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More than 30 inches of snow fell in the Philadelphia area during the Blizzard of 1996. More than 1 million people crowded the Benjamin Franklin Parkway to witness Pope John Paul II’s 1979 visit.…

Fall TV preview, what not to watch

A fade to black. The shimmering stars come out. It appears they’re moving – dancing, if you will. And then, you realize they’re not really stars. This can only mean one thing: it’s premiere week.…

Summer pop music favorites fail to compete with past or impress

Every summer has an anthem. The typically overplayed, yet undoubtedly-catchy song can usually sum up those summertime memories. For example, Gwen Stefani had everyone shouting “Hollaback Girl” in 2005. Natasha Bedingfield told us to release our inhibitions in last year’s “Unwritten.” And then there was the summer of 2007.…

Freshmen focus on balancing parties and academics

Part Three of an ongoing series. As the semester comes to a close, “The Temple News” tracked down three of four freshmen we’ve profiled during the past school year as they recap their experiences from their first year of college as Temple Owls.…

Evolved Owls ready to pass on the torch

The end of the semester not only means finals for the Temple Student Government executives, but it also signifies the parting of ways of Student Body President Raysean Hogan, Vice President of Academic Affairs Priya Patel and Juan Galeano, the vice president of Student Affairs and student body president-elect.…

Temple community welcomes Hart at inauguration

var uslide_show_id = “d2ee6817-06fd-4587-b1a7-c3e3a0a5c597”;var slideshowwidth = “468”;var linktext = “Click here to open our slideshow”; President Ann Weaver Hart was officially installed as Temple’s ninth president today. More than 130 delegates from universities, academic societies and professional organizations throughout the country attended the inauguration in the Liacouras Center.…

Plans set in motion for inauguration

University President Dr. Ann Weaver Hart, Temple’s first female president, will be officially inaugurated Thursday – more than 10 months after the Board of Trustees elected her to office. “It’s not at all unusual for the inauguration to take place months later,” said Ray Betzner, director of communications.…