Temple Update’s Emmy Nomination

For the fourth straight year, Temple Update has been nominated for a NATAS Mid-Atlantic Emmy Award. Update’s April 25th, 2013 show was nominated in the College/University Student Production – Newscast category. The newscast, anchored by Megan McNerney and Chase Senior, featured reports on the death of a West Chester University student at an off-campus party after Spring Fling and a live report from Kaitlin Lavinder on a professor and students from Temple’s School of Podiatry who had treated victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. View More »

Regional Rail Rolling Again

SEPTA’s regional rail lines started rolling again early Sunday morning. President Barack Obama Saturday granted Governor Tom Corbett’s request to create an emergency board to mediate the contract dispute between SEPTA and two regional rail unions. The creation of the board in effect stops the strike that began Saturday morning, and prevents workers from walking off the job for the next 240 days. View More »


5 Must-Know Tips for Temple Freshmen

For the incoming class of freshmen, senior Sarah Cannon has left her five tips on do’s and don’ts for the first semester at Temple University. 1. Don’t buy all the books: Many professors list books that you do not need at all, so wait until the professor specifically tells you to get that one book, instead of all of them. View More »

Class of 2014: Senior Tribute Montage

  Temple Update pays tribute to some of the seniors who helped make our 25th year a memorable one. Some of the seniors have been working with Temple Update for four years, in roles including producer, director, technical director, reporter, anchor, videographer, audio, studio camera, computer graphics and archives. View More »


Former Temple LB Blaze Caponegro Invited to Eagles Rookie Minicamp

According to, former Temple linebacker Blaze Caponegro has been invited, along with six others, to compete in the Philadelphia Eagles rookie minicamp. The Allenwood, N.J. native finished his career with the Owls accumulating 110 total tackles and three sacks. Caponegro has an edge heading into the workouts. View More »

Temple Sports 2013-14: Teams Cut, Teams Restored

This fall Temple Update began coverage of the historic 2013-2014 budget cuts which left seven Temple athletic programs out in the cold.  Reporters Beccah Hendrickson and Tommy Sladek take a look back on the cuts and the students they affected. The cuts were announced on December 6, 2013 and affected the following teams: mens baseball, womens softball, mens indoor & outdoor track & field, mens gymnastics, mens crew and womens rowing. View More »