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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.…

‘Social Scene’ breaks in with Indie rockers here

The Electric Factory hosted another indie rock band Thursday to appeal to the “underground music” scene of Philadelphia. This time they hosted the relatively well-known indie rock super group from Canada, Broken Social Scene.…

For him, size doesn’t matter

Rory Roberts’ heart is pumping, hands sweating and voice is hoarse. The marooned 125-pound junior screams for help in the face of eight blade-wielding men, each grimacing methodically and looking to end it.…

Showcasing up-and-coming talent

Nearly every month, a crowd of about 200 people gather at the Rotunda in West Philadelphia, located at 4014 Walnut St., for the Big Art Show. On Sunday, Nov. 4, the event hosted 40 to 50 artists displaying their work along with four to five bands and performers.…

‘Valley Girl’ learns a lesson in UK

You’ve heard the stereotypes: Americans are gluttonous, Americans are loud and Americans have no manners. Unfortunately, I can’t help but agree with one part of the stigma: The average American speaks louder and communicates, both verbally and physically, with greater enthusiasm than his United Kingdom counterpart.…

+44 won’t add up for fans

Think back several years when Limp Bizkit disbanded and left blink-182 as the hottest band to dislike. But before the fallout, fans sang to such sardonic songs as “What’s My Age Again?,” and “Dammit,” believing they were in on the joke.…

In the dark about campus dangers

“Fire!” freshman Kristen Radcliffe screamed as loud as she could as she violently kicked and struggled against the five men that surrounded her outside 1812 Liacouras Walk. “Man, she’s crazy!” said one of the men, who scurried at the sound of Radcliffe’s surprising reaction, and left Radcliffe incredibly shaken, but thankfully unharmed and still in possession of her belongings.…

Sporting 76ers gear in style

Basketball season is finally upon us. When thinking of the 76ers, one of the most notable examples of their success is the pride of their fan following. These fans almost always sport the most bright and colorful 76ers gear, which they proudly wear to every game.…

Man’s best friend, bomb’s worst

The newest addition to Temple’s police force is extremely high maintenance. He has someone to brush his teeth, comb his hair and clip his toenails. But, for the things he is able to do, all of those amenities are well worth it.…