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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.…

Taking it to the streets

Every day at 9:30 a.m., Bill Zacharatos, 33, from Upper Darby, Pa., drives up Norris Street and parks his lunch truck, The Creperie, in the same spot between 12th and 13th streets.…

Minding your business- Lunch truck fanatic? I am

I am a fan of the lunch trucks. You could even say I’m a diehard. Ever since I decided to neglect my meal plan freshman year and seek out more, ah, tasty food, I’ve been drawn in by the aromas of the lunch trucks.…

Ancient Art of Tea

We had to take off our shoes at the door of the shofuso, so it took some time to get used to the smell of all those feet shuffling across the tatami mats.…

Lessons in London

LONDON – Studying abroad is like trying a new food. You’re not really sure what you’re going to get, but you’re still willing to throw down the money and take a chance, simply because you’re tired of the tried and true soda-burger-fries routine and need something new at the table.…

A market of generations

In an era centered on the convenience of supermarkets, malls and department stores, it seems that small specialty shops are a thing of the past. But South Philly’s 9th Street Italian Market, the largest and oldest outdoor market in the United States, is as strong as it was 100 years ago.…

Brace yourself. Leggings are back.

Brace yourself. Leggings are back. And they are no longer just worn by Suzanne Somers in 80s aerobics videos, but will be the basis of many fall fashion choices. Made up of a cotton-Lycra blend, creating a soft spandex feel and without the stirrup, the new leggings reach about 7 or 8 inches above the ankle.…

Fashion rewind

Hairspray bands languished in the ’80s, but their frilly fashion trends traveled through a time warp to your closets today. From skinny jeans to cinched waists, these styles are making a comeback on campus, circa now.…

Students make the grade

In the past when selecting classes for the upcoming semester, the only precautionary method students could take was to ask a friend about the course. Is the teacher hard? Is the class worth it?…