Temple University has a variety of student-run media. These outlets are excellent resources for up-to-date news about the campus community. Student media is also a major professional development resource for students entering media fields.
- The Temple News has been the paper of record for the Temple University community since it first printed as Temple University Weekly on Sept. 19, 1921. The award-winning student publication, editorially independent of Temple, now publishes every Tuesday. The Temple News distributes 5,000 printed copies, free of charge, to the university’s five primary locations in the Delaware Valley, including Main Campus, Center City, Health Sciences, Ambler, and the Tyler School of Art. The newsroom is located in Room 243 of the Howard Gittis Student Center.
- Award-winning yearbook.
- Employs 15 managers and 30 writers.
WHIP, an acronym that stands for We Have Infinite Potential, is Temple University’s student-run Internet radio station. It exists to provide students with the opportunity to learn about the radio profession and practice their craft in a studio on campus in Temple’s TECH Center. Whether you’re live on the air, in the studio producing a show or a commercial or out at a local business selling an advertisement, you’ll get hands-on radio experience in a deadline-driven enviroment. WHIP also gets increased visibility in a top-five media market as one of iHeartRadio’s top college radio stations.
In an effort and commitment to teach and develop students at one of the world’s most diverse universities, WHIP’s varied broadcast lineup features everything from early-morning news and entertainment to sports and a number of musical genres.