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School of Rock

It begins as any other science lab would, with attendance. Luckily, everyone is here, and dressed for the weather. As you look around the musty science lab, no one seems very excited.…

Q & A: Steven A. Grasse

Steven A. Grasse has insisted for weeks that he’s completely serious about getting the British government to pay back $58 trillion in colonialism reparations. After talking to “The Temple News,” it’s clear that he’s not.…

To see Barker, the price is always right

Your chance to enjoy one of the great American college experiences will soon be lost. Bob Barker, the legendary host of the famed game show “The Price is Right”, is set to retire in June.…

A ‘Price’-less experience

I lived on the streets of Los Angeles for nearly 30 hours during my spring break to hear three simple words: Come on down. A group of five Temple students, including myself, went to Los Angeles with the goal of trying to get on one of America’s highest rated daytime game shows: “The Price is Right”.…

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.…

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.…

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.…