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Trendy bargains on thrift store tour

Anyone in search of a thrift store with a wide-ranging selection will not find it in South Philly. Only a 30-minute ride on the 23 bus will bring you to unimaginable thrift store havens.…

Plan calls 10,000 men to action

“It’s a new day!” nearly 50 men shouted in unison. People gathered in the lobby of the Liacouras Center last Monday, Oct. 15, to hear several speakers discuss an action plan for the “survival of the African-American community.” As the speakers took their turns at the podium, those behind them and in the audience stood and nodded their heads in agreement, one sporting a “Peace, No Guns” T-shirt.…

Temple Recognizes Sputnik’s Timely Relevance

Sputnik sparked ambition in America 50 years ago. Its anniversary calls for moments of reflection. On behalf of the event, Temple looks back at our past and forward at our future.…

Secrets of pledging a sorority

Nicole Gordon, Chiara Brunori and Swee Shankar hurried down Liacouras Walk at 4:50 on Monday, Sept. 23, nervously chatting to one another. The three freshmen were on their way to the first sorority recruitment meeting.…

A fresh look at frat life

Coming into college with images of Animal House, Old School, and American Pie running through my mind, I no doubt had pre-conceived notions about fraternities. Looking absolutely clueless, there I was standing in J&H, tray in hand, looking for a seat that was surrounded by empty ones, to avoid the awkwardness of sitting next to a stranger.…

Philadelphia, Temple celebrates LGBT community

Spruce Street bustled with people. A man mounted a mechanical bull. The crowd cheered as he managed to cling to it for half a minute. Dressed in plastic platform shoes, another man joined in a chorus of “It’s a Beautiful Day in the Gayborhood.” A vintage flea market occupied 13th Street with its unusual oddities and period clothing.…

The most popular Facebook groups in the Temple network

It’s no secret that college students love Facebook. Most can attest to spending hours browsing through friends, photos and joining groups. But have you ever wondered which groups are most popular in your network?…