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Ctrax give Temple students free music service.

Each semester, Ctrax, a digital music service, launches multiple artist promotions in which universities affiliated with Ctrax can participate. Earlier this fall, a Temple senior was the winner of one such promotion.…

Rape activists take to the road

One in four college women have survived a rape or an attempted rape. To combat this troubling statistic, the men of the “One in Four RV Tour” are speaking to students on college campuses across the nation.…

One year delay proposed for academic program

The implementation of the General Education Program, set to replace the core curriculum in the fall semester of 2007, may be delayed for a year. The Gen-ed committee requested a one year delay for the program at the Board of Trustees meeting on Monday, stating that the new courses should be tested twice before the new requirements take effect.…

Student group plans for Ramadan

“We have to look at the moon and decide,” said Ghadah Hasan, a senior education major and member of the Muslim Student Association at Temple. “We’re old fashioned. The tradition is to follow the moon.…

Birds fall victim to invisible killer

It’s almost time for birds of all kinds to head South – if they can make it through Temple’s campus alive. During the fall migration period, which ranges from early October to mid-November, the grounds department said more than 150 birds are found dead on campus after crashing into windows, the largest problem areas being Paley Library and the Tech Center.…

Loan consolidation costs rising

Tuition rates aren’t the only increasing costs for college students. A rise in student loan interest rates may have some students and recent graduates second-guessing their decision to consolidate these loans.…

Lost property gathers dust

Your heart stops. You check every pocket and look around frantically. You could have sworn you put your cell phone in your pocket. But it’s not there. That’s when Lieutenant Louis Montressor comes to the rescue.…

City revamps food truck inspection codes

Students who dine at lunch trucks on campus have the choice between traditional Asian meals, Mexican cuisine, Italian food or American dishes that are all sold from trucks; but they also might be trading cleanliness for this variety.…

Transit discount available

Though more than 450 Temple students receive a discount for using SEPTA, many students still don’t know that such an offer exists. “There’s basically no notification to students,” said Meghan Daly, a senior broadcast journalism major.…

$79M set for building funding

Two committees on the Board of Trustees held a meeting Sept. 21 primarily concerning the construction financing for Alter Hall of the Fox School of Business and Temple Japan’s debt. The Budget and Finance Committee and the Executive Committee approved a plan made by the Facilities Committee Sep.…