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Day: February 17, 2009

USAS’s Week of Action: Cut Russell

United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) has designated this a “Week of Action” in an effort to get Penn State to cancel its contract with Russell Athletic. For a thorough recap of the situation, check out this post. On Wednesday, USAS will be in the HUB talking to students about Russell Athletic and its closure of […]

Learn Last Year’s THON Line Dance

So with THON coming up, it has become vitally important that you learn the THON line dance. Similarly, last year, it was absolutely critical that you could “crank dat” with the best of them, in order to be on the top of your game at all the parties. As such, it makes sense that you […]

NRT Presents: “The Velveteen Rabbit”

What: No Refund Theatre is presenting “The Velveteen Rabbit,” a children’s musical based on the classic story by Margery Williams. It’s a delight for all ages and children will have a chance to participate on stage! Where: 111 Forum Building When: 7:30 pm Thursday, Feb. 19, 7:30 pm Friday, Feb. 20, and 2 & 5 […]

Football Recruit Profiled in the Washington Post

Consider this a fact to remember next fall when weekend conversations revolve around football. Devon Smith, an incoming freshman recruit from Maryland, was profiled in this morning’s Washington Post. He’s just 5’7″ and 152 pounds, which is small for a college player. Though in football it’s a disadvantage, that body type is a singular advantage […]

150th Anniversary of First Classes at Penn State

The first classes at Penn State were held on February 16, 1859. Graham Spanier (or, rather, his people) produced a nice video commemorating the occasion. Here are some of the most interesting things we learned. Old Main used to have everything, including labs, classrooms, and even dormitories. Can you imagine being able to have a […]

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