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Remodeled halls sport new basketball facilities

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Parts of the remodeled Pearson-McGonigle halls will open this week.
The time for the men and women’s basketball teams to utilize the new, separate practice courts that were constructed above Pearson and McGonigle Halls as part of a $58 million project has arrived.…

Ice hockey wins two during break

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The club ice hockey team picked up its best win of the season during break against UMBC.
The Owls skated into winter break with a record of 6–12, after a notable performance in the Mid-Atlantic Collegiate Hockey Association Showcase in Warwick, Pa.…

Women’s gymnastics hopes to rally around seniors

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The Owls will rely on its pair of senior captains to improve their young squad.
Confidence is running high for the women’s gymnastics squad on North Broad Street in 2012.
The Owls, who are returning three seniors and one graduate student, are loaded with youthful talent up and down the roster.

Unity creates stronger community

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Various departments from Temple collaborated with students and parents to celebrate MLK day.
On Friday, Jan. 13, Temple University’s College of Education, Office of Sustainability and Computer Recycling Center partnered to teach the importance of community service to students at Dunbar Promise Academy in light of Martin Luther King Jr.…

Dedicate recognition on MLK Day

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Joseph Mackie recognizes Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with honor and reflection on King’s philosophies.
Yesterday marked the 26th anniversary since Martin Luther King, Jr. Day was designated as a federal holiday in 1983.…

Diversity is more than black and white

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Zoll points out that diversity is more than  a person’s skin color and  that students should look beyond that classification of diversity.

“Everyone says that this school is so diverse, but it’s all black and white  students.” I overhear students make that statement often, which prompted me to make students aware that diversity goes beyond black and white.

Proposed ban on Sharia law is out of ignorance

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Scott examines the implications behind the proposed ban against Sharia law.  He argues that this very proposal proves prejudice is still  prevelant in  society.

Of all of Mark Twain’s great quotes, “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it does rhyme,” has always stuck out to me as especially insightful.

Fiscal pressure

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The Temple News advocates students to be open to restructuring options.

It is a new year and with it comes yet another round of cuts in state appropriations. As Amelia Brust reports in “Pa.…