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The psyche behind intramural sports

The sun sets behind Geasey Field as the first games of flag football commence. Playing on field A is team 501 Corp. against That Justice System Burns. The fields are a flurry of energy with two games going on, a field hockey practice and random footballs flying in every direction as players warm up.…

The Ladies of Elegance step into new year

Every Sunday at about 6 p.m. in Pearson Hall you’ll hear them stepping, clapping and snapping. They are the Ladies of Elegance Step Organization, and stepping is what they do. A few weeks ago they posted signs across campus announcing the time and place for those interested in trying out for the team.…

Students ahead in the business

After swimming in polluted waters off the coast of Singapore for 10 years and then seeing the pristine shore of Cape Cod, Mass., Brian Linton vowed to keep the beauty alive.…

Make it to class in 10 or else

Two classes back-to-back. One on the fifth floor of Ritter Annex, and the other on the ninth floor of Gladfelter Hall. Only 10 minutes in between to get there. “I’m always in a rush,” junior digital media art major Michael Tran said.…

Part-time job searches end in customer service

Just six weeks into his job at the campus bookstore, junior math major Michael Murrieta has already heard every four-letter word muttered under the breaths of disgruntled customers. “Everyone is paying hundreds of dollars for books,” Murrieta said.…

J&H icon tired of broke pattern

“It’s still ‘broke Tuesday,’ ya’ll,” the greeter said as he swiped the students’ cards in Johnson & Hardwick cafeteria. “Put your hand in the air if you broke. Remember, Diamond Dollars don’t count.…

‘Pride of the Cherry and White’

At the first football game of the season, 30,368 fans heard the beat of the Owls. They heard combined arrangements of woodwind, brass and percussion instruments worthy of crowd participation. The members of the Diamond Marching Band serve as musical cheerleaders for Temple athletics, while encompassing diversity, camaraderie and talent.…

Student directs Modest Mouse video

Joe Stakun is in demand. The 21-year-old film student’s resume includes interning for Ridley Scott, interviewing BMX superstar Mat Hoffman and working as a production assistant for Maroon 5. Now he can add directing a Modest Mouse video to his lengthy credentials.…