In keeping with the college atmosphere, our campus roundup is all over the place this week. From sustainable practices to a new law school, and yes, neighborhood relations, regional college students have their hands in everything.
University of Delaware announced yesterday it may welcome a law school come 2015. Approval from the American Bar Association would open the door for the university to develop a financial plan and curriculum for the school. If built, the school would brin gin about 200 first-year law students annually.
It’s not just the Temple student. Residents in Roxborough and Manayunk are fed up with the late-night partying of their St. Joe’s neighbors. The university held a town hall meeting last week where residents complained of ongoing noise violations. The university said it’s taking steps to help place students in appropriate housing and regulat the noise.
UPenn is spending big bucks to save money in the long run.The recent purchase of a $12,000 three-wheeled safety vehicle, which will cost just $.10 per day, is among the many routes Penn is pursuing for a sustainable campus. The university plans to reduce its energy consumption by 17 percent come 2014.
The folks at the Daily Princetonian are sick of your whining. If you don’t like their editorials, write your own. An opinion columnist for the Princeton University paper has issued a call to action for his fellow students to step up and speak out in the pages of the paper instead of criticizing its efforts. A handful of disagreeing commenters weighed in.
The Temple News this week memorialized Phil Jasner, a Temple alumnus and longtime Daily News sports reporter, who died last week. The paper republished a 1964 Jasner wrote.
West Chester University opened its Veterans’ Center yesterday. The center will be a place for vet enrolled in the university to come together, share stories and work on projects.