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0 Blue-White Countdown / 20 Days: Defensive Line Preview

For a team that finished last season ranked first nationally in rush defense (84.8 yards per game) along with 87 tackles for loss and 30 sacks, both top-30 marks nationally, the goal for 2015 will be to maintain that high level of production. For Penn State’s defense, that starts with the big guys up front.

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0 Blue-White Game Countdown / 21 Days: Special Teams Preview

Spring football is well underway in Happy Valley, and we’re just three weeks — 21 days — away from the Blue-White Game. With that in mind, it’s time to begin our position previews with Penn State football’s special teams unit before diving into the defense and then finishing with the offense. While there are punters and kick/punt returners to worry about, the most noteworthy battle within the special teams unit falls on one big question: Who can fill Sam Ficken’s big shoes?

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0 Alumni Association Concedes Legal Battle, Allows Additional Candidates On Ballot

The Penn State Alumni Association elections will feature two additional candidates for council on the ballot following a lawsuit. PSAA Executive Director Roger Williams agreed to let Dr. James Smith and Dr. Elizabeth Morgan onto the ballot after Smith sued the Alumni Association. Smith filed his lawsuit on March 12 after being denied a spot on the ballot by the Alumni Association’s Nominating Committee.

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0 Clown Nose Club To Host Second Annual ‘You Matter Day’

The Penn State Clown Nose Club will hold its second You Matter Day in the HUB on Thursday, April 2 to spread a simply message: “You matter.” The event will run from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. and will make an effort to ensure that each person in attendance feels that he or she is an appreciated member of the Penn State community.

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0 Journalist Kimberly Dozier Shares Harrowing Story With Students

Kimberly Dozier, a former CBS News correspondent and current The Daily Beast contributor, spoke on campus Wednesday as part of the Foster-Foreman Conference of Distinguished Writers. The General Omar N. Bradley Chair in Strategic Leadership at Penn State Law, Dozier shared her experiences reporting on the Iraq War with students and faculty in attendance.

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0 Penn State Baseball Benefits From Villanova Errors, Wins 5-2

After losing 13 of its first 14 games on a grueling road stretch to open its season, Penn State baseball has won three of its four since returning home. With four games at Medlar Field under its belt, the team is starting to gain an identity: one that scores runs with the top of its lineup and is extremely reliant on its bullpen.

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0 UPUA Concludes Ninth Assembly With Robust Final Meeting

Robust. If I had to describe the final meeting of the UPUA’s Ninth Assembly in one word, I’d call it robust, and that’s not just because it was President Anand Ganjam’s favorite buzzword over the course of his year in office. Nineteen items of legislation were passed on Wednesday evening as another chapter of Penn State’s undergraduate student government came to a close, the culmination of a controversial yet undeniably productive year for the UPUA.

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