Monthly Archives: September, 2012

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0 Michael Mauti Dominates Illinois in 35-7 Victory

There was little doubt in anyone’s mind that Michael Mauti was going to have a great game today.

Anyone who did not believe it would realize their mistake less than ninety seconds into the contest, as the senior linebacker forced Tommy Davis to fumble a punt. Three minutes later, the Nittany Lions took advantage of the turnover as Zack Zwinak scored on a one yard touchdown. The Penn State Nittany Lions were off to a 7-0 lead and never looked back defeating the Illinois Fighting Illini 35-7.

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0 Gameday Coverage: Penn State vs. Illinois

Good morning from Memorial Stadium in Champaign Illinois where Big Ten play is set to begin with the Penn State Nittany Lions (2-2) set to take on the Illini Fighting Illinii (2-2). Both head coaches are in their first season with the program as Bill O’Brien and Tim Beckman seek a good start to the conference schedule.

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0 Nittany Lions Head to Champaign with Momentum

The Penn State Nittany Lions (2-2) and the Illinois Fighting Illini (2-2) head into tomorrow’s game at Memorial Stadium with identical records. Aside from that, the two teams do not have much in common. The Nittany Lions enter Big Ten play with some momentum after two consecutive victories whereas the Illini are trying to recover from a shocking twenty eight point home loss to Louisiana Tech last Saturday.

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0 Nvrsoft Throws Dubstep, D&B and Breaks Into the Mix

Within the Penn State community lives an Electronic Dance Music subculture that many students either tend to overlook or don’t even know exists. But with EDM ever increasing in popularity, that subculture is now scratching its way into the mainstream conscious. Read more about one DJ within this family of music lovers who goes by the stage name, “Nvrsoft.”

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3 The Beauty of Cheap: Hamm’s Beer

College students certainly aren’t rich. Everytime something goes up in price, we feel it. Sometimes it’s beer. Sometimes it’s bread. Most of the time it’s gas. Being cheap is nothing to be ashamed of when you’re young and learning.

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1 Staff Predictions: Penn State vs. Illinois

Week 5 of the college football season is here, and that means conference play is set to heat up all over the country. The Penn State Nittany Lions (2-2) and the Illini Fighting Illini (2-2) are set to play at Memorial Stadium in what will be the Big Ten opener for both teams. Let’s see some picks.

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0 Penn State Ranks 13th in College Investment

The Wall Street Journal’s magazine SmartMoney released rankings of return on investment at some of the country’s most expensive colleges. The magazine analyzed tuition over four years as well as median salaries for recent graduates (graduates from 3 years ago) and mid-career graduates (graduates from 15 years ago). Penn State ranks 13th in their model, above the entire Ivy League.

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5 Penn State Couture: The Five Game Day Outfits

It’s an away game weekend for the Nittany Lions, but downtown Penn State apparel shops are sure to be packed for parents’ weekend, buying their sons and daughters all the latest team swag. Game day provides a great channel to show off your favorite Penn State gear, but what you wear to the game could say something about you.

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0 Update: Tiësto Concert Rescheduled

It’s official, Penn State. Get your neon clothing, lollipops, and drug of choice ready — because Tiësto is coming to town. That’s right, the world-renowned Dutch house producer and DJ will be performing at the Bryce Jordan Center this fall according to the BJC’s Facebook page.

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0 Jay Paterno and Coquese Washington Speak to Students on Voting

Last night in Heritage Hall, Jay Paterno and women’s basketball coach, Coquese Washington, opened up with students over the importance of voting in this up-coming presidential election. The event hosted by PSU Votes was designed to give Penn State the fodder to spark political engagement within the student body. But from the strikingly low attendance, will there be enough voices to carry the torch?

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9 Penn Kabab: An Onward State Review

As I’ve previously mentioned, Penn Kebab is one of the best places to get some handcrafted fast food. To be honest, I’m not sure how the people who live in the apartments above Penn Kebab don’t weigh 500 pounds, but I guess they possess some self-control.

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0 Schedule Finalized for Year Two of Chambers Era

Big Ten basketball is just around the corner. With just 37 days remaining until Penn State’s opening scrimmage against Philadelphia University, the Big Ten Conference announced the start times and television arrangements for each Big Ten game for the 2012-13 season. At least 23 of the Lions’ 31 games will be televised, with 12 games being broadcast on the Big Ten Network and 9 games on the ESPN family of networks. Per the Big Ten’s media agreements, every conference game will be nationally televised.

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1 Penn State: Then and Now

Penn State Live posted an interesting slideshow yesterday that captured the progression of Penn State’s campus over more than 100 years. From the Farmers’ High School, to the Agricultural College of Pennsylvania, The Pennsylvania State College, and finally The Pennsylvania State University, our learning community has done a lot of growing up over the years.

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0 Paul Jones Leaves Team for Personal Reasons

It has been a strange September for Paul Jones. He went from backup quarterback to third string quarterback to second string tight end all in a matter of weeks. Now, Jones’ story has taken another turn as the redshirt sophomore has left the team for personal reasons.

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0 Read the Freeh Report…in Paperback for $19.95

If you thought PDF was the only way to read the Freeh report on Penn State, think again. Amazon.com is selling copies of The Penn State Report: Complete Investigative Findings Related to Child Sexual Abuse Committed by Gerald A. Sandusky by PS4RS’s favorite author, Louis Freeh.

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0 DIY Projects To Spice Up Your Dorm

It’s been a little over a month since we’ve all moved back to the happiest of valley’s and it’s time for some change. I know you’re sick of walking into that blandly decorated dorm room cubicle or shabby apartment with hospital color walls. Well, if you’re ready to spice things up a little and get that chill atmosphere going keep on reading for some DIY projects.

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0 Tanner Hartman Commits to Penn State

Bill O’Brien’s 2013 recruiting class grew to eleven verbal commits last night as Virginia offensive lineman Tanner Hartman decommitted from Maryland to join the Nittany Lions. Hartman is rated as a three star recruit by 247 Sports and given two stars by Rivals and Scout. In addition to Maryland, the 6-4 247 lb. high school senior also had offers from Temple, Richmond, and Liberty.

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