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WATCH: New North Philly Now airs Tuesday

North Philly Now

North Philly Now

Host Deja Parker returns for another edition of her program North Philly Now. In this episode, hear from Temple graduate researchers Nicole Henninger and Michelle Chiu, who give insights into how technology has shaped our experiences during the pandemic. Later, retired educator Carol Parkinson-Hall joins to discuss issues facing minority communities regarding education. Lastly, we hear from the owner of Custom Arts Studios, Keisha Whatley, who shares her experience being a business owner during COVID.

Tune in to TUTV to watch the premiere on Tuesday, March 9 at 2 and 10 p.m.

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A New “A Broader View” premieres Tuesday

A Broader View: National Unity

A Broader View: Episode 28

A new episode of A Broader View examines what we could realistically do as a nation to unify after the Capitol siege.

Professor Karen Turner is joined by Dr. Tiffenia Archie, Dr. Leslie Willson, and Reverend Demarus Walker to discuss the current political climate in the United States, and in particular the breeching of the Capitol Building on January 6th, the social justice protests throughout the past year, and how can we hold accountability while working to achieve national healing and unity.

Dr. Archie serves as the Assistant Vice President of Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership (IDEAL) at Temple University; Dr. Leslie Willson is the Associate Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Montclair State University; and Reverend Damaris Walker is the Pastor of Miller Memorial Baptist Church in North Philadelphia.

Tune in to TUTV to watch the premiere on Tuesday, March 9 at 11:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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Look back on the 1918 flu from the year 2020

A 2020 Perspective on the 1918 Flu

A 2020 Perspective on the 1918 Flu

Tune in to TUTV to take a look back on the 1918 flu in 2020. Professor Hilary Iris Lowe, Abigail Gruber, and Charlie Hersh will discuss their research and work on the history of the 1918 flu in Philadelphia. This work came out of a class Professor Lowe held in fall 2017, but is especially relevant today.

Watch this Zoom lecture presented by Temple Libraries on TUTV this Wednesday, March 10 at 1 and 9 p.m.

Charlie Hersh received both their MA in Public History and BA in Religion from Temple University. Their master’s thesis was titled “Sourcing Liberty: Using Artifacts to Teach about Religious Freedom.” Hersh has worked in a variety of Philadelphia’s museums including the National Museum of American Jewish History, the African American Museum in Philadelphia, and Carpenters’ Hall.

Abby Gruber is currently in the History PhD program at Temple University, where she focuses in Early America, Gender, the Atlantic World, and Public History. She received both her MA in History and BSEd in Secondary Social Studies Education from Millersville University near Lancaster, PA. During her time at Temple, Gruber served as the Allen Davis Fellow in Public History. Her fellowship allowed her to work on various projects, including the 1918 Spanish Flu project and the “Inequality in Bronze” Dinah Memorial Project at Stenton.

Hilary Iris Lowe is an associate professor in the History Department and has been at Temple since 2012. She teaches courses in U.S. cultural history, public history, and American studies. As public historian and teacher, she endeavors to engage students with the research projects to which she contributes.

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TUTV wants you to submit a new station jingle starting March 1!

Enter TUTV's Jingle Jam Contest

Enter TUTV's Jingle Jam Contest

Beginning March 1, Temple students can submit an original piece of music they composed to be our new station jingle! Our Jingle Jam contest will end with one contestant’s song being used as our permanent tune during station IDs. Please submit your jingle no later than March 24th to be considered. The composition should be 30-60 seconds long. The winner will be announced on April 2nd.

FAQs

Q: How long should the jingle be?

A: The jingle should be 30-60 seconds long.

Q: Do we have to include a video with the jingle to enter the Jingle Jam contest?

A: You can post and send a  video (e.g., music video) of the jingle to your Instagram story tagging @temple_tv or send the video to directly @temple_tv as a direct message. Or you can send an MP3 or MP4 file to the @temple_tv Instagram account.

 Q: Can we include other audio (song clip/beat, talking)?

A: Yes, feel free to be creative and have fun with it, as long as what is submitted is either an MP3 or MP4 file.

Q: Can you provide us with a previous jingle to reference?

A: There is no previous jingle to reference. This is the first time TUTV will have its own jingle.

Q: Can we submit more than one jingle?

A: Yes! You can submit more than one jingle. Go for it!

Q: Are you looking for a jingle that fits into TUTV’s brand or larger aesthetic?

A: The open-ended nature of this competition allows contestants the creativity and freedom of expression to decide what TUTV’s aesthetic is and what they think might appeal to our viewers. What does TUTV mean to you?

Q: How will the winner be decided?

A: Students will vote to pick the best jingle from one of three finalists selected by the judges. TUTV Management reserves the right to make the final decision on which submission wins.

Q: How do we vote on the winner?

A: Starting on March 22, voting will take place on the @temple_tv Instagram story. Turn on your post notifications to keep up to date!

Q: When will the winner be announced?

A: The winner of the contest will be announced April 2, 2021.

Q: What is the prize for the winning jingle?

A: The winner of the jingle contest will receive a Visa gift card.

Q: What does the release statement for the jingle entail?

A: The release statement gives TUTV permission to run the jingle for as long as it sees fit.

Q: Will I receive recognition/credit for creating the jingle?

A: Yes. Once a winner has been selected, TUTV will post about the jingle on their social media accounts.

Q: Are there any royalties that I will receive?

A: No. You will not receive any royalties for the jingle.

Q: Who do we contact if we have any questions about the contest?

A: If you have any questions, please reach out to Paul Gluck (pageone@temple.edu) or use the Contact form on the TUTV website.

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The Temp returns to TUTV Tuesday

The Temp: Episode 3

The Temp: Episode 3

Watch the premiere of a new season of The Temp, a student-produced news program which focuses on social, lifestyle, and political issues and strives to set itself apart from traditional news shows.

Anchors Nicolle Majette and Susan Thomas delve into e-sports, the vaccine rollout, the worst moments in 2020, and more.

Tune in to TUTV Tuesday, March 2 at 11:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. to watch the premiere of this program.

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Watch new LIVE Media Inside Out on Monday

Media Inside Out: Teens Online

Media Inside Out: Teens Online

Tune in to TUTV for a live edition of our media literacy program. In the latest episode of Media Inside Out, host Sherri Hope Culver tackles the topic of teens online from the perspective of the teens themselves, who join the show as guests to discuss online privacy, digital footprints, oversharing, and much more.

Watch it live at noon on Monday, March 1 and again at 8 p.m. that same day.

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Watch a new “Race in the Race” for the 2020 election

Race in the Race 2020

Race in the Race 2020

Dr. Molefi Kete Asante leads the discussion during this installment of Race in the Race, concerning on politics during the pandemic and issues of race in the upcoming Presidential, national, state, and local elections. For 13 years running, the Libraries and the Faculty Senate Committee on the Status of Faculty of Color have co-hosted this engaging series of panels on timely topics, featuring faculty from across the university.

Watch it on TUTV this Wednesday, February 24 at 1 and 9 p.m.

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Temple Update premieres first new show of the year this Thursday

Temple Update: December 3, 2020

Temple Update: December 3, 2020

Temple Update’s student reporters will return to TUTV beginning this week to cover the latest in campus news, the pandemic, and Temple sports in addition to the weekly forecast. Starting February 18, watch it live every Thursday at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Comcast 50 and Verizon 45 within Philadelphia city limits or online everywhere.

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Watch the full John Chaney Memorial Service on TUTV this week

John Chaney

John Chaney

If you missed the John Chaney Memorial Service last week, catch it on TUTV this Tuesday, February 16 at noon and 8 p.m. and again on Sunday, February 21 at 1 and 9 p.m.

Temple University held memorial services on Monday, February 8 for the late Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame coach John Chaney. Chaney died on January 29, 2021. He was 89.

Chaney was the head coach at Temple for 24 years. In twenty-three of those years, Temple played in the postseason tournaments including 17 NCAA tournament appearances. Under his leadership, the Owls made five trips to the Final Eight (1988, 1991, 1993, 1999 and 2001). He completed his coaching at Temple with a 516-252 record.

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Media Inside Out premieres new live episode Monday

Media Inside Out: Digital Literacy for the Elderly

Media Inside Out: Digital Literacy for the Elderly

In a new episode of Media Inside Out, host Sherri Hope Culver highlights the issue of senior citizens navigating our increasingly digital world. As society becomes more and more dependent on digital services, there must be an effort to create digital inclusion for older adults.

To help tackle this subject, Sherri invites guests Tobey Dichter, CEO of Generations on Line, a non-profit which helps seniors learn to use the internet and digital devices, and Loretta Geller, a senior citizen who is as adept at using the web as any millennial.

Tune in on Monday, February 8 at noon and 8 p.m. to watch the premiere of this program.

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Special edition of Temple Athletics will honor Coach Chaney

John Chaney

John Chaney

Tune in to Temple Athletics this Saturday for a look back on the life and legacy of Basketball Hall of Fame coach John Chaney, who passed away on Friday, January 29, 2021 at the age of 89.

Joining host Alexis Beckett will be special guests Fran Dunphy, Acting Director of Athletics and former Head Coach who succeeded Chaney; Jason Ivey, Director of Player Development for Temple Men’s Basketball and former player under Chaney; and John Baum, a Hall of Fame Temple player and radio analyst for Temple Basketball.

Don’t miss this edition of our weekly Saturday sports program. Tune in to TUTV at noon and 8 p.m. on February 6.

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Stream Temple’s Celebration of Life Service for Coach Chaney

John Chaney

Temple University will hold services on Monday, February 8 at 3 p.m. for the late Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame coach John Chaney. Chaney died on January 29, 2021. He was 89.

Chaney was the head coach at Temple for 24 years. In twenty-three of those years, Temple played in the postseason tournaments including 17 NCAA tournament appearances. Under his leadership, the Owls made five trips to the Final Eight (1988, 1991, 1993, 1999 and 2001). He completed his coaching at Temple with a 516-252 record.

Tune in below at 3 p.m. on Monday for a live stream of the Celebration of Life Service.

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Celebrate Black History Month with TUTV

Happy Black History Month

Happy Black History Month

TUTV will honor Black History Month by airing programming highlight African American history, culture or achievement.

Click on the title of the program below for more information. Visit this page again for an expanded schedule later in the month.

Black History Month Programming Schedule

Program Day Time
Black America Every Mon. 11:30 am, 7:30 pm
CaribNation Every Wed. 10:30 am, 6:30 pm
A History of Black Achievement in America Every Sun. 12:30 & 8:30 pm
Temple University Diversity Symposium Wed. 3 1 & 9 pm
Detroit Civil Rights Trilogy Thurs. 4 1:30 & 9:30 pm
759: Boy Scouts of Harlem Wed. 10 1 & 9 pm
I am a Man from Memphis Thurs. 11 1 & 9 pm
Black Lives Always Mattered! Panel Wed. 17  1 & 9 pm
A Conversation with Charles Barkley Thurs. 18 1:30 & 9:30 pm
Library Lecture: Race in the Race 2020 Wed. 24  1 & 9 pm
Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderson’s American Journey Tues. 23  1 & 9 pm
Sheer Good Fortune: Toni Morrison Thurs. 25 1:30 & 9:30 pm
Temple People: David Brown Thurs. 25 2:30 & 10:30 pm
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OwlSports Update is back for 2021!

OwlSports Update

OwlSports Update

TUTV’s weekly student-produced sports news program is back for the new year! New episodes will begin premiering every Thursday at noon and 8 p.m. starting February 4. Hear from your favorite sports anchors who will give you the latest on Temple athletics for the 2021 season!

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Watch a new episode of our late night talk show Saturday!

Temple Tonight

Temple Tonight

Host Alexa Vernice returns for a new episode of Temple Tonight, and so do a bunch of former hosts! Jay Thatchet, Jessica Pierce, Simon Jones, Rachel Green, and John Doe, all of whom served as host for the program in prior years, come back to share some tips on making it as Temple Tonight‘s main event.

Alexa covers the headlines, proposes a new holiday (“November Day”) and later interviews Breea Gillette, host and founder of Strength in She, a multimedia podcast that strives to highlight women bosses who are making a difference within their community and career path.

Watch the premiere of this episode on TUTV this Saturday, January 30 at 3:30 and 11:30 p.m.

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