Opinion

Artist’s work: ‘Blessed Art’ not

When a work of art becomes so available to the public that it cannot be avoided, the critic in everyone comes out. This is the case with North Carolina artist Kate Kretz, who has become famous overnight – or at least her latest painting has.…

SNL breaks tradition, keeps balance

“How do we keep our balance? That I can tell you in one word: tradition,” said Tevye, the lead character from “Fiddler on the Roof.” I, much like Tevye, believe that we maintain our balance through tradition.…

Celebs too, can make mistakes

What happened to that pleasant Koosh ball-slinging, “cutie patootie”-calling woman the American public knew as Rosie O’Donnell? In her recent mudslinging feud with Donald Trump, she has done nothing but cement herself as the judgmental warmonger of the celebrity world.…

Why we should be tuning in to TU-TV

It is no secret that Temple’s communications program is one of the best on the East Coast. But that is a hard pill to swallow when a smaller university in our own city is overshadowing our department.…

For our athletes, ball’s in political court

My fellow Philadelphians, a great tragedy occured during winter break: 76ers guard Allen Iverson was traded to the Denver Nuggets. Depending on who you ask, Iverson was a leave-it-all-on-the-court player who made Philadelphia proud.…

Military support, digital age clash

While support for the war on terror has wavered, one thing has remained constant: support for the troops. But as the war moves into its fourth year, there are growing signs that this support should not come so unconditionally.…

Death of a tyrant: Revenge killing or justice?

The footage of Saddam Hussein’s execution from a cell phone has spread across the Internet faster than panty-free Britney Spears. The reaction to the footage is mixed, just like America’s reaction to the war.…