Reflecting on Freshman Year

Freshmen reflect as their first year at Temple University is coming to an end. Michelle Mateta, an undeclared business major, says that the three words she’d use to describe her freshman year at Temple would be eye-opening, memorable and exciting. Mateta believes her biggest accomplishment this year has been mastering time management, while the most challenging aspect of this year has been waking up for … Continue reading Reflecting on Freshman Year

Reaching his Peak

We Caught Up With Templar Yearbook Alumni Dominique “Peak”Johnson Dominique Johnson may have started from the bottom like many Temple journalism majors, but since graduating from the School of Media and Communication, he has made a name for himself. In early January, he acquired a position covering media and technology at Al Día News Media, a company that documents issues facing the city’s Hispanic community, … Continue reading Reaching his Peak

Cherry, White, & Pink

Lindsey Casella Represents Temple On and Off Campus Senior advertising major and general business minor Lindsey Casella used her creativity to thrive during her four years at Temple. As a freshman, Casella was eager to become involved in campus life and activities. Now, she is one of the Victoria’s Secret PINK campus representatives at Temple. The reps host Victoria’s Secret PINK parties and events to … Continue reading Cherry, White, & Pink

Temple Student Government

Leading a Nationally Growing Campus “Serve. Unite. Build.” Temple Student Government’s slogan embodies the spirit behind its members who represent Temple’s student body every day. As the university’s rankings rise, Student Body President Ryan Rinaldi said TSG’s role in the university is now more important than ever. “This has been a historic year,” Rinaldi said. “Our football team’s victory over Penn State and our academics … Continue reading Temple Student Government

Hangin’ With Hooter

A Conversation With Temple’s Most Famous Owl Not Named Stella Temple’s resident mascot, Hooter, is the epitome of a school spirit prodigy. Standing at five and a half feet tall, the furry owl spends his days spreading school spirit throughout campus. Although Hooter cannot talk, communicating with him isn’t too difficult. His best friend, Matt Martino, transcribes everything he says. Often seen traversing campus on … Continue reading Hangin’ With Hooter

Jaimee Swift

Optimism, Advocacy and Initiative Throughout her years at Temple, Jaimee Swift repeatedly demonstrated the power of advocacy and continues to do so beyond her cherry and white years. Swift graduated from Temple in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts in communications, but also wanted to pursue journalism. “My purpose was to become well versed and knowledgeable in my field,” Swift said. This was her first step toward … Continue reading Jaimee Swift

A Day in the Life: Sodexo Employees

They swipe us into the Johnson & Hardwick cafeteria, roll sushi at the Student Center and help people decide what to eat in the Morgan Hall cafeteria. These people are Sodexo employees, who sometimes serve as nutritional lifelines at Temple, whether during fourth meal at J&H, or when we want to get a quick smoothie. Take Walter Gordon, for instance, otherwise known as Walt. He … Continue reading A Day in the Life: Sodexo Employees

Stepping Up to The Plate

Between earning good grades and scholarships, senior Spanish and art history double major Eilish Haley has worked hard to continue her love of Irish dancing since she arrived at Temple. Haley has been dancing since she was in second grade, participating in both Irish dance and dancing for a ballet company while in high school. Following her high school graduation, Haley was well prepared to … Continue reading Stepping Up to The Plate