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Tailgreat before the Penn State-Wisconsin game, Senior Day 2012.
The Penn State Blue Band announced today that Penn State Athletics has decided to cancel the popular Tailgreat show, held prior to home football games in the Bryce Jordan Center.
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Penn State fans living in State College should run -- not walk -- to the Barnes & Noble on Benner Pike if they want to grab a copy of Jay Paterno's new book before it potentially gets pulled. The memoir "Paterno Legacy: Enduring Lessons from the Life and Death of My Father" isn't due out until September 1, but Barnes & Noble had a stack of the book for sale in its Local Interest section at closing time on Tuesday.
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Welcome to the best weekend of the summer, everyone. In our excitement for Arts Fest, we got to thinking: Among Penn State's many great weekends, which is its best?
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Arts Fest 2014 has entered the 21st century with the creation of a new app that will allow users to get an "inside experience" to all of the details of the annual Central Pa. gathering.
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Horror punk and hardcore band the Misfits will headline a stop in State College just in time for Halloween.
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Though it sure seems like noon games suck from responses to the latest kickoff time announcement, some of us aren't so sure. So, retired sports editor Zach Berger and managing editor Tim Gilbert present the latest Onward Debate: Do noon football games suck?
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According to defense attorneys, James Franklin and director of performance enhancement Dwight Galt contacted her due to her connections to the team.
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This Saturday at 8:00 p.m., Penn State’s oldest student organization will take to the stage at Eisenhower Auditorium for its 125th Anniversary Concert.
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After a Bill Belton tweet suggested that some Nittany Lions want new uniforms, our writers debate whether or not the team should switch from their current jerseys.
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For this coming year, the Special Interest Organizations—organizations created primarily for the purpose of supporting THON—will have a brand-new Executive Board bring them together: the S.I.A., also known as the Special Interest Association.
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At 2 p.m. during Legacy Celebration, Homecoming's celebration of all things Penn State, Homecoming announced its Honorary Grand Marshal for 2014 and it's Michael Paul of Penn State Lunar Lion!
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Kenan Thompson
He may be 35 years old now, but Kenan Thompson is still 'all that.' From his days as one of the biggest child stars of the 90s to his current status as a senior cast member on Saturday Night Live, he's always been able to make us laugh, and last night proved no different.
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Four writers wandered around north campus during SOMA's Arts Crawl on Friday evening to embrace a variety of musical perspectives.
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We need your help to help send our staff to Ireland for the Croke Park Classic vs. Central Florida.
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For the second straight year, members of several Penn State blogs are looking to put together a comprehensive Penn State football preview magazine, and for We Are! 2014 to become a thing, the people involved need your help.

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Peter Diamandis Lunar Lion
At the Schreyer Honors College's Shaping the Future Summit on Tuesday, X Prize founder Peter Diamandis praised and endorsed the Lunar Lion's mission to not only become the first entity besides the governments of the U.S., the Soviet Union, and China to land on the moon, but also to become the first university to accomplish that feat.
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Relay For Life
This weekend, thousands of Penn Staters and members of the State College community will gather at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park for Relay For Life of Penn State 2014.
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Erickson is not average, nor was his task. He was close to retirement from his role of vice president and provost before being thrown into the president’s role on Nov. 9, 2011, during tremendous tumult. Penn State’s darkest days followed: Criminal charges and convictions for former employees, its football program nearly put into a coma, a once-sterling reputation smeared; and it was up to the man who’d been on staff since 1977 to see it through. When he accepted the role on that day, he said he did so under “circumstances I never could have imagined.”
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Anand Ganjam and running mate Emily McDonald enter the election with the most thorough and comprehensive platform and a history of leadership, student government experience, and tangible change in their past. As such, Onward State has chosen to endorse the Ganjam-McDonald ticket in this year's UPUA election, taking place this coming Wednesday.
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Famed OS commenter Laura Strobl is stepping out from the Facebook page and joining the Onward State staff.
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THON has just announced that bouncers from the Shandygaff will serve as the newest Rules and Regulations Captains for 2015.
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You don't need to be a member of PS4RS to respect Joe Paterno's legacy. Upward State, a group that is positioned as a positive alternative to PS4RS, announced a proposal yesterday to form a commission that would find ways to honor the former coach.
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Students received a PSUTXT alert informing students that another on-campus sexual assault had occurred, making it the second in just two months.
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The so-called father of "The Greatest Show in College Football" will return to Penn State for the Fall 2014 semester as an adjunct instructor in the College of Communications. Guido D'Elia, the director of branding and communications for Penn State football from 2004 to 2012, will teach COMM 497a, called Promotional Video Agency.
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State Patty's Clothes
More organizations continued to release their State Patty's Day statistics yesterday, and there's unquestionably a common theme -- the drinking holiday was much less destructive this year than in years past.
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By Mitch Wilston
Not all Penn State students will be partying this Saturday for State Patty's Day. For the fourth year in a row, many students will be countering the drinking event with the State Day of Service, which will include community service projects on campus and throughout State College.
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We're now four days out, and our collective THON hangover is finally subsiding. Now that the 707 dancers are (hopefully) all fully recovered, we caught up with a few to ask them some questions about their once-in-a-lifetime experience.