Dick Vermeil to Speak at 2017 Commencement Ceremony
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Dick Vermeil to Speak at 2017 Commencement Ceremony

Temple University’s 2017 Commencement Speaker will be former Eagles coach Dick Vermeil, according to a statement released by Temple University this morning. The Hall of Fame candidate coach will address students at the 2017 Commencement ceremony May 11th. He will also receive an honorary degree alongside Estelle Richman, a longtime public service champion and former secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, according to the statement. View More »
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Petition Asks TSG President to Resign

A petition asking for the resignation of Temple Student Government President Aron Cowen-Luehrmann was released early this morning on a Twitter account using the handle “@ResignTSG.” The anonymous petition criticizes Cowen, saying “[he] proved through [his] conduct and judgement, that [he] cannot faithfully execute the duties of [his] role.” It also claims “abuse of power.” The petition specifically cites an incident on March 20, 2017 at a session of Parliament, where Cowen made an unannounced appearance. View More »
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SEPTA Operators Authorize Strike

Members of Transport Workers Union Local 234 (TWU 234) met with SEPTA officials Sunday morning to discuss contract negotiations. Shortly into the meeting, workers in the Union voted unanimously to authorize a strike. Currently, the TWU represents over 5,000 SEPTA bus drivers, subway, and trolley operators.  View More »