Temple University cancels Spring Fling event due to off-campus drinking

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Thursday, August 29, 2013

On the first day of classes at Temple University, the school stunned the student body by cancelling one of the most popular events.

“I think it’s pretty awful,” said junior Benjamin Math.

The university cancelled Spring Fling, an annual event in April that brought together students and student organizations for a mid-week celebration. But the university says the event is no longer about the campus community. It is about off-campus drinking.

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