News in brief: 4.12 Issue

ALUMNUS DONATES $2 MILLION FOR NEW CHAIR

Last Wednesday, the School of Media and Communication celebrated the creation of the Steve Charles Chair in Media, Cities and Solutions.

The chair was formed by SMC alumnus, Steve Charles, who donated $2 …

News in brief: 4.5 Issue

SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORTED IN PEABODY HALL 

Temple Police banned the guest of a student from campus after they received a report of a sexual assault March 24 in Peabody Hall.

An 18-year-old female student was assaulted by a 22-year-old male …

Gov. Wolf passes Pa. budget

Gov. Tom Wolf agreed today to allow the 2015-2016 budget to pass, ending a nearly nine-month-long budget impasse. The $6.6 billion budget was created by a Republican-controlled Congress, to feature no-new-taxes spending.

The bill will become law Sunday night.

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News in brief: 3.15 Issue

TRIAL DELAYED FOR TWO ACTIVE FOOTBALL PLAYERS

The trial for football players Dion Dawkins and Haason Reddick was pushed back to Aug. 22 in a scheduled court appearance yesterday.

Both players were charged with aggravated assault, simple assault and recklessly …

News in brief: 3.8 Issue

TINA FEY ANNOUNCES SMC SCHOLARSHIP

Actress Tina Fey, best known for “30 Rock” and “Saturday Night Live” promoted the Donald Fey Memorial Scholarship on the “Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon.” The scholarship, established by Tina and her brother, Peter Fey, …

News in brief: 2.16 Issue

TEEN ARRESTED OUTSIDE PEARL THEATRE SATURDAY 

Philadelphia Police removed several rowdy teenagers from the Pearl Theatre on West Oxford Street Saturday evening.

Executive Director of Campus Safety Services Charlie Leone said between six and eight juveniles had been causing a …

News in brief: 2.9 Issue

POLICE INVESTIGATING RACIAL SLUR DRAWN ON CAR

Temple Police are continuing an investigation after tweeting photos of three men suspected to be involved in drawing and writing offensive language on a car near Main Campus.

A student found a swastika …

News in brief: 2.2 Issue

UNIVERSITY ENDOWMENT INCREASES 

The university’s endowment rate increased by 3.06 percent from 2014-15, according to data from the National Association of College and University Business Officers and the Commonfund Institute.These numbers are higher than the national endowment return average of …

News in brief: 1.26 Issue

MEADE, SANDERS AND BROWN CASES ALL YET TO REACH TRIAL 

One of three homicide cases involving the Temple community is scheduled to head to trial. Brandon Meade will receive a trial date Feb. 11 at 9 a.m.

Meade is accused …