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Students get paid to talk diversity

Beginning tomorrow, student organizations can earn 50 Diamond Dollars by participating in the Diversity Dialogues Series, a semester long workshop designed to engage student leaders in discussion on multiculturalism and diversity.…

Taking money out of Monday meetings

If there’s one aspect of Temple Student Government that student organizations love to hate, it’s the allocations process. Now with TSG’s “new look and feel,” which the body’s Executive Board spent its winter break working on, student organizations can breathe a sigh of relief that the extensive and long-detested allocations process will no longer occur during general assembly.…

Post grand-opening festivities, students eager to test lines, wait times at PNC bank

Students no longer have to bear the long lines and wait when banking at the PNC Bank on Liacouras Walk. The vacant space that formerly housed Dunkin’ Donuts and Togo’s is now home to a full-service branch of PNC Bank, offering more than 2,000 square feet of space compared to the 800 square feet in the old location.…

A Royal day in Philly

It was a joyous occasion for those who waited in the cold outside Independence Hall last Saturday, holding welcome signs and waving small British and American flags to welcome Prince Charles and his wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, to the City of Brotherly Love.…

Rules change at Anderson Food Court

Receiving the news in a letter renewing their leases, vendors of the 12th Street Outdoor Vending Pad, the strip of food stands in front of Anderson Hall, were surprised by a new condition that now requires them to maintain the outdoor dining area.…

Fox alum pledges $1M to Alter Hall

Recognized as one of the most accomplished young professionals in Philadelphia by “The Philadelphia Business Journal,” Temple alumnus Raza Bokhari, 39, president and CEO of Lakewood Pathology Associates, pledged $1 million to the Fox School of Business.…

At forum, public sounds off with FCC

In 2003 Main Campus was the location for a Federal Communications Commission public forum on media ownership.Four years later, FCC Commissioner Michael J. Copps said that the FCC is “right back at square one.” Copps, along with fellow Commissioner Jonathan S.…

TSG hopes to bridge student divisions

Concerned by the distanced relationships that exist between many student organizations on campus, Temple Student Government President Raysean Hogan and Vice President of Student Affairs Juan Galeano said they want to build stronger bonds between students.…

Search for new CFO underway

President Ann Weaver Hart initiated a realignment of a key administrative position in the university’s Executive Office of the President. The change, which took effect Jan. 1, resulted in a search for a new chief financial officer.President Hart said the restructure will help “achieve even greater effectiveness and efficiencies.” After 11 years of service, Martin Dorph resigned from his post as chief financial officer after accepting a position as the senior vice president for budget and finance at New York University.…

Mayoral candidate makes campaign stop here

Students and local residents joined Democratic mayoral candidate Tom Knox for dinner at Qdoba’s Mexican Grill during his tour of the new Avenue North Plaza Friday evening. Knox came to speak with Temple students and view the new development that he said has helped the North Philadelphia area and the Temple community.…