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A-10 crowns elude two squads

The 14-team fields at the Atlantic Ten Conference Championships were not too friendly to the men’s and women’s cross country teams. Both teams finished 13th in their respective 14 races Saturday at the A-10 Championships, held at Schenley Park in Pittsburgh.…

Seven alums receive call to the Hall

The walls of McGonigle Hall are covered with portraits of athletes inducted into the university’s Hall of Fame. Seven more faces can now be added to those walls. Kevin Ross, Dr.…

Without seniors, juniors set to lead squad

The fencing team is missing something. Experience. The Owls, who finished 19-5 last season, return nine fencers this season. The other half of the team is composed of freshmen. Without any seniors on the team, junior Samantha Myles said the team expects her and the Owls’ three other juniors, Sabre fencer Kristine Jones and Epee fencers Brianna Ferrara and Marla Nacey, to be leaders.…

Duo of opposites shine

It’s not uncommon for Temple students to be approached by homeless people asking for money. In fact, it happens quite frequently. But as a force of habit, you either shrug them off, or give them any dime or quarter to get them off your back.But how many people ever stop to listen to what they have to say?…

Death Cab rocks Tower

As my first time at a Death Cab for Cutie show, I expected to just sit in my seat, relax and enjoy. To my luck, my expectations were too modest as they provided a quality rock and roll show Thursday, Oct.…

Community rallies for collection

He turned down the Library of Congress.To the former President of Nigeria, Nnamdi Azikiwe, he politely declined. Even his alma mater, Pennsylvania State University, couldn’t persuade Charles L. Blockson to donate his storied collection of African American historical items dating back to 1581.But in 1982, one institution persuadedBlockson.That institution?…

Park lives up to ‘land of dead’

Two thousand years ago today, the Celts, who occupied much of the United Kingdom, created the day we now know as Halloween. For the Celts, Oct. 31 was the day the worlds between the dead and the living met, and the ghosts of the dead were allowed to return to earth.…

Bouncing Back

Only fairy tales are supposed to end this way. In her final home game sporting a Cherry and White uniform, field hockey’s Megan Hannahoe re-directed a rebound for a game-winning goal to lift the Owls to a 1-0 double overtime win against Saint Louis at Geasey Field Sunday.…

TSG celebrates the success of “1K”

The applause began slowly, initiated by a couple of representatives seated toward the back of Kiva Auditorium. As Temple Student Government Vice President of Student Affairs Juan Galeano approached the microphone at the general assembly meeting Oct.…

Jazz Review: Chris’ Jazz Cafe

Chris’ Jazz Cafe, at 1421 Sansom St., has one goal: to make people happy. “We like to offer everybody something, regardless of the cost, or what their scene is,” said Chris Farrell, the beverage manager at Chris’.…