Opinion

Congress not mending any ‘fences’ with Act

The Great Wall of China is a stunning and archaic mark of human ingenuity. One of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Great Wall is a highly-visited tourist spot. It seems that the House of Representatives feels left out and wants to build America her own wall.…

Once innovative, MTV dumbed by reality TV

At midnight Aug. 1, 1981, 3 million people across the country turned on their TVs, to be greeted by the words, “Ladies and Gentlemen … rock and roll!” as the infamous “moon man” proudly raised the MTV flag.…

Little Google turns corporate bad boy

If anyone did a Google search for “the most sought after internet property … ever!” the result would be YouTube. Everyone’s favorite video-sharing Web site just got slammed with a price tag of $1.6 billion.…

Nip, tuck and tie with a bow

I don’t know about you, but I love gifts. Birthdays, anniversaries, Christmas and graduation are all just measly events that support the process of gift-giving. So what’s a better gift than a boob job, a tummy tuck or my personal favorite – rhinoplasty?…

Back those hopefuls who’ll run for office

When her talk show debuted in 1986, no one suspected Oprah Winfrey would become the richest, the most powerful and arguably the most beloved woman in the country – maybe even the world.…

Colleges should can early-admissions programs

Good riddance. Harvard University, Princeton University, and The University of Virginia have gotten rid of early admissions and it’s time for other schools to follow suit. For those of us who don’t remember the college admission process like it was yesterday, early admission students apply months in advance to universities.…

Construction dust could cloud our neighborhood

With all of the development popping up around campus, it’s easy to forget about the structures – physical and societal – that have existed in this area long before anyone considered morphing Temple into a residential campus.…

Have faith (and some religious tolerance)

There’s more than one way to eat a Reese’s. These words are familiar in our minds. We know the commercial. We picture ourselves taking a bite into our own peanut-butter cup with personal style.…