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Can’t Buy You Love

Walking into your apartment-style dorm, the lights are off and tiny candles are lit. The pleasant, familiar smell of Ramen noodles is in the air. As you drop your book bag at the dining room table, you’re careful not to crush the inspired, yet faux red rose pedals strewn across the floor.…

Will you be my husband?

Everybody gets something on Valentine’s Day. Singles get depressed, secret admirers get brave, lovers get cards, chocolates and sometimes, if the mood is right, hitched. But with equal opportunity being the new social paradigm, the question now is which party gives the ring.…

Hearts and crafts: Last-minute gifting

Unlike birthdays and Christmas, Valentine’s Day is not about buying your significant other what he or she wants. It’s about celebrating a relationship and expressing how much that person means to you.…

Gloomy at Grammys

For many recording artists, a Grammy nomination is considered the pinnacle of their career. Temple student Edwin Cornell McKnight thinks of it as just the beginning. McKnight, a senior accounting major, sings bass for The Dixie Hummingbirds, a pioneering gospel group that has been around since the 1920s.…

‘Til Class Do Us Part

While many students find themselves juggling part-time jobs with full-time course loads, some students plan for the big day – and that doesn’t mean graduation. Love is definitely in the air for students who are engaged and planning their wedding days right alongside their 15-credit semester.…

Play your tonsil hockey indoors

Holding hands, a kiss on the cheek: expressing affection toward your partner is an integral part of a healthy relationship. But when couples insist on sharing their love in public, harmless TLC can quickly morph into annoying PDA.…

Bitter hearts unite

Many will feel happy, some sad and others indifferent; but, Valentine’s Day will come and all will have to accept it. People without someone special can sometimes feel out of place and out of touch in this “love fest.” Some even go on to hate the holiday all together.…

In engineering, females tackle gender diversity

Junior electrical engineering major Brittany Fleming is among the 113 female undergraduates and graduates enrolled in the College of Engineering. As of the 2006-2007 school year, 85.9 percent of the undergraduates and graduates enrolled in the College of Engineering are male.…

Packing may not lead to shacking

wear clean shirts and pressed pants. Girls get facials from a spa, wax the legs and put on a wonder bra. Both use mouthwash and toothpaste, but should they bring a condom just incase?…