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Day: December 30, 2008

Paper Trail’s Annual College Media Contest

The Paper Trail blog at U.S. News & World Report has begun its annual Best in College Newspapers contest. The categories are Story of the Year, Nonstory of the Year, Newsmaker of the Year, and Best Alternative Media Outlet. Firstly, we were wondering… r we alternative enough? R we snarky enough? Should we be more […]

NYT Reports on USC’s Sour Grapes

The New York Times ran an annoying article yesterday about how USC really, really wishes it was going to play a better team in a BCS game other than the Rose Bowl. When a team ends its team meetings in training camp by chanting “Miami,” the host city of this season’s Bowl Championship Series title […]

Penn State’s First Rose Bowl

The LA Times has a neat article about Penn State’s first Rose Bowl appearance, which was incidentally against USC. That first squad left for California on December 19, 1922, and was led by Hugo Bezdek. Heading into the Rose Bowl, they were 6-4-1 (ties were still allowed back then). “They wanted to make it an […]

Overheard on Twitter

Twitter is buzzing with Penn State mentions. Here are some of the ones we liked best.

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