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Get down the right way on St. Patty’s

There are the straight edge folk and then there are the hardcore lushes, but therein lies the category of people who only drink when a special occasion not only calls, but screams.…

Lines may ‘pickup’ or letdown

Her legs must be tired, and he wants to rearrange the alphabet. She’s been running through his mind all day, and if he rearranged the alphabet he’d make sure ‘U’ and ‘I’ were together.…

Etiquette for an achoo

The next time you feel a tingle in your nostrils and you get the urge to sneeze, instead of trying to keep your eyes open to see if they pop out of your head (they won’t), keep your ears open.…

A night to remember that you might forget

On my 21st birthday I broke the cup holders in my SUV limo, chased my camera batteries all over the dance floor and made out with one of my brother’s best friends.…

Walk – and listen – at own risk

The world looks totally different when you have a soundtrack to your daily street pattern. People around you seem to be moving in sync to the beat of “Superfreak.” Then you transport yourself to a happy place where Shakira is dancing or John Lennon is imagining a better world.…

Contest showcases students’ business savvy

An “American Idol” copycat made its way to Philadelphia, but in this competition the contestants were not asked to sing. Instead, 32 students from eight area colleges tested their business savvy in the first annual Philadelphia’s Entrepreneur Idol.…

A ‘Price’-less experience

I lived on the streets of Los Angeles for nearly 30 hours during my spring break to hear three simple words: Come on down. A group of five Temple students, including myself, went to Los Angeles with the goal of trying to get on one of America’s highest rated daytime game shows: “The Price is Right”.…

On the recycling bandwagon

Before tossing a soda can into the regular garbage bin, consider putting it in a container with Temple’s 23 tons of weekly recyclable material. The addition could help Temple win this year’s RecycleMania, a 10-week program geared toward increasing recyclable materials collected per capita on a college campus.…

Stedman Graham teaches youth to ‘Move Without The Ball’

Recognized for his relationship with daytime talk show host Oprah Winfrey, Stedman Graham, a motivational author and chief executive officer of Stedman Graham & Associates, a Chicago-based management and marketing firm, will come to North Philadelphia in an attempt to inspire local high school students.…

Senior takes an ‘Avenue’ less traveled

Impending graduates may have trouble finding a job. So instead, Toyin Awesu created her own. With her strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit, the senior journalism major is editor in chief and publisher of “Avenue Report,” a quarterly magazine set to launch in April and transform the way black men are portrayed.…