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AUD Wheelchair Basketball Tournament raises funds, awareness

Two 5-on-5 teams rolled up and down the court in Pearson Hall. Fast passes, labored maneuvering and collapsing wheelchairs dominated the game. Coinciding with its purpose, Adaptation and Understanding for People with Disabilities – the organization that sponsored the event – soldiered on, overcoming the difficulties and acclimating to the environment.…

Philadelphia, Temple celebrates LGBT community

Spruce Street bustled with people. A man mounted a mechanical bull. The crowd cheered as he managed to cling to it for half a minute. Dressed in plastic platform shoes, another man joined in a chorus of “It’s a Beautiful Day in the Gayborhood.” A vintage flea market occupied 13th Street with its unusual oddities and period clothing.…

History of, life as a campus commuter

One hundred and twenty years ago, Russell Conwell founded Temple as a school for Philadelphia residents to commute to from their own backyards. One hundred and twenty years later, commuters still hold the majority in population.…