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Showcasing the dangers of drinking

In recognition of National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week, Campus Alcohol and Substance Awareness presented frozen scenes at the Bell Tower to show the dangers of drinking. Tiffany Johnson, one of the organizers of the event said, “CASA wanted to do something that people couldn’t ignore.” It was hard for students to ignore the facts splashed across poster boards and students acting out scenes, such as pretending to throw up after a night of binge drinking during the presentation on Oct.18.…

‘Invincible’ former Eagle Papale will visit Main Campus for lecture

Eagles-fan-gone-pro Vince Papale is coming to Temple and students aren’t alone in feeling pumped. “I’m jacked to the max about coming,” Papale said. “I’m very excited to be on Temple University’s campus.” Papale, who at age 30 set the record as the oldest rookie in NFL history to play without the college experience, is coming to Temple to talk about how he achieved his seemingly unobtainable dream.…

Robert Lana, 74, former chair of Psychology Dept.

Dr. Robert E. Lana, a longtime professor and department head of Temple’s psychology department, died Oct. 17 after battling respiratory and cardiac problems. He was 74 years old. Lana, who is survived by his wife, daughter and grandson, taught social psychology at Temple for more than 39 years before retiring in 2005.…

Jazz It Up

“You know man, people always sayin’ jazz is dead – but jazz is like roaches, you can’t kill it,” said saxophone legend Jimmy Heath with a cackle. That statement rang true last Tuesday night as the next generation of jazz, the Temple Jazz Band, joined Heath on stage for his 80th Birthday Hometown Celebration at the Kimmel Center’s Perelman Theater.…

Taste of Latin Culture

“Muchos Mundos, Una Gente” or “Many Worlds, One People,” is the theme for Latino Heritage Month, which kicked off earlier this month. This theme was meant to highlight the diverse regions and cultures that Latinos come from, said Michael Freeman, director of the Latino Heritage Month Planning Committee.…

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’.…

Jazz Review: ORTLIEB’S JAZZHAUS

Discover one of Philly’s greatest un-kept secret nuzzled in the heart of Northern Liberties. Ortlieb’s Jazzhaus, located at 847 N. 3rd St., is a sultry, sophisticated scene for jazz neophytes and a great outing for any day of the week.…