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Brews and bruises for an MTV ‘Jackass’

MTV’s poster boy for inane pranks walks into a suite at the Four Seasons Hotel in Center City and immediately asks his assistant for a beer out of the mini-bar. He’s wearing tattered pants that are cut off at the ankles and an equally ragged cardigan emblazoned with the “Jackass” skull logo.…

Mosaic of Moscow

Thirty-five sponsors and 15 performing organizations, all from the Philadelphia region, came together on Sept. 9 to help celebrate life and spread Russian culture with the fourth-annual Russian Mosaic Festival at Penn’s Landing.…

Avenue North set to open

Anticipating its Oct. 15 completion date for construction, some stores in the Avenue North complex will open their doors by Nov. 1, according to Brandon Dixon, asset manager for Tower Investments, a Philadelphia-based development company.…

STOMPED

The field hockey team’s offense exploded for nine points this weekend, but in the end, it was the defense that had coach Amanda Janney most impressed. The Owls opened the weekend beating Monmouth, 6-1, Saturday on the road and then topped Fairfield, 3-0, at Geasey Field Sunday.…

Altered policy causes debate

Last week, when Harvard University announced that it would end its early admissions policy in an attempt to balance out student diversity and expand financial aid, many officials at colleges and universities across the country regarded the move as controversial and even unnecessary.…

Campus Notes

Facebook not just for coeds anymore In a change announced last week, Facebook.com, a social networking Web site, announced that it would now allow non-school networks onto the site. Previously, the only way to be a part of the network was to have a valid university e-mail address.…

Temple Pres. on Wheel of Fortune

Senior Raysean Hogan’s dream of appearing on television is finally being recognized. The Temple Student Government President is appearing on an upcoming episode of Wheel of Fortune. Hogan’s journey began when his grandmother urged him to apply to be on the long running game show.…

1300 flood causes damage to student rooms

Students returning from the Labor Day weekend found themselves stranded outside 1300 residence hall Sept. 4 evening when a sprinkler on the second floor was triggered. Witnesses say the building’s fire alarm went off at a little after 5 p.m.…