Seven shootings have occurred at Philadelphia recreation centers since January, leaving four dead and community members searching for answers. “It’s senseless,” said Victor Richard. “It’s total disrespect for human life.” Richard is the commissioner of
In Center City, the streets are clean and safe. The parks and squares are neatly landscaped, and even the vast underground transit concourse is as urine-stench-free as any reasonable person could hope. While Central Philadelphia
There hasn’t been a murder on or around Main Campus since 2005. Considering the high crime rates in the surrounding neighborhood, one murder in the course of three years is something to be happy about.
Last month’s Liberty Medal ceremony was a rare chance for the philanthropic community to celebrate its accomplishments before a large captive audience. Undoubtedly the award’s honoree, U2’s Bono, was the big draw, attracting music fans,
Temple made citywide news last week with the announcement of their Employee Home Ownership Plan, an incentive program designed to entice employees to buy real estate in the area around the university. Modeled after a
There is a rowhouse tucked down a small street called Dakota off 11th, north of Main Campus. It is narrow, straight, brick and tall. It was long abandoned, boarded and ransacked and then boarded again.
Temple’s foreign programs are wide-ranging and popular, and you don’t even know about Chinese law reform. Temple has been running a program for almost a decade in Beijing. The Temple-Beijing Rule of Law program, housed