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Grade Keepers

We all remember the immense trepidation we felt those years in elementary school when our teachers sent home our report cards. We knew that there would be no way to intercept the foreboding letters from

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Raised Profile

As Temple Owls, we’re in good company. When the university announced it had added a number of new tenure-track professors in the last year, we cheered. It’s wonderful that the university has the clear academic

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Swept Away

That was quick. After waiting 14 years to return to the playoffs, the Phillies won the National League East Division on the final day of the regular season last Sunday. The city, basking in the

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Coming Home

There was a time when being a Temple student was something to overcome. It was at some point under the Peter Liacouras presidency in the 1980s that the shift began. Still, no time has it

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Txt Cnsrd

We love our text messaging. As the technology has evolved, we not only exchange frivolous banter with our friends, but we also get news updates, weather forecasts and movie showtimes from the beaming screen of

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Hard Labor

Philadelphia is a pro-labor town. There’s no denyingthroughout the last 150 years,our city has been a friend to unions, and, for the most part, unions have given back. So it shouldn’t really be a surprise

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No Class

What were they thinking? That, undoubtedly, was the question that a lot of faculty and administrative members at Central Connecticut State University asked when the school’s student newspaper, The Recorder, published a controversial comic in

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Over Educated

Student aid legislation is headline politicking. It is supposed to be leaders helping us learn. In that game of one-upsmanship, Congress came up big when it passed the largest increase in federal student aid since

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Without Bernard

It is a souring experience to approach a checkout counter with a smile, only to have it not be reciprocated. Customer service workers propagate the mentality that customers should treat others as they would like

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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