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Slate to run uncontested in election

When Temple Student Government elections begin April 10 students should expect to have only one slate on the ballot. “Owl Potential”, which includes TSG Vice President of Student Affairs Juan Galeano, Allocations Chair Eric Stephenson and Alumni Affairs Chair Nadine Mompremier, will be the only slate running for the upcoming TSG election, Elections Commissioner Seth Embry said Monday at general assembly.…

Recent attacks worry teachers

Aware that the seventh grader was prone to angry outbursts, Kayla Conklin knew she had to intervene before the conflict escalated. Conklin is a Temple student who spent last summer tutoring students at Roberto Clemente Middle School in North Philadelphia through the Philadelphia Freedom Schools program, which is designed to promote literacy enrichment.…

She shows students life … On the inside

Ever since Lori Pompa first stepped into Holmesburg Prison in Northeast Philadelphia 22 years ago, her life has never been the same. “I was deeply disturbed the first day I walked in there.…

Temple community welcomes Hart at inauguration

var uslide_show_id = “d2ee6817-06fd-4587-b1a7-c3e3a0a5c597”;var slideshowwidth = “468”;var linktext = “Click here to open our slideshow”; President Ann Weaver Hart was officially installed as Temple’s ninth president today. More than 130 delegates from universities, academic societies and professional organizations throughout the country attended the inauguration in the Liacouras Center.…

Mayoral hopefuls provide useful talking points

It’s not November yet, but it sure feels like election season. We’ve got some interesting personalities vying to be this city’s next mayor. And, as far as I can tell, absolutely none of them are worth voting for.…

Lost in Translation

When you speak, you expect to be heard. But do we ever expect to be understood?Patients treated at Temple Hospital can now expect just that. TUH has entered its fourth year of assigning full-time language interpreters to its non-English-speaking patients.…

The power of silence

Sometimes silence can be the loudest noise on earth. In conjunction with Temple Student Government, the Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc. held a day of silence last Thursday in honor of those who lost their lives to HIV/AIDS.…

Lack of interest forces CTrax to tune out

CTrax, an online music subscription service provided through Temple, has closed its doors, leaving students who sought a legal alternative to pirating songs in the digital dark. The service was offered by Temple beginning last March, providing students with a free trial of its digital media player before asking for a monthly fee at a discounted rate of $3.49.…

No back-ups at Traffic.com tryouts here

Students seized the opportunity to audition for a backup traffic reporter position when a panel of two female evaluators from Traffic.com visited Main Campus last Wednesday. “I didn’t prepare and I go in, in five to 10 minutes,” said junior BTMM major Fred Breeze.…

Plans set in motion for inauguration

University President Dr. Ann Weaver Hart, Temple’s first female president, will be officially inaugurated Thursday – more than 10 months after the Board of Trustees elected her to office. “It’s not at all unusual for the inauguration to take place months later,” said Ray Betzner, director of communications.…