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Central PA's 8th Annual Out of the Darkness Walk will be held on Sunday, April 27 at 1 p.m. at Sidney Friedman Park in State College. Over the years the event has raised $350,000 for AFSP. More importantly, half of the money that's raised goes to suicide prevention and awareness programs in our area.
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Most of us have now learned better than to put our implicit trust in the CATA app with its frequent crashes and occasionally unreliable information, but is there any hope that we can one day track our beloved Loops and Links with peace of mind?
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Last night's UPUA meeting featured a parliamentary procedure mess amongst a slew of legislation.
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1AA Joe Paterno Statue
A bronze statue of Joe Paterno seated on a bench will be erected outside the Tavern Restaurant in November 2015. The statue, designed by sculptor Zenos Frudakis, is in response to Penn State's decision to remove Joe Paterno's statue from Porter Road in July 2012. At the time, President Rodney Erickson called the statue a “lightning rod of controversy.”
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HUB Expansion
The HUB expansion project will soon be filled with the "John Hancocks" of students who wish to become a permanent part of Penn State history. Students will have the opportunity to sign the final two steel beams for the first-phase of the project on the first floor of the HUB from 10:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28 and Wednesday, April 29. HUB staff will also be on hand both days between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to answer questions about the project with free cake provided for every student who is broke at the end of the semester.
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Weebly, a company created in a dorm room by three Penn State students, is now valued at nearly half a billion dollars.
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One of Penn State's most important and ostensive relationships is with Nike, the athletic apparel giant. The Nike swoosh is ubiquitous on Penn State clothing, and it remains one of the most lucrative apparel deals in the nation.
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The hotly contested Board of Trustees election is seeing fewer alumni voting during the first week than in the previous two years, according to the most recent numbers released by the Board office.
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Penn State's Sept. 13 matchup against Big Ten newcomers Rutgers in Piscataway Township, New Jersey will kick off at 8 p.m. on the Big Ten Network, marking the third primetime kickoff that Penn State will have in 2014.
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What's cooler than crashing at your son/daughter/friend's unkempt apartment for Arts Fest or splurging on a hotel room for some privacy and room service? Doing it old school with a weekend in the dorms, that's what.
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Several Penn State runners returned to the Boston Marathon again this year after last year's tragedy.
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A GoFundMe page created in support of Beth Beckman, a Penn State graduate and former THON Captain, has already reached incredible success.
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Senior guard Ariel Edwards has signed a free agent contract with the WNBA’s Tulsa Shock. She joins Maggie Lucas, as the only other Lady Lion to go onto to the WNBA this season.
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Former Penn Stater and Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Gerald Zahorchak will speak on campus this Tuesday in a discussion hosted by the College of Education Student Council.
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David Taylor, Ed Ruth and Zain Retherford all placed in the top three this weekend at the ASICS/U.S. Open and FILA Junior Nationals.
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Indie rock band American Authors will take the stage on Friday, May 2nd in the HUB Alumni Hall.
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Jamba Juice and McAlister's Deli to come to the HUB for the fall of 2014.
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A Penn State senior needs our help! The very funny Megan Goetz is a member of the Second Floor Stand-up club on campus, and has entered the Funny or Die Road 2 Oddball competition.
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Hardwell's last stop on his Revealed North American Bus Tour was Penn State, where he brought a phenomenal setlist with a visual joyride for his audience.
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As a 10-year old kid growing up Nottingham, England, BMX rider Jamie Bestwick didn't know that his first bicycle -- a gift from his father-- would inspire him to become one of the best athletes in the history of action sports.
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Have you noticed your friends sending Tags lately? The app is gaining prevalence, but what is it?
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After roaring to its best start of the last 20 years, Penn State baseball entered the weekend series against Illinois unbeaten at the friendly confines of Medlar Field at Lubrano Park and looking to climb to the top of the Big Ten standings.
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The 2nd annual College Town Film Festival is well underway at the State Theater and one of the most prominent features of this year’s festival is special guest James Denton also known as Mike Delfino from Desperate Housewives. The festival features the screenings of several independent films as well as several shorts, one of which stars Denton.
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ESPN's Mike and Mike had viewers send in questions for Mark Emmert. The responses they received were hilarious.
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The 2015 Blue-White game will take place on April 18, 2015. Penn State will change things up next year, as the game -- which usually kicks off early in the afternoon -- will reportedly take place in the "mid to late afternoon," according to a press release.
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The University Police log can often provide some entertaining stories, but this one is hard to beat.
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As a thank you to staff and customers, Redifer Dining Commons will host its annual "Hollywood Nights" themed dinner this Thursday. The menu will feature lobster, prime ribs, and shrimp cocktail.
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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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upua exec board confirmation
The UPUA Ninth Assembly began to come together at last night’s assembly meeting as a number of Executive Board positions were confirmed on Wednesday night.
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Communication Skills
PayPal's Shahid Khan is hosting an entrepreneurial workshop this Sunday in State College.
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