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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.…

Sugar Mom’s a pierogie playground in Old City

“It was impossible to find this place, but I’m glad we did. This is definitely my new favorite bar,” a college-aged customer at Sugar Mom’s said. She had just finished work at one of Old City’s art galleries and spent 15 minutes circling the streets with her friends looking for Sugar Mom’s.…

Man shot near HSC subway station

SEPTA Police shot a 23-year-old black male on the Broad Street Line near Temple Hospital at the Allegheny Avenue station Wednesday afternoon, SEPTA spokesman Jim Whitaker said. The shooting, which occurred around 1 p.m., jammed up subway lines and slowed down dozens of confused Temple students and commuters for more than two hours.…

Whodunit Books melds history, mystery

It’s a scene quite typical for one of Abercrombie & Fitch’s notoriously sexy catalogs. A boy and girl are making out amid high shelves of dusty novels in a used books store, their limbs so entangled it’s hard to tell which belong to whom.…

Vamping up City Hall

When it’s time to pay a parking ticket, apply for a permit or access public records, Philadelphia’s City Hall is the place to be. But if Mayor Michael Nutter has anything to say about it, City Hall will be much more than a government building.…