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Fraternity shuffle on Broad Street

Locked and boarded up since July for renovations, Pi Lambda Phi’s fraternity house, located at 2000 N. Broad St., is not expected to reopen until fall 2007. Many renovations need to be made, according to Gary Sanders, director of Pi Lambda Phi’s chapter operations.…

When bowling, ’strike’ for style

You won’t find any scuffed up bowling shoes in Center City’s Lucky Strike. The bowling alley, which opened in mid-June, is pioneering a new stylish bowling movement within Philadelphia nightlife. Located at 1336 Chestnut St., right next to Olive Garden, the Lucky Strike display lights up Chestnut Street with its large bowling pin and X’s, which represent strikes.…

Frat switches houses, moves closer to campus

At the beginning of the semester, the fraternity brothers of Alpha Epsilon Pi have made Sigma Phi Epsilon’s former fraternity house on Broad Street their new home. Fraternity brothers said they hope the new location will provide them with more space for their growing membership.…

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.…

Interim provost says he has no plans to keep the job

When President Ann Weaver Hart was appointed this summer, the university was also immediately faced with the task of filling another high level administrative position.Ira Schwartz, Temple’s Provost of four years, retired July 1, creating a vacancy for the position.…

Student Groups Help Create Union Proposal

Despite the ongoing conflict between many AlliedBarton security officers and their employers, the officers have begun manning the front desk at off-campus apartments in University Village this summer. Since the fall of 2005, AlliedBarton security officers have been attempting to create a union to better their wages, benefits and working conditions with the help of student organizations.…

Temple ranks in top 50 colleges for African-Americans

The September 2006 issue of “Black Enterprise Magazine,” a notable source of business news for African-Americans, ranks Temple one of the Top Fifty Colleges for African-Americans. Temple placed 41st on the list, but ranked amongst the top five colleges with the highest percentage of African-American enrollment-about 20 percent-in its tuition bracket.…

Saving ‘Face’ after a privacy mishap

“The other day when I logged on I saw someone was talking about me on it and someone … this kid I barely knew, but he friended me on Facebook and was having a conversation with a friend of mine … asking him how he knew me and they were going back and forth talking about me… Sound like the beginnings of a spat over he said/she said gossip?…