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Alum keeps eye on city pols

Stalberg for his storied 34-year newspapering career. Not one syllabus could’ve clued him in to how to react when a friend and columnist at the “Philadelphia Daily News” was robbed of his life, or how to get Mayor Frank Rizzo to agree to a polygraph test he would later flunk, snatching for the paper, a hot story.But for someone who happened to “fall into” journalism, Stalberg has done OK.…

Senior takes an ‘Avenue’ less traveled

Impending graduates may have trouble finding a job. So instead, Toyin Awesu created her own. With her strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit, the senior journalism major is editor in chief and publisher of “Avenue Report,” a quarterly magazine set to launch in April and transform the way black men are portrayed.…

Name Calling

As a child, Farra Kwiatkowski was more than just frustrated having to correct people after they mispronounced her name. “When I was a little kid, I use to get embarrassed because I had to keep saying it,” the junior psychology and pre-nursing double major said.…

Gloomy at Grammys

For many recording artists, a Grammy nomination is considered the pinnacle of their career. Temple student Edwin Cornell McKnight thinks of it as just the beginning. McKnight, a senior accounting major, sings bass for The Dixie Hummingbirds, a pioneering gospel group that has been around since the 1920s.…

Will you be my husband?

Everybody gets something on Valentine’s Day. Singles get depressed, secret admirers get brave, lovers get cards, chocolates and sometimes, if the mood is right, hitched. But with equal opportunity being the new social paradigm, the question now is which party gives the ring.…

Ad challenge lands seniors on CBS show

A pair of Temple students had a chance to win the most coveted airtime spot in America. Senior communications major, Alison Burnette collaborated with Kamilah Dubard, a senior advertising major, last September to create an original ad that they would enter into the Chevy Super Bowl Ad Challenge.…

Sweating out a Philly challenge

Let me be frank, I’m not glowing. It’s sweat – beads of it – seeping though almost every glandular pore and onto the King and Queen. For the last couple weeks I’ve been flipping out, trying to do my part to make Temple’s student body the leanest in the city.…

Packing may not lead to shacking

wear clean shirts and pressed pants. Girls get facials from a spa, wax the legs and put on a wonder bra. Both use mouthwash and toothpaste, but should they bring a condom just incase?…

Four-week fitness contest is in the cards

In a city famous for cheesesteaks and ranked one of the nation’s fattest, about 100 Temple students will take on the challenge to lose weight and aid the university in hopes of being named “Philly’s Fittest College”.…

Alumna captures Darfur with art

Debra Kapnek wants people to act. Inspired by stories and photographs taken by Brian Steidle, a former U.S. Marine stationed in Darfur, Sudan, the Temple alumna created “Out of Africa,” a collection of paintings of the Darfur region in the East African nation, where more than 400,000 people have been killed and 2 million more have been displaced, according to United Nations officials.…