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Homework assignment leads to poker tourney, Playstation 3

Without camping out in a parking lot or paying upward of $1000 on eBay, chances of scoring a Playstation 3 this year are pretty slim. But there is one exception: The winner of a student-run poker tournament will walk away with one of the season’s most-demanded items at the cost of $35.…

Professors finding it hard to sniff out brown nosers

It’s as common in the classroom as reading, writing and arithmetic: a teacher’s pet. An eager student appeasing a teacher with an answer is a discourse often viewed as “sucking up.” For many students at Temple, showing off with a raised hand is not a genuine academic inquiry, but rather an equation that doesn’t add up.…

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.…

Guys find safety and style in feminine jeans

Guys have always been trying to get into girls’ pants – just not like this. Searching through the clothes racks at H&M – or just through their sisters’ closets, some men have crossed over to the world of cross-dressing … sort of.…

British women stay lean

America has its Nicole Richie. Britain has its Victoria Beckham. It’s like a union of two powerful countries: Nicky and Vicky, like the United States and the United Kingdom, together forever till death do them part – which, unless they start eating, might just happen.…

Making up for those tiny flaws

A few issues ago, we discussed tips for clothes and hygiene on the go. But for some people, it’s all about the glamour. So if you really want to look fresh and awake, or you just don’t like to leave the house looking undone, makeup is key.…

Wawa: Convenient eats with local flavor

Wawa is the only gas station and convenience store popular enough to have hundreds of Facebook groups singing its praise. In fact, there are four Temple groups for the convenience store chain.…

DAY TRIPPIN’: Washington D.C.

The White House, Georgetown and fancy restaurants oozing with politicians and suits may make it seem like there is no way to have a good time without spending more than $100 in Washington, D.C.…