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Day: February 5, 2009

Your Future Playmakers

In case you didn’t hear, yesterday was National Signing Day, where college football recruits either follow through on their verbal commitments, or break the hearts of recruiters and fans by signing with another school at the last moment. Every now and then, something completely insane happens – you get players that make you hold your […]

So You Want to Be a Leader?

Last week, President Spanier unveiled the new Presidential Leadership Academy. Funded by Edward R. and Helen S. Hintz, both alumni, to the tune of $5 million, the Academy is structured to develop critical thinking skills and have participating students apply those skills to decisions on complex public policy, societal and global issues that they may […]

Back to the Future!

Time travel has always been the stuff of science fiction, but one Penn State alumna, Ronald Mallett (’69), has spent his life attempting to turn it into reality. Mallett was ten years old when his dad passed away of a heart attack. Inspired by a comic book version of H.G. Wells’ classic The Time Machine, […]

Senior Gift: There With Bells On

Earlier this fall, the senior class decided that its senior gift would be related to the Old Main Bell. So, the School of Architecture made each of its 45 second-year students create a design for how the bell could be incorporated into the Old Main landscape. It would make sense, then, that the senior class […]

Doom and Gloom for Grads

Sorry seniors. You’re graduating at possibly the worst time in the past half-century. Maybe you can find solace in the fact that you won’t be drafted like your grandfathers might have been, but it is going to be extraordinarily hard for you to find jobs. UCLA’s Anderson School of Management has issued a report saying […]

Bro Call

“How To Get All The Ladies, Part 1” Sup dudes. Chad here again. Have you ever looked at yourself in the mirror and said to yourself, “I’m a failure of a human with no love life. How can I get all the ladies, like that sexy Chad fellow?” If you have, then you are in […]

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