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What was set to be a big weekend for Temple baseball turned into a big wash out. Three of the Owls’ four games last week were cancelled due to heavy rainfall over Philadelphia.…

Campaigning change, but for whom?

Regardless of political party, every candidate in this presidential election is running under the banner of change. In a time when Americans seek recovery from the last dreadful eight years of the Bush administration, any candidate offering a sharp contrast to Bush will do.…

Beer Week is proof that Philly loves us and wants us to be happy

Most Philadelphians are familiar with the city’s biannual Restaurant Week, but this year, fans of festivals can embrace something new – Philly Beer Week. From March 7-16, Philadelphia – which was recently named the best beer-drinking city in America by beer journalist Don Russell, otherwise known as “Joe Sixpack” – invites residents and tourists to taste tradition made within 50 miles of City Hall.…

Name that president

History professor Ralph Young can’t forget the time Jay Leno went to Beverly Hills. “He was asking people when women got the right to vote in America,” Young recalled. “These women in their fur coats and expensive cars – none of them knew the answers.…

Former U.S. President Clinton speaks at Penn

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton gave the opening address of a two day conference on inequality at the University of Pennsylvania this morning. “In the last decade, inequality has returned with a vengeance, and it has a racial aspect,” Clinton told an audience of more than 500 to open the Kerner Plus-40 symposium.…

Speaking of Black History: Terrence Howard visited Main Campus to talk about his career and life

Terrence Howard wants you to know he’s a narcissist. The Academy Award-nominated actor told a packed Mitten Hall last night that he believes “there is nobody more important in this world than Terrence Dashon Howard.” The initially disarming statements, however, were part of Howard’s larger message of self-empowerment directed at young people.…

Be sure to file your FAFSA

Junior marketing and advertising major Steve Strauser sat back in his chair at the TECH Center looking wary. “I was getting financial aid based on my parents’ income, which pretty much stays the same every year,” Strauser said.…