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Temple LGBTQ alumni group holding first happy hour this week

Temple LGBTQ alumni group holding first happy hour this week

Temple University’s LGBTQ  Alumni Society will gather Thursday (that’s tomorrow) for a happy hour at Pennsylvania-6, where attendees can both meet fellow alum and win the chance to party with LGBTQ civil rights royalty. Celebrating the university that made Bill Cosby famous, the group also plans to have a lottery, winners of which will receive VIP tickets...

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Why did an ex-con file an ethics complaint with Temple?

Why did an ex-con file an ethics complaint with Temple?

When Alex Friedmann, the editor of Prison Legal News, read Temple University’s Center for Competitive Government’s press release last spring touting a new study regarding the benefits of private prisons, he was a bit surprised. The study found that private, contracted prisons have a “long-run savings of 12 percent to 58 percent when comparing private...

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Protests at Temple Call on University to Hire Minority Labor

Temple University is building a new 24-floor residential hall for students at the corner of Broad and Cecil B. Moore. It’s one of many new construction projects going up in North Philly to expand the Philadelphia university. And every Monday for the past month, the Fair Hiring Coalition, a group of union and non-union labor workers and supporters have taken...

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Occupy/Faith Dialogue at Temple University Hosts Conflicting Points of View

Occupy/Faith Dialogue at Temple University Hosts Conflicting Points of View

The Dialogue Institute at Temple University hosted a panel discussion this afternoon to talk about the role of religion in social reform and, specifically, the Occupy movement. In attendance were about 20 religious leaders, members of the Occupy movement, Temple students and others. The discussion was presented as a panel, in which each member had a few minutes...

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