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Day: December 11, 2008

Girl Talk Live Blog

7:52- Evan and I arrive at the HUB 7:56- There aren’t any lines,just a general aggregation of people. 7:58- The lines begin. 8:08- The realization that we’ll be in line for more than an hour sets in. Everyone sits down. 8:30- The line is worse than the line to vote. It’s wrapped past higher grounds […]

Penn Says It’s Not Penn State… Rly!

UnderTheButton, a blog focused on Penn, picked up this helpful entry on that university’s FAQ. Is Penn a state university? Where is Penn located? No. The University of Pennsylvania is a private institution with no connection to Pennsylvania State University. I’m glad Penn addressed that issue directly, I’d been worrying about it as of late, […]

Music Industry Considering New Model

As Penn Staters PC users at Penn State have free access to Ruckus, a “completely legal and advertising supported music service geared exclusively to the college community.” Tracks downloaded from Ruckus use Microsoft’s DRM technology, so they aren’t compatible with iPods. In short, the Ruckus program doesn’t fill the music needs of many students. [ed. […]

Collegian Snags Girl Talk Interview

Props to the Collegian’s Rich Coleman for his recent interview with Greg Gillis aka Girl Talk. From the interview, even those that think they know Girl Talk will learn a lot about the man behind the music. It allows a glimpse into the psyche of the man taking college campuses from coast to coast by […]

Shipley Named Nation’s Best Center

A.Q. Shipley has to be on cloud nine right now. Or cloud #57. The Nittany Lions football center and offensive co-captain will be named the winner of the Rimington Trophy, the award for best center, tonight during the ESPN/Home Depot College Football Awards Show. He’s the first ever Penn State football player to win the […]

Graham’s Brainstorm Blog Changes Policy

Left of Centre, a.k.a. Veblen, noticed something pretty interesting on Graham Spanier’s Chronicle of Higher Education’s Brainstorm blog. For the full story, check out Left of Centre. The Chronicle’s policy regarding comments changed significantly. Here’s the before and after comparison:

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