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People You Should Know: Tariq Craig

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Since graduating from Temple in 2003, 29-year-old Rev. Tariq Craig has established himself as a prominent Philadelphia minister. But last year, Craig faced an unexpected challenge after he was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia and made dependent on a successful bone marrow donation and transplant for his cure.…

Help from a friend increases workout appeal

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Columnist Cary Carr talks about her favorite workout companion, and how to add excitement to fitness.
Sometimes working out can seem like a chore, and when piling it on top of endless hours of homework, a part-time job and a time-consuming internship, it is hard to find the motivation to fit in a sweat session.…

Kyle Gauss: Allen, McCarthy step up

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The men’s senior forward and women’s junior forward excel.
Is Lavoy Allen back?
I’m not sure, but I think the men’s basketball team’s senior forward might be, as he’s posted two straight double-doubles.…

Track breaks school records

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Men’s distance and women’s relay runners break school records.
The men’s and women’s track teams came back from State College, Pa., with two new school records and a sense that things were starting to click.…

Threats to state funding prompt rally

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Temple Student Government is organizing a rally in Harrisburg on Feb. 15.
While the university risks facing a cut in its commonwealth appropriations, Temple Student Government is fighting back by hosting the Rally for Higher Education with the Pennsylvania Association of State-Related Students.…

Info-gathering takes new shape online

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While Wikipedia may tempt students as a legitimate resource, it presents a problem in actual research.
Controversy has hovered around Wikipedia since its inception and has split professors and students on the debate of whether it should be recognized as a reliable source.…