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Brews and bruises for an MTV ‘Jackass’

MTV’s poster boy for inane pranks walks into a suite at the Four Seasons Hotel in Center City and immediately asks his assistant for a beer out of the mini-bar. He’s wearing tattered pants that are cut off at the ankles and an equally ragged cardigan emblazoned with the “Jackass” skull logo.…

Mosaic of Moscow

Thirty-five sponsors and 15 performing organizations, all from the Philadelphia region, came together on Sept. 9 to help celebrate life and spread Russian culture with the fourth-annual Russian Mosaic Festival at Penn’s Landing.…

Avenue North set to open

Anticipating its Oct. 15 completion date for construction, some stores in the Avenue North complex will open their doors by Nov. 1, according to Brandon Dixon, asset manager for Tower Investments, a Philadelphia-based development company.…

Fraternity shuffle on Broad Street

Locked and boarded up since July for renovations, Pi Lambda Phi’s fraternity house, located at 2000 N. Broad St., is not expected to reopen until fall 2007. Many renovations need to be made, according to Gary Sanders, director of Pi Lambda Phi’s chapter operations.…

When bowling, ’strike’ for style

You won’t find any scuffed up bowling shoes in Center City’s Lucky Strike. The bowling alley, which opened in mid-June, is pioneering a new stylish bowling movement within Philadelphia nightlife. Located at 1336 Chestnut St., right next to Olive Garden, the Lucky Strike display lights up Chestnut Street with its large bowling pin and X’s, which represent strikes.…

Frat switches houses, moves closer to campus

At the beginning of the semester, the fraternity brothers of Alpha Epsilon Pi have made Sigma Phi Epsilon’s former fraternity house on Broad Street their new home. Fraternity brothers said they hope the new location will provide them with more space for their growing membership.…

1300 flood causes damage to student rooms

Students returning from the Labor Day weekend found themselves stranded outside 1300 residence hall Sept. 4 evening when a sprinkler on the second floor was triggered. Witnesses say the building’s fire alarm went off at a little after 5 p.m.…

Interim provost says he has no plans to keep the job

When President Ann Weaver Hart was appointed this summer, the university was also immediately faced with the task of filling another high level administrative position.Ira Schwartz, Temple’s Provost of four years, retired July 1, creating a vacancy for the position.…