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Main Campus Prepares for Upcoming Safety Drill

Campus Safety Services and Emergency Medical Services have announced plans to conduct a simulated active-shooter drill on Temple University’s Main Campus. The drill will begin at approximately 8 a.m. on June 7 at Peabody Hall. In a mass e-mail sent to students and staff, Charles Leone, Temple’s Executive Director of Public Safety, expressed the importance of being prepared in the event of a campus emergency. View More »
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Philadelphia Primary Results: What You Need to Know

Sun, crisp air, and blue skies made perfect ballot-casting conditions for voters who participated in Philadelphia’s primary elections on Tuesday. Here’s a closer look at the election results and what they mean for the near and distant future: District Attorney Race Civil Rights attorney, Lawrence Krasner, clinched the Democratic nomination for Philadelphia District Attorney, winning 38.19 percent of the vote, approximately 58,200 votes, against six other Democratic opponents. View More »
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A Live Recap of Trump’s First 100 Days

Temple Update reporter, Stetson Miller, joined us live from Washington D.C. this morning to discuss the first 100 days of Donald Trump’s presidency. During an interview with Stetson, Congressman Dwight Evans, a representative of Philadelphia’s second district, was critical of Trump, calling him “A person who just doesn’t have a clue about where he wants to go.” Stetson also spoke with Pennsylvania Senator, Bob Casey, who called Trump’s victory against Hillary Clinton, “[a] self-inflicted” problem for the Democratic Party. View More »
Gregory Mandel Appointed Dean of Beasley Law School
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Gregory Mandel Appointed Dean of Beasley Law School

The Beasley School of Law’s national search for a new dean has come to an end, as it named Gregory N. Mandel its new dean, Monday. Temple University president, Richard Englert spoke highly of Mandel in a press release, saying “with Greg at the helm, the law school is poised to build on the momentum established by decades of faculty excellence and the visionary guidance of its former dean, Provost JoAnne Epps.” Mandel has served as the school’s interim dean since July of 2016, replacing Epps who began her position as provost during the fall semester. View More »