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Shelter of Hope

Fifteen years ago, the vast majority of homeless persons were men. Today, however, women make up more than one-third of that population, according to a National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty report.…

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.…

Giving fans something to cheer about

Like any other college team, these athletes spend countless hours practicing, executing their plays perfectly, risking injury and endorsing school spirit in a vigorous battle for pride. But this team isn’t egocentric.…

Winslet and Co. become children

Kate Winslet and her co-star, Patrick Wilson, sat down with “The Temple News” to discuss their new drama “Little Children,” as well as diversifying film roles and Hollywood hype. “The script was fantastic,” Winslet said.…

Adulterous suburban sex not so hot

If ever the pages of a novel felt like they were being projected onto a silver screen, that film would be “Little Children.” The film has many components found in strong literature: thorough character development, symbolism, a setting that comes to life and even a narrator.…

They say breaking up is hard to do

In the old days, it used to take some real effort. After dating someone for ‘x’ number of days, months or years, the only way to break it off was by face-to-face confrontation or by sending a letter and waiting a week for the horse-drawn mailman to deliver it.…

What’s French for ‘Where’s my money?’

“I see Paris, I see France, but I speak English” The bank machine had eaten my ATM card. I had been in Paris for only fifteen minutes when the worst of worst case scenarios came true: My access to money had vanished in a foreign country – one where I didn’t speak the language.…

‘iPod killer,’ desktop toys and cordless jump ropes

The new Zune is Microsoft’s attempt at releasing an “iPod killer.” Apparently it took Bill Gates and company five years to realize there was something to this iPod thing. The Zune features a 30GB hard drive and allows Zune users to wirelessly share content from one player to another.…

Texters send S.O.S. to docs

You always knew there was a reason why you left your cell phone on in class. Not just to showoff your latest Justin Timberlake ring tone, but to report on emergencies such as this one – and this one can’t wait.…

In ‘Retrospect,’ vintage is back

When people hear the word “vintage,” they either associate it with classic, one-of-a-kind finds or with used junk. But today, the world of secondhand shopping isn’t so black and white. Philadelphia has a wide selection of vintage stores that sell top fashions.…