station.…