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Movers & Shakers: Lori Tharps

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Whether they’re rewiring students’ minds to engineer this generation’s own Wall-E or slapping wrists with tough love in Speakman Hall, some Temple faculty and administrators are going out of their way to make a splash on Main Campus, with waves that reverberate beyond. The Temple News gives teachers’ apples and gold stars to a few of them in our first ever Movers & Shakers issue.

Tainted word becomes OK to say

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On a 9 a.m. bike ride through North Philadelphia, Keith Spotwood stopped in front of his old stomping grounds where, for him, the N-word became “natural, depending on how you use it.”

Finding a common, neighborly ground

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Akesha Franks lives on 17th and Berks streets, but she’s not a Temple student. Then again, Franks said she’s not all that different from the students that pass by her block every day.