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Short SighTed

Great things are happening at Temple. In the last 10 years, the university has transitioned from a commuter college where few developers would dare to invest to an enlivened campus where life continues long after

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Delayed Justice

A 71-year-old was charged with murder earlier this month. But William Barnes hasn’t fired the gun that Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham is labeling a murder weapon since Nov. 27, 1966. Drunk and disorderly, Barnes

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Sept. 11 Released

When it happened, we vowed never to forget. So far, we’ve kept that promise. Forgetting the horrific attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, seems to be about the worst way we could dishonor the near 3,000

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Golden Steps

Lincoln Financial Field bubbled with activity as Temple football fans showed up hours before game time to tailgate prior to the Owls’ season opener against Navy Friday night. This is how it should always be.

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Sober Learning

The recent Facebook campaign to lower the drinking age to 18 may seem novel, with students uniting behind a common cause, but its supporters may not have fully considered their position. In addition to foolishly

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Fresh Service

Temple University is a part of Philadelphia. Not the other way around. That’s why Saturday’s inaugural FreshServe, a community service day designed to give students – particularly freshmen – the opportunity to learn the value

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Starting Advice

When you’re heading to college, there’s no shortage of advice from parents, teachers or relatives. Waiting through the summer between high school and college is enough to make the most confident of students – not

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Hot Spot

As the early 90s Nickelodeon show states, “Welcome Freshmen!” You have arrived at Temple University’s campus at an exciting time of change and opportunity. Now is one of the best times to be entering this

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Historical Treasure

Most who have visited this treasured collection recognize it by the young man holding a lantern near the entrance. Or they remember feeling the cover of the 1932 edition of “Lincoln the Unkown” by Dale