Opinion

Temple won’t receive without giving

Every year, “U.S. News & World Report” releases its annual college rankings and sends college admissions offices and obsessive applicants into a frenzy. Combine this with colleges scratching and clawing for any sliver of recognition on the national stage and soon “Most Connected” banners are everywhere.…

Craigslist more naughty than nice

Founded in 1995 by Craig Newmark as a way to tell San Francisco residents about cool local events, Craigslist has expanded to include cities in all 50 states and more than 50 countries.…

Internet: Home away from home

Sitting in the TECH Center, a girl reads, “Sara Spink has posted a comment on your wall.” Her eyes widen as her lips form into a smile. It is obvious that this connection has brought her some joy.…

Dems didn’t receive votes for draft

U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., re-elected to his 18th term, just revealed his plans for a new piece of legislation. It won’t end the war in Iraq, but it would force America’s youth to fight in it.…

Keep comedians out of our classes

Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and Lewis Black are the premier political comics of our time. These three comedians have provided necessary criticism of the American government for the last few years.…

Giving them their flowers now

Dying alone and anonymously is a scary thought. People worry that no one will attend the funeral or seem to notice their passing. For the homeless, this will most likely happen.…

A choice that’ll benefit the animals

Origin of the American library, home to the oldest theater in America, and birthplace of the original U.S. Mint, the City of Brotherly Love is known not only for its boisterous, cheese steak-loving, crazy sports fans, but also for its status as a trailblazer in enriching institutions – including the nation’s first zoo.…

Something police didn’t learn at Academy

Widely known as the Web site chock-full of outrageous videos, YouTube and other forms of amateur video have unexpectedly become a tool for justice. Recently, a YouTube video triggered an FBI probe of a Los Angeles arrest.…