By Diana Christancho
Diana Christancho argued against the Center City District’s decision to build a Starbucks kiosk at Dilworth Park outside City Hall. Christancho argued that the construction impedes on city improvement by only benefitting Starbucks.
By Christina Mitchell
Christina Mitchell urged students to take health precautions in response to an outbreak of the mumps on and around Main Campus. She said students and faculty should receive the Mumps Measles and Rubella vaccine and that students with the mumps should isolate themselves from others to stop the spread of the virus.
By Meaghan Burke
Meaghan Burke argued that there is a disparity of women on Temple University’s Board of Trustees. With a student population that is roughly half female, Burke said it’s unacceptable for the Board’s leadership to be comprised of 19 percent women.
By Joshua Victor
Joshua Victor argued that Temple Student Government is struggling with engagement and making students aware of their representatives. Victor said TSG’s mandate for student organizations to attend one town hall a month does little to expand knowledge about the organization for students not in these organizations.
By Pavlina Cerna
Managing Editor Pavlina Cerna argued against the government’s decision to collect DNA samples from detained immigrants to add to a federal criminal database. The move comes from a factually incorrect assumption that immigrants commit more crime, Cerna wrote.
By Brittany Valentine
Brittany Valentine urged students and faculty to purchase a copy of One Step Away magazine, which directly benefits individuals experiencing poverty. Purchasing a copy of the magazine allows vendors to keep the profit they make while supporting the print media industry.
By Samantha Ganzekaufer
Samantha Ganzekaufer urged students to rethink their consumer behavior after allegations of Chick-fil-A donations being linked to the use of the death penalty for LGBTQ individuals in Uganda.
By Tyler Perez
Opinion Editor Tyler Perez argues that streets at Temple University are unsafe for pedestrians due to reckless driving and poor oversight by the university and the City of Philadelphia.
By Alvira Bonsu
Alvira Bonsu argues that the continued support for rapper Cardi B, despite her admission of robbery, is an example of colorism affecting the public perception of Black women.
By Rachel Berson
Rachel Berson urges students to consider Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden’s history of sexual misconduct when deciding who to vote for in the 2020 election.