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College Republicans remain hopeful about party’s chances

Dozens of student organizations filled the streets and walkways that comprise Main Campus three weeks ago during Fall Fest. Amid music blazing and other student organizations stood a Republican-decorated table manned by three students.…

And now, you choose …

All seats in the 435-member U.S. House and another 33 in U.S. Senate will be voted on in Tuesday’s general election. Of those, Pennsylvania has 19 representatives and its junior senator on the ballot.…

Alumni receive distinguished honors at Lew Klein Awards

Queena Bass is against the Philadelphia media. And she let them know it, standing outside of Mitten Hall to protest the Lew Klein Alumni in the Media Awards. Bass is running for Philadelphia mayor in the 2007 election, and has previously run in the 1999 and 2003 elections.…

Student alleges rape in dorm

Campus Police made an early-morning arrest of a juvenile Temple student Thursday, Oct. 26, charging the male with rape. A female Temple student complained to Campus Police at about 4:30 a.m.…

Teach-ins attract dissenting voices

Dr. Ralph Young is popular. Really popular. Just ask any of Young’s students, who gave him rave reviews as both a professor of the history course, “Dissent in America” and as a leader of weekly teach-ins on current issues.…

Disciplinary committee drops 4 of 7 charges against fraternity

Vindication has been granted to the brothers of the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity. But it comes at a price. Following a hearing conducted by the University Disciplinary Committee, Temple’s Sigma-Phi chapter of TKE was found not responsible for four of its seven university sanctions, which stemmed from a Campus Police investigation.…

Hospital a leader in new therapy

Take a deep breath and exhale a slight amount. Now try taking another deep breath. Gerard Criner, chief of pulmonary and critical care medicine at the Temple Lung Center, said that’s how breathing feels with advanced emphysema, a degenerative disease that makes the lungs “too big” for the chest.…

New mural shows dangers of lead poisoning

Young voices rang out about the dangers of lead poisoning as the children of the Norris Apartments Community Center sung the “Lead Poisoning Prevention” song in celebration of the “Lead Harms” mural dedication.…

Community rallies for collection

He turned down the Library of Congress.To the former President of Nigeria, Nnamdi Azikiwe, he politely declined. Even his alma mater, Pennsylvania State University, couldn’t persuade Charles L. Blockson to donate his storied collection of African American historical items dating back to 1581.But in 1982, one institution persuadedBlockson.That institution?…