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This ‘Rocky’ triumphs in a thong

Most high school introverts don’t find themselves acting on stage a few years later in a G-string thong. Then again, junior Raphael Falkoff does not lead the life of most. Falkoff has been a performer with Transylvanian Nipple Productions theater company in its “Rocky Horror Picture Show” shows for about two years.…

Alumna represents Canada in Miss World

The thought of competing in a beauty pageant never crossed her mind. She never liked dressing up, doing her hair or putting on makeup. While at Temple, she spent her time playing volleyball, jogging in Fairmount Park and going out in Old City.…

Shelter of Hope

Fifteen years ago, the vast majority of homeless persons were men. Today, however, women make up more than one-third of that population, according to a National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty report.…

Giving fans something to cheer about

Like any other college team, these athletes spend countless hours practicing, executing their plays perfectly, risking injury and endorsing school spirit in a vigorous battle for pride. But this team isn’t egocentric.…

Talking ’bout my generation debt

While everyone was looking the other way, that proverbial elephant in the room had morphed into a dinosaur – and promptly keeled over. Still answering to the name of Social Security, it is one of the main issues 26-year-old, Pulitzer-Prize nominee Anya Kamenetz will be examining Tuesday, Oct.…

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.…

Turning Japanese

Christopher George Wink, 20, has traveled all around the globe from Mexico to Africa. Born in New York and raised in Newton, N.J., Wink can now add Japan to his list of international excursions.…

Curious about George

Nothing sums up George Edberg’s character better than his own words, “I love Philadelphia, but I hate the city of Philadelphia.” An opponent of nepotism and bureaucracy, but a proponent of people, Edberg has dedicated his life and wealth to Temple University.…