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Police make arrest in Tyler assault

Cheltenham Police made an arrest in the Sept. 23 sexual assault that occurred in Blai Hall on Temple’s Tyler Campus. According to police, Christopher Martin, age not available, was arrested Nov.…

Professors show sympathy toward student plagiarists

Dr. Julie Phillips, a strategic and organizational communications professor at Temple, said she sees at least one case of plagiarism in her classes each semester.Andrea Caporale Seiss, the assistant dean of judicial affairs, said 10 to 15 percent of the Office of Judicial Affairs’ 900 disciplinary cases last year were reported plagiarism cases.Although it might seem like a lot, some members of Temple’s faculty and administration said it actually is a relatively small amount.”There is a widespread belief that plagiarism is on the rise,” said Jamie Lynn Longo, coordinator of Student Services in the Temple Writing Center.…

Students, staff work on relationship

Any student who walks through campus during the morning or afternoon is familiar with the crossing guard shouting, “Watch the cars! Watch the cars.” And any student who regularly eats lunch in the Student Center food court knows to expect long lines at certain times of the day.…

Though not police officers, guards keep watch

At any point during the night on certain corners of Main Campus, a guard can be found in a kiosk, silently observing people passing him or her by. Without being able to read or listen to music, it’s sometimes hard to tell what those kiosk guards are up to in those early morning hours.…

The Path to Change

Even though Lauren Beller considers Temple to be the most accessible school for students with disabilities in the Philadelphia region, she said she still thinks more can be done. Beller, a junior secondary education and psychology double major, and three other students are in the planning stages of forming a group that would give students with disabilities a formal voice both on campus and in Temple Student Government.…

Front, center on global stage

With presented topics ranging from outsourcing in India to karaoke in Tokyo, the Global Temple Conference offered students and faculty a chance to examine various cultures of the world. The two-day event, held last Thursday and Friday, included a live concert at Rock Hall, panel discussions on an assortment of topics, poster presentations and artist exhibits.…

Court provides students with legal insight

In a first for both the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania and Temple, the court heard oral arguments in front of a student audience in a university setting. The Commonwealth Court is a full appellate circuit court that travels throughout the state to hold trials, though hearings are rarely heard anywhere but in specific courtrooms.…

Art School Preps for Relocation

When former President Peter J. Liacouras made the decision to move the Tyler School of Art from its current location in Elkins Park to Main Campus, he saw it as an opportunity to create a more tightly knit community at Temple and enrich both Tyler students and the general university community.…

Thanksgiving homes away from home

In 1621, a group of merry pilgrims in buckled shoes and kindly Native Americans in colorful headdresses sat down together to share a sumptuous turkey feast in Plymouth, Mass. Or so goes the long-perpetuated stereotype of the first Thanksgiving Day, which according to senior Sarah Mumma, “is a whole bunch of lies anyway.” Lies or not, the tradition of Thanksgiving continues today.…