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Lisa Jackson, former head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and current Vice President of Environmental Initiatives at Apple Inc., will be the keynote speaker for the 2014 Colloquium on the Environment on Thursday, Nov. 6 at 6 p.m. in Schwab Auditorium.
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Slip on your running tights and lace up your sneakers! The THON 5K, or the FT5K, will take place this Sunday, Nov. 3 at 10 a.m.
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A subcommittee has been meeting since April with the responsibility to design and plan the addition of a new, general instruction building to campus.
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Penn State has selected "The Boom" as its common book for incoming freshmen in 2015.
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Lion Ambassadors will host their annual Lantern Tours tonight, Oct. 31. The historical nighttime tours, starting at 6:30 p.m., take off from the steps of Old Main and lead the group through campus.
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Shots were the story of the game as Penn State defeated Bentley 3-2 in the first game of their series. The Nittany Lions outshot the Falcons 54-26 in the win.
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Eric Frein, the man accussed of killing Penn State alumna Bryon Dickson, has been captured by Pennsylvania State Police.
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Penn State's Chapter for Uplifting Athletes has now raised $1 million for kidney cancer research, becoming the first university to reach this prestigious milestone.
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Penn State announced the addition of another cupcake to a future schedule today, as Appalachian State will come to Beaver Stadium to open the 2018 season on Sept. 1, 2018. Penn State's schedules from 2015-18 are now complete.
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Michael Hull was named the Bednarik Award winner for last week, given to the nation's best defensive player of the week.
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University alum and award-winning sportswriter Michael Weinreb will speak at 6 p.m. Thursday in Foster Auditorium.
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Richards and Mulvey, who run the World in Conversation Center, will be in Doha from Nov. 4-6. The event focuses on innovating global education.
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The UPUA assembly sped through an increasingly rare uneventful meeting last night, hosting a guest speaker and passing two tame pieces of legislation.
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James Franklin served as Maryland's offensive coordinator from 2008-2010. On Saturday, he'll coach against some of his Maryland recruits for the first time.
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Gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf came to campus today to meet students and address supporters at Penn State. The campaign bus pulled up on Curtin Avenue outside of the Berkey Creamery bright and early this morning to the sound of applause from a crowd of about a hundred.
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The women's volleyball team stayed hot by sweeping No. 17 Ohio State on Tuesday night.
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The long-awaited Fraser Centre is finally under construction after over 10 years of planning, delays, and development changes.
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In January, Eberly Dean Daniel Larson will be leaving Happy Valley in order to pursue a job in an Ecuador University. He will become the head chancellor at Ecuador's first research university, Yachay University. The university hopes to become a leader in global research with basic and applied science.
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If you spent any time outside of Beaver Stadium on Saturday afternoon ahead of the Nittany Lions' primetime matchup with Ohio State, you likely noticed an eye-catching banner soaring through the State College skies. Distinct Collectibles, a figurine retailer, funded a plane that was trailed by four words: "Bring The Statue Home." Here's the story behind the company.
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It's a big night for fans of overly explicit, mid-2000's rap -- The Ying Yang Twins are coming to Levels Nightclub on Thursday, Dec. 11.
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Saturday's officiating debacle in the game against Ohio State still isn't sitting well with Penn Staters, and today, Athletic Director Sandy Barbour released a statement regrading what her office has done about it.
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Penn State's student athletes continue to graduate at a higher rate than other Division 1 schools.
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The State College Police were more than busy this weekend after receiving just under 200 calls. Handing out numerous alcohol related citations, one can assume it was one of the busiest weekends of the semester.
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A man was knocked unconscious after two fights near Garner and Calder early Sunday morning, and the two other parties involved are still at large.
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You Can Play, a nonprofit organization working to help ensure that athletes of all sexual orientations are given a fair opportunity to compete, will be coming to Schwab Auditorium for an event at 6:30 p.m. on October 29.
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After getting snubbed from the semifinalist list for the Butkus Award, linebacker Mike Hull was added to the watch list for the 20th Chuck Bednarik Award, given annually to the nation's best defensive player.
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If his practice goes well this week, Miles Dieffenbach will likely play for the first time this year on Saturday against Maryland, according to James Franklin.
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Penn State is the 52nd best global university, according to U.S. News and World Report. This is the inaugural year of the “Best Global Universities” list, which features the top 500 institutions in 49 different countries.
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After what can only be described as a complete shitshow of a meeting in the Nittany Lion Inn, the Board of Trustees voted 17-9 to deny a Al Lord's resolution that would have appointed a committee to re-investigate the Freeh Report.
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Penn State senior Ryan Keiser received emergency surgery at the Hershey Medical Center's Intensive Care Unit following possibly fatal complications from a rib injury.