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Community remembers late pastor, ‘friend to homeless’

Many in his family said the Rev. Paul M. Washington was destined to devote his life to God. What they never could have guessed is the impact he would have on his community through that devotion.…

Council sparks debate over academic freedom

Marc Stier is a key player in Democratic city politics. He recently organized a grassroots organization called Neighborhood Networks, a coalition of hundreds of progressive activists who are pushing to reform city government by increasing competition among Democrats.…

A mother to 38 for the past 20 years

Agnes Butler is not an average mother. Butler has opened her home to 38 boys in the foster care system since 1982. She currently hosts six young men in her row house on the 1700 block of North Willington Street, southwest of Temple’s campus.…

City honors slain teen

Family, friends and strangers gathered in McGonigle Hall on Monday to pay tribute to Terrell Pough, the teenage single father who was murdered on Nov. 17.At the memorial service, many people who knew Pough shared anecdotes and recalled what a responsible father he was to his 2-year-old daughter, Diamond.…

Underground Brothers

Two weeks ago, Sigma Pi fraternity brothers handed out 2,000 alcohol awareness playing cards to students passing by the Bell Tower. One card, an ace of spades, carried the message of Samantha Spady, a student who died an alcohol-related death.…

Fox school professors competitive in business research

There are more than 150 faculty members associated with the university’s Fox School of Business and Management. Professor Ed Rosenthal is only one, but he is not alone in taking a well-publicized approach to his professorial research.…

Transit workers walk off the job

A fall-out between SEPTA management and union workers left students scrambling for alternate means of transportation Monday. The Regional Rails, along with LUCY and CCT Connect, however, remain operating, and are the sole methods for mass transit, and the Temple community has been encouraged to utilize these services.…

Death of activist incites protest

A small group of protestors gathered at the corner of Sixth and Market streets on Friday to protest a recent FBI mission that killed fugitive and political activist Filiberto Ojeda Ríos.…