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Parkin’ dirty in the Lot

The dirt lot: Temple’s mecca for students uninterested in shelling out money for parking. Or, maybe I should capitalize it – the Dirt Lot. It deserves that. It deserves the best I can give it, as it provides a safe haven for my car as long as I need to store it there.…

Round 1: Ellipse vs. Treadmill

Hitting up the IBC for some physical fitness is not a bad idea, considering the fee is already included in tuition, but when faced with a row of treadmills and a sea of elliptical machines, it may be hard to decide which option is better.…

Searching for Untruths

Fibs, palters, prevaricates and forswears – all flowery ways of describing the same dirty deed: lying. “That sweater is so flattering on you,” “Don’t worry, this will only sting for a second” or the always popular, “Hey Mom, we’re going out to the movies.” Let’s face it.…

Minding your business: All-nighter: more than books

It always happens when you least expect it, especially when you’re forgetful like I am. You already have a 10-page paper on Bobcat Goldthwait’s relationship with Nikki Cox due tomorrow. On the same day you have a 12-minute presentation on your Uncle Lester, who served in Desert Storm as an outhouse cleaner.…

‘iPod killer,’ desktop toys and cordless jump ropes

The new Zune is Microsoft’s attempt at releasing an “iPod killer.” Apparently it took Bill Gates and company five years to realize there was something to this iPod thing. The Zune features a 30GB hard drive and allows Zune users to wirelessly share content from one player to another.…

Minding your business- Case of Quizzo cheats solved

I’m not your typical college student. Sure, I’m ridiculously attractive and overwhelmingly cool, more so than most other college students, but that’s not at all what I’m talking about. It’s the bar scene that sets me apart from most.…

Minding your business- Lunch truck fanatic? I am

I am a fan of the lunch trucks. You could even say I’m a diehard. Ever since I decided to neglect my meal plan freshman year and seek out more, ah, tasty food, I’ve been drawn in by the aromas of the lunch trucks.…