Posted April 18, 2017

Why are Temple's school colors cherry and white?

Members of the Cherry Crusade explain the history of Temple’s school colors.


Video Production: Gina Benigno and Louis Peluyera

Cherry and white: They’re the most famous colors at Temple, but where did they come from? Ever wonder how we got our school colors or who even selected them? You’re in luck, because we have the answers for you. Members of the Cherry Crusade, the university’s diehard student-fan section, share the history and meaning of Temple’s iconic cherry and white color scheme.