Day: October 25, 2012

EQ recommends: Weekend Edition

October 25, 2012

Got nothing to do this weekend? EQ is here to help. We’ve scoured the internet for fun things to do, so you don’t have to.   Friday Harry Potter Conference at Chestnut Hill College The Boy Who Lived meets academia. Professors and students from local universities will be presenting on subjects ranging from “The Medicalization of Magical […]

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iPhone 5 could use some tweaking

October 25, 2012

Owen Cheung ’16 The new iPhone 5 was released last month and many people are probably wondering, is it any good? With much excitement and anticipation, Apple announced the new iPhone 5 at an event early in September. The phone has many changes from its predecessors, in both design and software and it introduces some […]

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Das Racist’s set comes up short

October 25, 2012

All the way from Brooklyn, the rap group Das Racist came to Philadelphia to perform in their October 8 concert. The rap trio played at Union Transfer in Northern Liberties, along with four opening acts. The first to perform was Weekend Money, a duo whose rapper is from North Philadelphia. The pair performed several catchy […]

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No Nomsense: Frankfurter Kranz

October 25, 2012

In Germany, cake is a meal. Some days, two meals are eaten; Breakfast and Cake. Some days it is three; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. The best of days there are four; Breakfast, Lunch, Cake and Dinner. On Sunday afternoon, the family gathers for a large breakfast and later in the day they all eat a […]

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A junior finds the school of her dreams

October 25, 2012

As we walked down 4th street in New York, I felt a sense of unending opportunities. Every person that walked by me spoke in another language, completely immersed in the conversation they were having, whether on the phone or in person. We took a seat in the Admissions building of New York University (NYU), and […]

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GFSers shine in Shakespeare’s “Shrew”

October 25, 2012

“I come to wive it wealthily in Padua;If wealthily, then happily in Padua.”(“The Taming of the Shrew,” Act 1 scene ii) And so begins the classic battle of the sexes, William Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.” This past September, Old Academy Players, Germantown’s local community theater, put up a rolicking production of the hilarious […]

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