Journalism Student’s Sports Dream Comes Full Circle

At the age of 17, Tracy Yatsko hit her head while playing basketball and got a concussion that ended her career on the court. Ten years later, instead of playing in the game, Yatsko, junior, will have the opportunity to report from the sidelines, telling Temple’s story for the American Digital Network’s Campus Connect program. […]


The Temple News is a Finalist in a Society of Professional Journalists Award

The Temple News is one of five finalists for the Society of Professional Journalist’s Mark of Excellence award. The student-run newspaper was nominated in the online in-depth reporting category for the piece “Crime and Campus.” The article tackles the rumors, stigmas and concerns surrounding the campus safety and was a semester-long project with over 20 student reporters participating.


SMC Faculty Co-Host Event on Politics and the Media

With the American Political Science Association’s annual conference being hosted in Philadelphia this year, Temple University and University of Pennsylvania co-hosted a pre-conference event on politics and the media. The pre-conference event has become a tradition for APSA: each year, Universities in the city where the conference is held host a pre-conference event.


An Experience Like No Other: Field Notes from the Democratic National Convention

When the news first broke out last year about the Democratic National Convention being held in Philadelphia, I knew I was going to attend it one way or another. But, at that time “attending it” just meant I would find a way to get tickets. Not once did I think I would spend the entire week at the Wells Fargo Center working as a correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks, a national radio station that broadcasts out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.