Since 1924, the Templar Yearbook has been rapidly growing with more students, photographs, and memories.

Student staff members dedicate countless hours discovering unique angles to Temple’s most exciting events and people through it’s five primary sections⎯Student Life, Academics, Sports, People, Greek life and Organizations.

Our staff searches for the people and stories that are represent the beauty of what it means to be a Temple Owl.



Gail Vivar
Editor-in-Chief, Senior

Gail Vivar is a senior studying journalism at Temple University. She is currently working for The FADER as their Saturday social media editor and editor-in-chief of Templar Yearbook.  Gail grew up in Kearny, NJ which is 15 minutes away from NYC, where her love for the city was born. She loves making everyone around her happy and spending time with her parents on her free time. Gail hopes to work at either a music or fashion magazine in New York City.

Twitter: @gailvivar

Instagram: @gailvivar3

Linkedin: Gail Vivar

Yanuara Ramirez
Managing Editor, Senior

Yanuara Ramirez is a junior majoring in Journalism and minoring in French. She is the chief copy editor of Templar and works in the Fox School of Business as a writing tutor. She spends the rest of her time at band practice or hanging out with her friends. Yanuara is an international student from Maracaibo, Venezuela, and she goes back to visit whenever she can. She hopes to work in magazines after she graduates from Temple.

You can contact her at


Carli Showmaker
Marketing Director, Senior 

Carli Showmaker is currently a senior at Temple University double majoring in Media Studies and Production and Advertising. Carli is involved in Temple Update, Templar, the Cherry Crusade, Temple Athletics, Temple Running Club, and more! Outside of Temple, she spends time volunteering at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and working as videographer throughout the city.

If you’d like to check out some of Carli’s work, you can visit her at her website

Twitter: @carlishowmaker


Hadiyah Weaver
Managing editor, Junior
Hadiyah Weaver is from Memphis, Tennessee, and currently a junior journalism major at Temple. She enjoys writing, laughing and making money. Hadiyah is an avid YouTube and Netflix watcher, and a proud Virgo.

Twitter: @HadiyahAW

Instagram: @HadiyahAW

LinkedIn: Hadiyah Weaver


Nate Harvey
Photo Editor, Senior 
Nate is a senior media studies and production major, originally from York, Pennsylvania. He enjoys film, music and aspires to produce and edit in the near future. In his free time, he creates digital artwork and produces music, while absorbing in creativity from his surroundings. He is inspired by people around him and hopes to make a positive change in the world through his artwork.
You can contact him at

Lisa Cunningham

Organizations Section Editor

Lisa Cunningham is a junior journalism major with a minor in general business at Temple University. She is very involved in many organizations at Temple such as Templar Yearbook, Her Campus, Temple Talk, The Tab, and the Rad Dish Marketing Committee. When she is not writing a new article, attending a meeting, or studying, she enjoys going to concerts, spending time with family and friends, and finding new places to explore in her favorite city, Philadelphia.
Lisa loves music, Dunkin’ Donuts, Blaze Pizza and pop culture and is always talking to someone about the newest episode of her favorite show. Her dream job would be working for E! News, People Magazine, or doing anything related to pop culture.


Twitter: @monaLISAAA11

Facebook: Lisa Cunningham

Instagram: lisaaa1122


Alleh Naqvi

Senior Reporter

Alleh Naqvi is a sophomore double major in political science and english with a concentration in creative writing. She is also a current freelancer for the Temple News and is the Graphic Designer and Web Manager for Magneto. When not working, you can find Alleh writing (and reciting) spoken word poetry, rereading Harry Potter and taking long luxurious naps.


Instagram: @allehnaqvi

Facebook: Alleh Naqvi

YouTube: Alleh Naqvi