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Secrets of pledging a sorority

Nicole Gordon, Chiara Brunori and Swee Shankar hurried down Liacouras Walk at 4:50 on Monday, Sept. 23, nervously chatting to one another. The three freshmen were on their way to the first sorority recruitment meeting.

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A fresh look at frat life

Coming into college with images of Animal House, Old School, and American Pie running through my mind, I no doubt had pre-conceived notions about fraternities. Looking absolutely clueless, there I was standing in J&H, tray

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Come on ride the train with commuters

During the 10-minute break between classes, commuter students bombard Berks Street in a rush to catch their anticipated train home or make it to their first class. Much of their time is spent riding and

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History of, life as a campus commuter

One hundred and twenty years ago, Russell Conwell founded Temple as a school for Philadelphia residents to commute to from their own backyards. One hundred and twenty years later, commuters still hold the majority in

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Cut costs, save environment: PhillyCarShare

The green men were spotted again. The matching pair, sporting green spandex bodysuits complete with green face paint and reflector shades, slivered through an afternoon crowd near the Bell Tower last Tuesday during Fall Fest.

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Commuting to campus in $3 or less

Gene Maggioncalda gets mobbed at car shows when he drives his ’78 El Camino into the lot. Not because it’s been restored to perfect showroom condition, but because it barely makes a sound. Maggioncalda, a

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The guiding life of a tour guide

“Right now you’re at the Bell Tower,” said sophomore Owl Ambassador Courtney Clarahan. “It is our tallest monument here on campus. Anyone wanna take a stab at how tall it is? Anyone?” The prospective students