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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.…

Think in the box

It’s probably a sign that something’s gotten really big when your 57-year-old mother asks you, “Did you see that video on YouTube?” With more than 10 million hits on YouTube, Saturday Night Live’s uncensored version of “My D— in a Box,” a video featuring SNL cast member Andy Samberg and Justin Timberlake, is the definition of “big.” It’s even got its own Wikipedia entry.…

Delivering ponies, anything for a buck

College employment opportunities are limited to the droves of undergrad students still working toward their first university degree. Students can be found staffing restaurants, re¬tail shops and clothing stores all around Phila¬delphia.…

Homework assignment leads to poker tourney, Playstation 3

Without camping out in a parking lot or paying upward of $1000 on eBay, chances of scoring a Playstation 3 this year are pretty slim. But there is one exception: The winner of a student-run poker tournament will walk away with one of the season’s most-demanded items at the cost of $35.…

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.…