Temple University

Students Reflect on the Year at Temple

From success on the sports field, to hanging out on Beury Beach, to success in the classroom, and everything in between, students created plenty of memories this year at Temple University. They shared some of their favorites with Temple Update. “My favorite moment this year was definitely going to the Latin American Study Program to Costa Rica. View More »
Inter-Campus Bus Service to Return in Fall 2017

Rachel Hall Recovery: One Year Later

On April 29, 2015, Rachel Hall was the victim of a hit and run on Diamond Street. After being run over while riding her bike, Rachel was left in critical condition, suffering a collapsed lung, a fractured skull, and was left in a comatose state for up to two months, leaving many wondering if she would pull through. View More »
Philadelphia Bridge Goes Purple in Memory of Prince

Philly Phans Mourn Music Icon, Prince

Prince died in his Minnesota home on April 21, 2016. The Purple Rain singer has been the center of several tributes from the Empire State Building being lit purple, the Prince St. station on the MTA Subway became an impromptu tribute to the famed singer, and back in the city of Brotherly Love, the Benjamin Franklin Bridge was lit purple to commemorate the singer who was as unique as his name. View More »
Update Abroad

Pride Parade in Tokyo City

Update Abroad Correspondent Yingqiao Zhao reports: The first weekend of May will bring Tokyo City’s Rainbow Pride Parade. As one of the most energetic cities in the world, Tokyo has it’s own unique LGBT culture. Japanese Studies Professor, Karl Neubert said “In Japan, there is no religious script says it’s a sin to be homosexual or to identify with a different gender.” In Japanese history, there were times where homosexuality was seen as an ideal form of love. View More »

PA Senate Race Heats Up

The Senate race in Pennsylvania has been heating up in recent weeks, with Republican incumbent Pat Toomey running unopposed, while three candidates face off for the Democratic nomination. Toomey has served as a Junior Senator since 2011, and before taking office, served as a Representative to the 15th District for six years. View More »