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Professor rewrites the book on filmmaking

Since its debut 15 years ago, “Alternative Scriptwriting: Writing Beyond the Rules” has been a highly respected and widely-used text by screenwriters and screenwriting professors alike. Co-author of “Alternative Scriptwriting,” Jeff Rush, just happens to be a member of the university’s film and media arts faculty.…

Dancing off the beat

Scene 1: Lights up. Two men. Two women. Rigid dance moves. Whisper. Stretch. Female character likes male character. Male character lives with mother. She causes problems. Jealous. Jealous. Jealous. Did you understand that?…

Podcasting available in every classroom

This fall, students can now download podcasts of their lectures or classes due to a new program available to professors. Apreso Podcast, created by Anystream Inc., automatically records scheduled lectures and posts the recording as podcasts, available to students on the Internet.…

Double trouble in A-10

Mandi and Kasey Ruth are no strangers to the game of field hockey. The twin sisters have been playing the game since their elementary school days and have evolved into consistent contributors to the field hockey teams they’ve played on over the years.…

‘Sex’ Changes

With change comes uncertainty. This July, Temple Health Empowerment Office joined forces with Tuttleman Counseling and Prevention Services. For the past two years, THEO operated as an independent branch within Student Affairs.…

Giving new meaning to $25

Maybe you get up the nerve to ask that English major out, but when the big day rolls around the only thing left in your wallet is your OwlCard and you spent the last of your Diamond Dollars on a late night 7-Eleven run.…

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.…