Broad and Cecil is a product of The Temple News staff that launched in the fall of 2007. It offers timely content about Temple and Philadelphia every day from a variety of student voices including the staff and writers of The Temple News. Our newsroom is located at the southern extreme of Temple’s Main Campus, anchored by Broad Street and Cecil B. Moore Avenue.
The Temple News has been the paper of record for the Temple University community since it first printed as Temple University Weekly on Sept. 19, 1921. The award-winning student publication, editorially independent of Temple, now publishes every Tuesday.
Temple University, a comprehensive public research university is the 27th largest university in America and is one of the nation’s leading centers of professional education. Founded in 1884 by Dr. Russell Conwell as an informal adult-education outgrowth of his Baptist Temple ministry, Temple College was chartered in 1888 and was incorporated as Temple University in 1907.