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Faculty unsure of Gen-Ed program

With the recent announcement by Temple that the General Education program will be piloted in spring 2007, followed by a scheduled full implementation in fall of 2008, “Gen-Ed” is on its way toward becoming a reality.…

TSG remembers Arnold Boyd

Administrators, faculty, students and alumni gathered at Temple Student Government’s general assembly meeting Monday to mourn the loss of Arnold Boyd, 57, longtime program coordinator for the Office of Student Activities.…

Arnold Boyd, 57, had a ‘positive effect’ on students

Arnold Boyd, program coordinator for Temple’s Office of Student Activities, died Nov. 3. He was 57 years old. Representatives from Campus Safety Services and the Office of Communications could not confirm the cause of Boyd’s death when contacted by “The Temple News” Monday.…

New medical school will open in ‘09

The national anthem could be heard under the tent at Broad and Venango streets to celebrate the groundbreaking of Temple’s new medical school. The 480,000 square-foot, $150 million project is scheduled to be completed May 2009, just in time for the entering fall class.…

Complete list of PA races

U.S. House races: Of Pennsylvania’s 19 congressional districts, only four appear to be competitive. The 6th Congressional District: GOP Rep. Jim Gerlach faces Democratic challenger Lois Murphy. Rep. Jim Gerlach: Gerlach supports making President George W.…

Professor Comments on Election

Dr. Kevin Arceneaux, an assistant professor of political science at Temple, recently responded to a request from “The Temple News” to state his thoughts on negative political campaigns and the potential impact today’s election can have on the nation.…

Voting Machines: Out with the Old in with the New

Some students who voted in previous elections may be in for a new experience this time around: Antiquated punch-card and lever machines have been replaced by modern hardware. A recent federal law mandated all states to have voting systems in place this year that meet strict, error-prevention requirements.…

Undecided Students Despise Negative Ads

Many Temple students interviewed by “The Temple News” said they plan on voting today, but a sizeable amount knew little about the candidates. Aside from the politically-astute students – typically those who major in political science – some less political-savvy students weren’t exactly sure who they’d vote for.…