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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.…

Horror at the movies

Past the acres of diamonds lies a Pearl. But is it as precious as it was hoped to be? Pearl Theatre, located in the new $100 million Avenue North complex, is the first movie theater to open in North Philadelphia in almost four decades, but on the night of Dec.…

Playing the waiting game

Marketed as the most realistic game console, the Playstation 3 had attracted an unreal amount of people in the days leading up to its release. From Monday Nov. 13 to its release date Friday Nov.17, people lined outside the Best Buy on 2300 S.…

Taking on Ben Franklin Bridge

Runners lined up at the Ben Franklin Bridge warming their hands, ready to make rush hour at 8 a.m. last Sunday. Three thousand one hundred runners and walkers came to participate in the AmeriHealth Ben Franklin Bridge Challenge – a 10-kilometer race benefiting the Larc School for students with disabilities in Bellmawr, NJ.…

The Roots rock McGonigle

As should be expected from Temple, the doors that claimed to be opened by 7 p.m. were really opened closer to 8. Needless to say, Saturday night was a gorgeous 47 degrees with the ghastly wind making it feel more like 38 degrees.…

Closeted costumes

Halloween is the only time of the year when people can morph into someone – or something – other than themselves. Taking advantage of it can be fun – but with midterms looming, it’s easy to forget about preparing a costume.…

Helping Hands unite to set campus record

A huddle of about 1,000 students met at the Bell Tower Saturday morning to receive an earful from retired men’s basketball coach John Chaney. He commended everybody for being a part of a new Temple record – and no, it wasn’t a game of 500-on-500 basketball.…