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Day: February 10, 2009

The Natty Nittany

Nick. Outside Redifer Commons. Nick is hip.  Period.  The black and dark red tones are edgy – especially when topped off with the ripped hole in his jeans.  A pair of slim (or skinny, if you can pull it off) black denim are an essential part of every wardrobe.  The newspaper under the arm adds, too.  […]

SOS’ Shakely Talks Stimulus

In an opinion piece in the Philadelphia Bulletin, Thomas Shakely, founder of Safeguard Old State, discusses the effect of the currently debated stimulus package on higher education. Shakely argues that: this increase in taxpayer funding of higher education will not result in fundamentally better colleges or universities. Our universities and colleges will likely be less […]

Quote of the Day

Ah, State College Borough Meetings, please keep giving us gems like this: “Dogs are like people,” Pionke said at Monday night’s State College Borough Council meeting. “They get along sometimes, but some hate the other guys and want to get in their cage and whip them.” Has Harry Pionke’s experience with people been limited to […]

Penn State Misses Memo About Russell

United Students Against Sweatshops has been lobbying the university to suspend its contract with Russell Athletic for a long time now. You might remember this fall, they staged a study-in at Old Main to raise awareness about the issue. The USAS argument is simple: Russell was cited by the Workers Rights Consortium for closing down […]

10 Questions: Clint Gyory, the New Nittany Lion

What residence area do you live in and how do you like it? First semester I had lived in East Halls, but I now have moved out into a house off of campus that me and my Dad have purchased and co-own. What has been your favorite class this year? Micro Economics with Dirk Mateer […]

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