Should Temple University build a stadium?Listen 00:48:44
Guests: Patrick Kraft, Joyce Wilkerson, Gilbert Gaul, Glenda Bryant
Temple University is moving forward with the first phase of its proposed football stadium. The Board of Trustees gave unanimous approval to conduct a design study for an on-campus 35,000 seat stadium. But critics worry about the $100 million price tag and the affect it will have on the north Philadelphia neighborhood and community around the university. So does a football stadium make sense for Temple? This hour, guest host Mary Cummings-Jordan discusses the possible stadium with guests PATRICK KRAFT, Temple’s athletic director, JOYCE WILKERSON, senior adviser for community relations and development at Temple University, GILBERT GAUL, journalist and author of the Billion-Dollar Ball: A Journey through the Big-Money Culture of College Football, and GLENDA BRYANT, a Temple University student and North Philadelphia resident.
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