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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.…

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.…

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.…

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.…

The students behind the spirit

Without pomp and circumstance, nearly 20 leaders came from afar and encircled the round table, each preparing a festival fit for a king. They could have ended with NASCAR simulators, but Nadine Mompremier, the royal chairperson for Homecoming 2006, didn’t stop there.…

Homecoming week raises glass of cheer to students

It’s sad when students associate spirit with booze before pep rallies, but this year’s Homecoming Committee plans to change that. But first, it had to change seats. For the first time ever, a student-run organization is running the show and is giving out shots of school spirit all week.…

Theater Preview

Can a play without a plot change the story in the Middle East? Tuesday, the Tyler School of Art will present “Six Actors In Search of a Plot,” both a Palestinian and Israeli theater initiative.…

MTV cleans your real world

Icebergs are sweating, the sky is falling and the ozone layer is Swiss cheese, and you still need a worthwhile reason not to take half-hour showers? General Electric and mtvU have unearthed 25,000 reasons to rally your classmates in joining you in the fight against global warming.…