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Bucking the trend this Spring Fling

Kegs and eggs, Polish happy hours, case races and keg kills are a few of the ways that Temple students start the glorious day of Spring Fling off “right.” In recent years, it has become common knowledge around campus that the key to a successful Spring Fling is pounding back the alcohol fast and early.…

Get ‘Real’ Philly

Seven strangers, picked to live in a house – for the 20th time. Casting directors from Bunim/Murray Productions, producers of MTV’s “The Real World,” are coming to Philadelphia on Saturday to scope out who the city has to offer for season 20, scheduled to begin taping this fall.…

Snow Problem

Razed from the nearest nimbostratus cloud some 6,000 feet overhead, a gang of snowflakes plunges to the streets, disrupting traffic and the ability to stand, but alas, not morning class.Join the snow fort.…

Contest showcases students’ business savvy

An “American Idol” copycat made its way to Philadelphia, but in this competition the contestants were not asked to sing. Instead, 32 students from eight area colleges tested their business savvy in the first annual Philadelphia’s Entrepreneur Idol.…

Get down the right way on St. Patty’s

There are the straight edge folk and then there are the hardcore lushes, but therein lies the category of people who only drink when a special occasion not only calls, but screams.…

No need to feel green on holiday

Saint Patrick’s Day is associated with everything Irish, but those who lack Irish heritage are not to be left out of the festivities that come with the holiday. The people of Ireland are described as the “friendly Irish” and their culture is referred to as a “warm hospitality.” Irish culture is celebrated every year on Saint Patrick’s Day, the one day that everyone, regardless of heritage, has a chance to be Irish.…

On the recycling bandwagon

Before tossing a soda can into the regular garbage bin, consider putting it in a container with Temple’s 23 tons of weekly recyclable material. The addition could help Temple win this year’s RecycleMania, a 10-week program geared toward increasing recyclable materials collected per capita on a college campus.…

Stedman Graham teaches youth to ‘Move Without The Ball’

Recognized for his relationship with daytime talk show host Oprah Winfrey, Stedman Graham, a motivational author and chief executive officer of Stedman Graham & Associates, a Chicago-based management and marketing firm, will come to North Philadelphia in an attempt to inspire local high school students.…

Bitter hearts unite

Many will feel happy, some sad and others indifferent; but, Valentine’s Day will come and all will have to accept it. People without someone special can sometimes feel out of place and out of touch in this “love fest.” Some even go on to hate the holiday all together.…