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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.…

Dirt Lot gets temporary repairs

Commuters need not fear the loss of parking in the Dirt Lot, despite temporary changes made by the university. At the start of this past winter break, Temple’s Facilities Management department began moving dirt from one section of the Dirt Lot at Montgomery Avenue and 11th Street to cover the rest of the lot in hopes of smoothing it out.…

University names interim curator for Blockson Collection

Aslaku Berhanu, a reference librarian and cataloger for the Blockson Collection will succeed Charles Blockson as interim curator of the collection upon Blockson’s retirement Dec. 31.The Blockson Collection includes African American historical items dating back to 1581.…