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How Made in America impacted Philly’s small businesses

By: - September 6, 2022

The Made in America festival draws thousands to Philadelphia. But that's not always good for business, local merchants say.

In first in-person town hall, Pa.’s Dean touts infrastructure law, Biden’s domestic agenda

By: - November 23, 2021

'These ... bills remind us of the effective governing that is being done,' the Montgomery County lawmaker said

At Temple Univ., students prep for a return to in-person classes this fall

By: - March 24, 2021

During the fall 2020 semester, Temple held all of its classes online. While the majority of spring the semester classes remain online, the university has expanded the number of courses with an in-person component.

No match for COVID-19, Temple Univ. students get ready for life online

By: - September 9, 2020

As of Sept. 8, Temple had 283 active cases among students and employees, according to the student newspaper, The Temple News. 

‘We have to change our plans almost every day,’ Temple international students struggle with new visa rules

By: - July 10, 2020

Like college students across the country, Nienke Oerlemans, had been hoping to rejoin her classmates at Temple University when classes resumed this fall.

With next president, Temple needs to demonstrate commitment to diversity, students and faculty say

By: - July 9, 2020

PHILADELPHIA — Students and faculty at Temple University are crediting outgoing university President Richard M. Englert for what they said was a demonstrable commitment to the state-related institution. But they have some very specific expectations of his eventual replacement. Rising senior Lily Sanders told the Capital-Star that she couldn’t think of a “glaring weakness,” in […]

How Pa. college and university students are raising their voices in protest

By: - June 2, 2020

As protesters across the nation gathered in solidarity for George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter Movement, college and university student from across Pennsylvania also lent their voices. Eammon Wrightstone, a sophomore at New York University, and Alexia Brown, a sophomore at Emerson College, are both Harrisburg natives who assisted in organizing the protest in […]

Immigration activists call on Wolf to release detainees from ICE center in Berks County

By: - April 1, 2020

"It has taken a pandemic to do what should have been done years ago," state Rep. Chris Rabb, D-Philadelphia, said during a virutal news conference.

Postponed graduations, scuttled career plans: How Pa. college, high school students are weathering the COVID-19 pandemic

By: - April 1, 2020

From the classroom to career plans, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted life for Pa. college students in a variety of ways.

In Buttigieg’s candidacy, Pa.’s young LGBTQ voters saw themselves – and a way forward

By: - March 3, 2020

For Temple University student Brendan Hamel, former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg's 2020 campaign for the White House, was a source of both reassurance and a reflection.